Cambridge Exams for Adults and Cambridge Exams for Schools: what's the difference?

Cambridge Exams for Adults and Cambridge Exams for Schools: what's the difference?

1. What is the difference between the regular and Schools versions of the Cambridge exams?

The linguistic level, the certificate, the duration of the exam and the price are all the same for both exams. However, the subject matter of the question of the exams for Schools has been adapted to the interests and experiences of young people, which helps to make them more appropriate.

2. Is there a maximum age at which you can do the "for schools" exams?

Yes, the exams for Schools organized by the British Council are exclusively for those who are under 18 years old on the day of the exam

3. Are for schools exams for schools only?

No, the exams for Schools are open to all young people under 18, both those who come from schools, or other language schools, or those who enrol independently

4. Is the "for Schools" mentioned on the certificate?

No, the certificate is identical to that of the adult version, and it does not indicate that it was "for Schools" exam

5. If I am under 18 years old, can I do the exam for adults?

Yes, although it is recommended that you do the for Schools version, you can take the version for adults if you prefer