C1 Advanced (CAE)

Are you really good at English? How about getting an internationally recognised certificate as a proof? CAE is a high level C1 exam and is valid for life.

CAE exam dates at IH Bratislava 2022

Exam duration: approx 3 hours, 40 min.
Written part is usually on Saturday.
Exam date/
written part
Fee Exam date/
oral part
(to be confirmed)
C1 Advanced 5.2.2022 28.12.2021 199 EUR 4.2.2022
C1 Advanced 23.2.2022
23.1.2022 199 EUR 23.2.2022
C1 Advanced 12.3.2022 7.2.2022 199 EUR 11.3.2022
C1 Advanced 19.3.2022 14.2.2022 199 EUR 18.3.2022
C1 Advanced 23.4.2022 21.3.2022 199 EUR 22.4.2022
C1 Advanced 12.5.2022
8.4.2022 199 EUR 12.5.2022
C1 Advanced 14.5.2022 8.4.2022 199 EUR 13.5.2022
C1 Advanced 4.6.2022 2.5.2022 199 EUR 3.6.2022
C1 Advanced 8.6.2022
7.5.2022 199 EUR 8.6.2022
C1 Advanced 18.6.2022 15.5.2022 199 EUR 17.6.2022

Online registration form

We can run the testing by four test takers.

Exam process

General binding conditions for registration (PDF 109kb)

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add Why choose C1 Advanced (CAE)?
  • Successful completion of C1 Advanced (CAE) exam at level C1 indicates that you are ready to follow an academic course or study at university in English.
  • You are able to communicate effectively and professionally at a managerial level.
  • It opens new opportunities in travelling, at work and study all over the world as well as in Slovakia, where many employers recognise it.
  • Successful candidates get an internationally recognised certificate (Cambridge English: Advanced Certificate), which is valid for life.
add Exam contents and format 
Part Time Parts /
Contents, word count Overall score
Reading and Use of English 1 hour
30 minutes
8 parts/  
56 questions
Dealing with different text genres such as fiction,
newspapers, and magazines. This part tests your
grammar and vocabulary in various tasks.
40 %
Writing 1 hour
30 minutes
2 parts Two different pieces of writing such as letters,
reports, reviews, proposals and essays. 
20 %
Listening approx. 40 minutes 4 parts/
30 questions
Understanding of different recordings such as
interviews, radio news, presentations or everyday
20 %
Speaking 15 min. 4 parts This part tests your ability of effective
communication face to face. You will complete
this part together with one or two other candidates. 
20 %
add Evaluation and certificate
Successful candidates are graded by one of the following grades– “A”, “B” or “C”.
Score Grade CEFR Level
200–210 Grade A C2
193–199 Grade B C1
180–192 Grade C C1
160–179 Level B2 B2

If a candidate is graded “A”, they have shown exceptional skills at a level higher than required for the C1 level, therefore they will be awarded a certificate with a higher level – C2. 

If a candidate is graded “B” or  “C”, they will get a certificate indicating they have successfully reached the level C1.

Candidates who don’t manage to reach the level C1, but pass the exam at a B2 level, will also get a certificate indicating this level.

If you have any further questions contact us at:
email: exams(at)ihbratislava.sk, tel: 02/52962675