Information about CELPIP

The CELPIP Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program

Take the CELPIP at ALC Montreal - Accredited Center

The CELPIP Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program is a general test that assesses language skills in English.

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PREPARATION FOR CELPIP
PREPARATION FOR CELPIP

CELPIP allows candidates to demonstrate their knowledge of English. The CELPIP test accurately assesses a candidate's English language skills in everyday situations, including communicating with colleagues and superiors in a professional context, interacting with friends, understanding newsletters, producing responses to written documents, understand editorial texts.

Which CELPIP to choose?

If you must present a CSQ file

you must pass the CELPIP - General

4 events. Duration 3H

If you need to submit a permanent resident file to IRCC

you must pass the CELPIP - General

4 events. Duration 3H

If you want to obtain Canadian citizenship and opt for English

you must take the CELPIP LS

Duration 1 hour 15 minutes

To validate your knowledge

in English with a professional body or college

you must pass the CELPIP - General

4 events. Duration 3H

How does CELPIP work?

  • All the tests are done on the computer

  • The 4 or 2 tests depending on the objective of the test take place on the same day

  • Description of the tests:

    • Listening comprehension 47-55 minutes
    • Reading comprehension 55 - 60 minutes
    • Written expression 53-60 minutes
    • Oral expression 15 - 20 minutes

  • North American accent

  • Results in 5 working days

CELPIP EXAM DAYS

Thursday: 16:00 p.m. & 18:30 p.m.

Friday: 14:30 p.m.

CELPIP LS EXAM DAYS

Thursday: 16:00 p.m. & 18:30 p.m.

Friday: 14:30 p.m.