IELTS and CLB Equivalency Chart
IELTS is International English Language Testing System. For more information, visit www.ielts.org.
CLB is Canadian Language Benchmarks. For more information, visit the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks at www.language.ca.
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. IELTS General Training and IELTS Academic are both accepted for the Business Impact Category.
The lowest score achieved in the 4 skills (Reading, Listening, Writing, Speaking) is the score of the applicant.
Bonus 10 Points in EOI
If an applicant has both NCLC 4 in an acceptable French test and CLB 4 in an acceptable English test, the applicant can get a bonus of 10 points in the EOI.