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CELPIP Vs IELTS For Canada PR which one is easy and better? 
The Ultimate Choice for English Language Mastery: CELPIP Vs IELTS

CELPIP and IELTS are both English language proficiency tests that are accepted by the IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) for immigration and professional purposes. However, there are some differences between them that may affect your choice of which test to take. Here are some of the main points of comparison between CELPIP and IELTS:

  1. CELPIP is short for the Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program, whereas IELTS refers to the International English Language Testing System.

  2. CELPIP is designed specifically for Canadian English assessment and is useful for people who want to acquire permanent residency or citizenship in Canada. IELTS is an international test that is recognized by more than 11,000 institutions in over 140 countries, including Australia, the United States, New Zealand, and the UK

  3. CELPIP is an entirely computer-based test, while IELTS has paper-based reading, writing, and listening sections and an in-person speaking test12

  4. CELPIP has a score range of 10 to 12 for each of the four components (listening, reading, writing, and speaking) and a total score range of 40 to 48. IELTS has a score range of 0 to 9 for each of the four components and a total score range of 0 to 9. The scores are compared to the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) for immigration purposes

  5. CELPIP focuses on practical, everyday language that mimics situations that English learners could face after moving to Canada. IELTS covers a wider range of topics and styles of writing and speaking that may be more academic or formal

  6. CELPIP takes about 3 hours to complete and is done in one sitting with no separate speaking session. IELTS takes about 2 hours and 45 minutes to complete the paper-based sections and an additional 11 to 14 minutes for the speaking test, which may be on a different day

  7. CELPIP results are available online within 8 business days after the test date. You can also pay extra for Express Rating to get your results in 3 business days. IELTS results are available online within 13 business days after the test date

  8. There is no definitive answer to which test is better or easier, as it depends on your personal preference, learning style, and goals. You should consider the availability, cost, format, content, scoring, and validity of each test before making your decision. You can also take a free practice test or a sample test for each test to get a feel for the questions and tasks. You can find more information about CELPIP here: and more information about IELTS here:

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