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B1 Preliminary gives detailed, meaningful results. You will receive a Statement of Results. If your performance ranges between CEFR Levels B2 and A2, you will also receive a certificate.
Your Statement of Results contains the following information:
Find out how to understand your B1 Preliminary Statement of Results.
Certificates are normally sent to exam centres within three months of the exam. Please contact your centre if you need to know the specific date. Your certificate can be awarded at different levels, depending on your achievement.
B1 Preliminary – Level B2
Pass with Distinction
Exceptional candidates sometimes show ability beyond Level B1. If you achieve a Pass with Distinction, you will receive the Preliminary English Test certificate stating that you demonstrated ability at Level B2.
B1 Preliminary – Level B1
Pass with Merit, Pass
If you achieve a Pass or Pass with Merit in your exam, you will be awarded the Preliminary English Test certificate at Level B1. Reaching this level shows that you are developing your language abilities and are ready for the next challenge.
Level A2 certificate
We believe it is important to recognise your achievement, even if you do not reach Level B1. If your performance falls within Level A2, you will receive a Cambridge English certificate stating that you demonstrated ability at Level A2.
Yes, the fastest way for you to get your exam results is to sign up for our FREE online results service. Your exam centre will give you the information you need to register for this service.
Register with Cambridge English Results Online
You can let employers, universities or other organisations check your results online.
Just send them your Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number (printed on your Confirmation of Entry) and they can check your results quickly, easily and securely online at www.cambridgeenglish.org/verifiers
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