Who Accepts CAEL?

The CAEL Test is accepted by over 180 Canadian universities and colleges, as well as for professional certification for a number of organizations. Click below for a complete list of organizations that accept CAEL scores.

Read Our Research & Publications

Paragon’s Test Research and Development unit is responsible for designing, developing, and conducting research on the company’s tests of English language proficiency and other content areas as they emerge. In support of the company’s overall mission, the Test R & D unit’s mission is to develop and produce innovative, valid, fair, accurate, and high quality assessments through collaboration among the unit’s members and with its many stakeholders. Paragon is dedicated to sharing the results of research on its English language testing program with those who use its tests.

Become a Score User

Email stakeholder@prometric.com today to find out more about how CAEL can be of benefit to your organization and how to become a CAEL score user.

Scores and Identity Verification System

The CAEL Scores and Identity Verification System (SIVS) is a simple and fast way for organizations to verify an individual’s CAEL scores and identity, and provides administrative personnel with an effective tool for score verification.

Resources for Score Users

Organizations that use CAEL scores to measure the English proficiency of their members will have access to the following resources:

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Guidebook for Professional Organizations
This guidebook provides helpful information for score users including ...


Scores and Identity Verification System
The CAEL SIVS provides organizations with an online solution for verif...

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Publications and Conference Presentations
Paragon emphasizes research-lead assessment design with the aim of bei...

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Paragon Working Papers
Paragon Working Papers are pre-publication papers that present the fin...

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Guidebook for Academic Institutions
This guidebook provides helpful information for institutions including...

Frequently Asked Questions

What can we help you with?
What I liked most about the CAEL was that you can do the test on the computer, it uses Canadian English, and the results are released quickly!
- Alinsson, CAEL - Test Taker
I appreciated the availability of test dates for CAEL, and found it convenient and inexpensive compared to other English proficiency tests.
- Aashima, CAEL - Test Taker