Understanding Different Language Requirement Tests for Canada PR

Language proficiency plays a vital role towards receiving Canadian Permanent Residency. Thus, either you are applying through Express Entry or Provincial Nominee Program as a skilled worker, you must prove your language skills by taking an approved language test.

To apply for Canada PR, you must show your language skills and abilities to IRCC (Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada).

Which Tests are Accepted by IRCC?

There are two types of tests: CELPIP (Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program), TEF (Test d’evaluation de Francais) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

To understand a clear picture of different language tests, we would discuss the above mentioned language tests in detail:

  • IELTS (International English Language Test System)

What is IELTS?

IELTS is the most popular English language test that checks your ability in four sections of English language namely Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. Over 3 million tests have been taken in the previous year. IELTS is the most accepted form of language proficiency test.

If you are planning to apply for Canadian Immigration then you may take IETLS-General Training

What is the desirable IELTS score?

Well, the minimum score required for IELTS depends upon the visa category in which you intend to apply and the organization where you plan to study or work.

IELTS scores your English Language Proficiency on a scale from 1-9 in four skills: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking

Where do I have to take the language test (IELTS)?

There are more than 1500 test centre locations across the globe. IELTS are available round the year, with convenient test dates. You can go to any authorised IELS centre and give the language proficiency test. This is a paper based test.

How can I study for IELTS test?

IELTS is not that difficult as it seems to be, if you familiarize yourself with the format of the test by reviewing the content of the test as the type of questions asked in the each section. Update yourself with IELTS rules and regulations.

Practice the study material available on the internet and you can also practice the FREE IELTS Module test papers provided by Aptech Global Immigration Consultancy.

CELPIP Language Test

What is the CELPIP?

The Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program is an English Language proficiency test designated by the IRCC for permanent resident status in Canada and Canadian citizenship.

This test checks the takers English abilities in a variety of everyday situations, such a communicating with co-workers and superiors in the work place, interacting with friends, understanding newscasts and interpreting and responding to written materials.

There are two types of CELPIP-General teat and General LS test

TEF Language Test

What is TEF?

This test was created in 1998 by the French Language Centre of the CCI Paris lle-de-France, the TEF (Test d’Evaluation de Franais) is an international benchmark test that measures your level of knowledge and skills in French.

This test is both papers as well as electronic based, an applicant must be above 16 years of age to sit for TEF.

This test is conducted to evaluate the French Skills of the candidate using a scale of 7 levels that range from 0+ level (basic skills) to level 6(complete control):

• 6 skill levels A1 to C2 of the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR) of the Council of Europe
• 12 Canadian Language Benchmarks (NCLC-niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens).

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