Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)
Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) is part of the Cambridge exams that follows the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), where grades are given from A1 to C2 depending on the level of English language proficiency. When applying to the graduate programs in the US, a minimum of C1 level is required.
Table of Content
Typical time required: 2-8 weeks
Test Fee: Around €150 as of February 2020
Before You Start
Step by step guide
After You Register
|Reading & Use of English||56 questions under 8 parts||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Writing||2 parts||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Listening||30 questions under 4 parts||40 minutes|
|Speaking||4 parts||15 minutes|
On the Test Day
Although not many online resources are available for CAE self study compared to IELTS and TOEFL, there are few useful ones that you might refer to.
Note: Watch out for outdated content and tutorials online, as the format test is constantly updated.