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Cambridge English scale: examination results

Cambridge English reports candidates’ examination results on the Cambridge English scale to give students and candidates detailed information about exam performance.

According to Cambridge ESOL, the English examination results scale is based on years of research and is designed to complement the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

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The Cambridge English Scale allows straightforward results reporting, and better meets the needs of candidates, teachers, universities and immigration departments.

In summary:

  • Candidates receive a detailed score for each skill (Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking and Use of English.
  • They also get an overall score for the exam.
  • Straightforward and consistent.
  • Easy to compare performance – the alignment to the CEFR, IELTS and each other is clear.


Cambridge English Scale
Cambridge English Scale


A note for candidates

If you are using your result to apply to university or college, do not worry if the institution still specifies a standardised score in their requirements. You should be able to use your Cambridge English Scale score. If necessary, contact Cambridge via for support.