Criteria for waiving the English Proficiency Exam

Resolution CPG / IC005 / 2015

CPG / IC Resolution dealing with procedures related to the request for exemption from the English Exam.

Article 1. Students regularly enrolled in the graduate program may request exemption from the English Proficiency Exam, proving proficiency in the language. To this end, the CPG / IC establishes that the criteria are:

a) Prove proficiency Level B1 for Master's and Level B2 for Doctorate, presenting proof of proficiency in the English language obtained through one of the following tests, performed in the last 24 (twenty-four) months:

CEFR - The Commom European Framework of Reference for Languages

 basic userIndependent UserProficient User
Type A1A2B1B2C1C2
Cambridge English-Key (KET)Preliminary (PET)First (FCE)Advanced (CAE)Proficiency (CPE)
IELTS--4.0 – 4.55.0 – 6.57.0 – 8.08.5 – 9.0
TOEFL iBT--57-8687-109110-120-
TOEFL iTP - Level 1 (310-677) 337460543627 

b) Present proof of an undergraduate or postgraduate course lasting at least one year in an English-speaking country.

c) Present proof of proficiency from the University of Cambridge/England or the University of Michigan/USA.

RICPG / IC 09/06/2015 Approved by the IC Graduate Commission on June 09, 2015.

If you meet the criteria above, complete the form request to take advantage of Proficiency in a Foreign Language and submit it to the IC Postgraduate Secretariat, attaching the document proving proficiency in the language.