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English Proficiency Test Equivalency Chart

Businesses, colleges, and universities often ask for non-native English speakers to provide an English proficiency test score when applying for school or a job. Use this chart to see how your test score relates to scores of other English proficiency tests.

CISL SF

Level

CISL SF

Course

CISL SD

Level

CISL SD

Course

CISL SD Entrance ScoreCEFRCambridge English ScaleFCE

grade

CAE

grade

IELTS

band

iBT

TOEFL

TOEICEIKEN

 C1/C2

Advanced 

10

 

 

Proficient

 

100%-95%C2230-200  A9

8.5

8.0

118-120

115-117

110-114

9901+

 

 

 

 

1

 9

 Advanced94%-90%C1199-180 AB

C

7.5

7.0

102-109

94-101

945-990

 

B2

 

Upper- Intermediate

 

 

8

 

Low Advanced

89%-80%B2+179-160B 6.579-93785-940

Pre- 1

 7

Upper- Intermediate79%-70%B2C 6.0

60-78

 

B1

 

Intermediate

6Intermediate69%-60%B1+159-140  5.546-59550-7802
559%-50%B1  5.035-45

2A

 

A2

Low Intermediate4Low- Intermediate49%-40%A2+139-120  4.532-34225-545

Pre- 2

3

39%-30%A2  4.0

31

 

A1

Basic2Basic29%-20%A1+119-100    120-2203-5
119%-1%A1

99-80

    

*This chart shows an approximate level only for students who have completed the whole course.

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