How to Submit your English Proficiency Test Results

All ALU students are required to submit proof of B2 English proficiency as part of the general admission requirements.


How do I submit my English Proficiency results?

  1. Go onto your ALU Admissions Portal and head to the 'English Proficiency' page.
  2. Click on the 'Upload English Proficiency' and submit one of the documents stated below.
  3. The Admissions team will review your document and update your admission status accordingly.


Important: if you are submitting Duolingo test results, please make sure you submit your results on the Duolingo dashboard as well. Test results that are not verifiable with Duolingo will not be accepted. More information can be found here.


More details on how to submit any of the English proficiency test results can be found in this English proficiency test guide.


Which test results can I submit as English Proficiency proof?

Below is an overview of accepted tests and minimum scores required for proof of English proficiency. You can submit any of the listed tests however, we do recommend the Duolingo English Test (paid version)  and the TrackTest English Core Test with Exam Verification (paid version) because the results are available within 48 hours after taking the test.


Test or Standardised Curriculum Minimum for Admission
Duolingo English Test (paid version) 100
Pearson PTE 54
Pearson International English Certificate (PIEC) Level 3 B2
ALU English Proficiency Test* 60
TrackTest English Core Test with Exam Verification (paid version) B2
TOEFL Essentials 8
SAT Reading/Writing Section 560
ACT Reading OR English Section 22
Cambridge English FCE, CAE, and CPE (Using the Cambridge English Scale) 160
Cambridge Examinations GCE O-Level, A-Level, and AS-Level English Language C
Trinity College London ISE Pass ISE II (B2)
Michigan ECCE 650
Michigan ECPE 600
Michigan English Test (MET) and CaMLA 53
WAEC/WASSCE English Language section (West African anglophone countries) C-6
NECO English Language section (Nigeria) C-6
KCSE English Language section (Kenya) C
Oxford Test of English (B2) 120
PSI Skills for English SELT (B2) Pass
LanguageCert International ESOL - B2 Pass all 4 sections
IB English A and B (any) 5
IB English Literature and Performance S
South Africa National Senior Certificate Home Language/First Additional Language 50%/60%
ZIMSEC (Zimbabwe) General Certificate of Education A-level English Language on exam
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