Types of CAEL Exam
CAEL Exam Type
CAEL test is one of the greatest tools for faithfully mimicking language use in a Canadian academic environment. It includes reading articles, listening attentively to a lecture, answering questions, and writing a brief essay. With ProProctor's safe online proctoring service, you may take the CAEL exam from the convenience of your home while having the authenticity of the results guaranteed. Moreover, the CAEL result can be submitted for free to five universities and is accessible in 8 business days. The CAEL Online test is identical to the CAEL Test administered in testing centers in terms of test format, content, and scoring.
There are two types of CAEL exam:
CAEL – Online
The CAEL Online can be taken from comfort of your own home and is available to be taken from Canada and United States of America.
CAEL – At a Test Centre
This type of CAEL is available to be taken from a test center across international test centers. The CAEL which is available at test centers is computer delivered.
CAEL Course for both exam types
Both the types of CAEL tests assess a student’s abilities in four components namely Speaking, Writing, Listening and Writing. The various components and syllabus is same for both tests and the following structure is followed:
- Speaking: Speaking lasts for 7 to 10 minutes and has 3 tasks.
- Integrated Reading: This component is 35 to 50 minutes long. It has two sections with comprehension questions in each section. The first section has one or two short passages, while the second section has one or two short passages.
- Integrated Listening: This component is 25 to 35 minutes long and has two sections with comprehension type questions.
- Academic unit A: This unit is about 60 to 70 minutes long and has three component sections.
- Academic Unit B: This unit is approximately 40 to 45 minutes long and has three component sections.
CAEL Exam Fee
The CAEL exam fee is about $280 plus taxes. This fee is the Canadian price for taking the exam.
Which test should you take?
You should take CAEL Online or CAEL - at a test center depending on its availability in your country. This availability can be checked from official CAEL website www.cael.ca
CAEL – Online
As mentioned above this test type of CAEL can be taken from comfort of your home. The secure, online proctoring service provided by ProProctor allows CAEL Online to be taken in safety from home. The CAEL Online test has the exact same format, subject matter, and scoring system as the CAEL Test that is given at our testing facilities.
Take CAEL Online if
- You wish to give an online exam from security, comfort and safety of your home.
- You are residing anywhere in Canada, USA, Brazil, Mexico, India, Columbia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, UAE and Indonesia.
- You meet the System, Room, ID requirements and Security Checks as set by CAEL Office.
CAEL – At a Test Center
As mentioned above, CAEL At a Test Center can be taken from any test center that is available in your country.
Take CAEL – At a Test Center if:
- You are not able to meet System, Room, ID requirements and Security Checks at your home.
- You don’t have CAEL Online available in your country.
Different Features of Both CAEL Test Types
|Test Features||CAEL – Online||CAEL – At a Test Centre|
|Length: Approximately 3.5 hours||
|Format: 5 integrated components||
|Testing Days: Friday – Sunday||
|Check-in Window||30 minutes after start||45 minutes before start|
|Location||Online at home||Test Centre|
|Availability||Canada, USA, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Japan, Vietnam, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, UAE, Indonesia||Canada, USA, India, UAE, Philippines & China|
|Special Requirements||Accepted ID Compatible computer system Private room with table For full requirements read here.||Accepted ID Copy of test confirmation email|
|Transfer Deadline*||48 hours before the date of the Test Session||7 days before the date of the Test Session|
|Transfer Fee*||$50 CAD (plus tax)||$50 CAD (plus tax)|
|Cancellation Deadline||48 hours before the date of the Test Session||7 days before the date of the Test Session|
|Cancellation Refund||Refund of fifty percent (50%) of the fee you paid for the Test Session registration.||Refund of fifty percent (50%) of the fee you paid for the Test Session registration.|
Date and Frequency
IELTS test dates are offered upto 4 times in a month making a total of 48 fixed dates in one calender year. The availability of IELTS dates in India may differ for Academic and General IELTS.
Center and Admit Card
The IELTS Exam is offered across more than 50 locations across India. There is no admit card provided for IELTS examination.
IELTS Exam results are released 10 calendar days after the test for the paper based exam and 5-7 calendar days for the computer based test. The Candidate will receive only ONE original Test Report form (TRF).
A candidate may request up to 5 additional TRFs to be sent to the receiving institutions (universities, professional bodies, etc) within 1 month of taking the IELTS test. TRFs sent by courier will be sent via DHL and students will be charged accordingly. If the receiving institution accepts electronic submission of scores then that can be arranged through the IDP IELTS office free of charge.
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