B2 First results are reported on the Cambridge English Scale.
You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) and use of English, giving you a clear understanding of your performance. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. You will also be given a grade and Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level.
When will I get my B2 First Statement of Results?
Results for computer-based exams are normally available 2-3 weeks after the exam session. For paper-based exams, results are normally available 4-6 weeks after the exam session.
The Confirmation of Entry document you receive from your centre will state the final date by which your results will be available.
If you need any further information, please contact your exam centre.
B2 First Scale Scores
Depending on which university, college or organisation you are applying to, you may be asked to achieve a specific score or grade, either overall or for a particular skill. For B2 First, the following scores will be used to report results:
|Cambridge English Scale Score
The exam is targeted at Level B2 of the CEFR. The examination also provides reliable assessment at the level above B2 (Level C1) and the level below (Level B1).
Scores between 122 and 139 are also reported for B2 First. You will not receive a certificate, but your Cambridge English Scale score will be shown on your Statement of Results.
The relationship between the CEFR levels, the Cambridge English Scale and the grades awarded in B2 First is illustrated below: