Computer-based Cambridge Qualifications exams

Computer-based Tests for individual candidates and groups

for whom? 

  • Individual candidates and groups
  • Candidates who prefer to write on a computer rather than by hand
  • Candidates who need late registration and quick verification of  skills
  • Candidates that need reliable and widely recognised certificate.

We offer the following computer-based tests: 

  • A2 Key (Key English Test) and Key for Schools (Key English Test for Schools)
  • B1 Preliminary (Preliminary English Test) and Preliminary for Schools (Preliminary English Test for Schools)
  • B2 First (First Certificate in English and First for Schools (First Certificate in English for Schools)
  • C1 Advanced (Certificate of Advanced English)
  • C2 Proficiency (Certificate of Proficiency in English)

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF A COMPUTER-BASED TEST?

Computer based exam is conducted in computer labs provided by the exam organizer (the British Council or language school). It cannot be taken remotely. The main advantages of this form of an exam are:

  • Late registration – 2-3  weeks before the test date
  • Quick results – just 2-3 weeks after the exam
  • Quick certificates – not later than 6 weeks after the exam
  • Comfortable conditions – modern equipped computer labs set in convenient locations 
  • Comfortable Listening part – candidates listen to recordings through headphones  
  • Automatically counting the number of words in the text in Writing and possibility of highlighting fragments of text in every part of the test
  • Instant control of the duration of the test – PC clock throughout the duration of the test gives you the time remaining until the end of the part
  • Automated warnings about time left before the end of a given part
  • For schools: Tailor made offer and the assistance of a dedicated representative of the British Council for group registrations.
    Schools and institutions interested in our offer can contact us at: exams@britishcouncil.pl.

Paper-based and computer-based tests consist of exactly the same parts. Candidates receive identical certificates, without any reference to the test version they have taken.

Learn more about the Speaking part of the computer based test

The Speaking part of the computer based test:

  • In KET, PET, FCE, CAE, CPE exams has the traditional form and is taken in the format of two candidates and two oral examiners

 

What are the available dates for computer-based tests?

Open exams sessions

Exam Exam date City

A2 Key for Schools

B1 Preliminary for Schools

12/04/2018 Warszawa
C1 Advanced 07/04/2018 Warszawa, Gdańsk, Lublin
B2 First 10/04/2018 Warszawa, Gdańsk
B2 First for Schools 11/05/2018 Warszawa

B1 Business Preliminary

B2 Business Vantage

C1 Business Higher

 

12/05/2018

 

Warszawa

C1 Advanced 17/05/2018

Warszawa, Kraków, Gdańsk

C2 Proficiency 25/05/2018

Warszawa

C1 Advanced 26/05/2018

Warszawa

B2 First 26/05/2018

Warszawa, Kraków, Gdańsk, Lublin, Częstochowa, 
Katowice, Kielce, Łódź, Olsztyn, Poznań, Rzeszów, 
Szczecin, Wrocław

B2 First 07/06/2018

Gdańsk, Łódź, Poznań, Rzeszów, Szczecin,
Wrocław

B2 First for Schools 08/06/2018 Warszawa
B2 First 09/06/2018 Warszawa
C1 Advanced 12/06/2018 Gdańsk, Łódź, Poznań, Rzeszów, Szczecin, Wrocław
B2 First for Schools 16/06/2018 Warszawa
C1 Advanced 16/06/2018 Warszawa, Kraków, Katowice

A2 Key for Schools

B1 Preliminary for Schools

21/06/2018 Warszawa
C1 Advanced 30/06/2018 Warszawa
B2 First 14/07/2018

Warszawa, Kraków, Gdańsk, Katowice, Łódź, Rzeszów,
Szczecin, Wrocław

C1 Advanced 21/07/2018 Warszawa
B2 First 10/08/2018 Warszawa
C1 Advanced 11/08/2018 Warszawa

Closed sessions for schools and institutions

Sessions available in all our examination centres.

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A2 Key

B1 Preliminary

 
26/04/2018

 
11/04/2018

B2 First for Schools 11/05/2018 21/04/2018

B1 Business Preliminary

B2 Business Vantage

C1 Business Higher

 

12/05/2018

 

21/04/2018

C1 Advanced 17/05/2018 02/05/2018

A2 Key for Schools

B1 Preliminary for Schools

 
18/05/2018

 
28/04/2018

B2 First for Schools 23/05/2018 05/05/2018

A2 Key

B1 Preliminary

 
24/05/2018

 
09/05/2018

C2 Proficiency 25/05/2018 05/05/2018

B2 First

C1 Advanced

 
26/05/2018

 
12/05/2018

B2 First 07/06/2018 22/05/2018

A2 Key

B1 Preliminary

B2 First for Schools

 

08/06/2018

 

22/05/2018

B2 First 09/06/2018 22/05/2018
C1 Advanced 12/06/2018 26/05/2018

A2 Key for Schools

B1 Preliminary for Schools

14/06/2018 26/05/2018

B2 First for Schools

C1 Advanced

16/06/2018 02/06/2018

A2 Key for Schools

B1 Preliminary for Schools

21/06/2018 02/06/2018

B1 Business Preliminary

B2 Business Vantage

C1 Business Higher

 

22/06/2018

 

02/06/2018

We encourage you to familiarise yourself with the following tutorials on the computer-based tests and how to give answers in different parts of the test: 

External links