CELPIP is the Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program test which is a general English language proficiency test. CELPIP is an English language assessment tool which measures listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills. It is a fully computerized exam which provides several benefits to the test takers. CELPIP Test Takers use a computer mouse and keyboard to complete Reading and Writing components of the test, and a computer microphone and headset to complete the Listening and Speaking components. Computerized tests offer test takers a quick and reliable testing experience.

CELPIP Exam Format - Welkin Edusolutions

There are two versions of this test.
The CELPIP-General Test and The CELPIP-General LS Test. The CELPIPGeneral Test assesses functional Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking skills. In addition to being accepted by IRCC, the CELPIP-General Test is accepted by the Real Estate Council of British Columbia and Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council. The CELPIPGeneral LS Test assesses functional Listening and Speaking proficiency.

Time Allotted

CELPIP - Exam Format - Welkin Edusolutions - Chandigarh

The CELPIP-General Test has four components—Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking,—and the CELPIP-General LS Test has two components—Listening and Speaking.

-The total test time for the CELPIP-General Test is about 3 hours.
-The total test time for the CELPIP-General LS Test is about 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Test Format

Listening – Time allotted – 47-55 minutes


Practice task – 1.

 Part -1: Listening to Problem Solving – 8

Part-2: Listening to daily conversation – 5

Part-3: Listening for information – 6

Part -4: Listening to a News item – 5

Part-5: Listening to a discussion – 8

Part-6: Listening to a viewpoints -6

READING MODULE- Time allotted- 55-60 minutes


Practice Task – 1

Part-1: Reading correspondence-11

Part- 2: Reading to Apply a Diagram- 8

Part-3: Reading for Information –9

Part-4: Reading for point of viewpoints-10

WRITING MODULE-Time allotted-53- 60 minutes

Task 1- Writing an Email-1

Task 2 – Responding to Survey Question -1

SPEAKING MODULE- Time allotted- 15-20 minutes


Practice task – 1

Task 1: Giving Advice-1

Task 2: Talking about a Personal Experience -1

Task 3: Describing a scene-1

Task 4: Making Predictions-1

Task 5: Comparing and persuading-1

Task 6: Dealing with a Different Situation-1

Task 7: Expressing Opinion-1

Task 8: Describe an Unusual Situation-1


Why CELPIP - WelkinEdusolutions.com

There are numerous reasons for opting CELPIP –

1. To get Canada permanent residence status.-Earlier only IELTS was available which was manual, but now CELPIP is providing a reliable computerized test.

2. Quick results-It saves time and results are available within 3 business days.

3. Convenient Dates-Test dates and time slots are available. So, you don’t have to wait long to schedule your test date.