(International English Language Testing System) IELTS and (Canadian Language Benchmarks) CLB Equivalency Chart

EOI CLB  Reading Listening Writing Speaking
+40 12 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0
+40 11 8.5 9.0 8.0 8.0
+40 10 8.0 8.5 7.5 7.5
+40 9 7.0 8.0 7.0 7.0
+35 8 6.5 7.5 6.5 6.5
+30 7 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0
+20 6 5.0 5.5 5.5 5.5
+10 5 4.0 5.0 5.0 5.0
0 4 3.5 4.5 4.0 4.0
N/A 3 2.5 3.5 3.0 3.0
N/A 2 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0
N/A 1 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0

In the Expression of Interest (EOI) system of PEI PNP, potential applicants of the Business Impact Category can get up to 40 points for English language ability.

The minimum language requirement of PEI PNP Business Impact Category is CLB 4 for English.

The language test such as as IELTS must be written within the last 2 years.

The lowest score achieved in the 4 skills (Reading, Listening, Writing, Speaking) is your score.

Examples

Potential Applicant Reading Listening Writing Speaking CLB EOI
Jenny 3.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 4 + 0
Peter 6.0 7.5 6.5 7.5 7 + 30
Kary 3.0 4.5 4.5 4.5 3 X
Alan 4.0 4.5 5.0 5.0 4 + 0