ECPE Dictionary Definitions


It is an international exam that measures and certifies the student’s level of advanced English (C2) according to the CEFR-Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). It is used in applications for some universities abroad. It is also used in Peru to graduate from university and / or certify the level of English for a job.



  • Assesses the performance of the English language in an academic context of non-native speakers of the language.
  • It measures the level of English of the international student through its four skills.
  • This exam is endorsed by Cambridge Michigan Language Assesments (CaMLA).
  • The certification does not have an expiration date.

Exam features

  • Format: paper and pencil
  • Multiple-choice questions (listening and reading comprehension, grammar)
  • Specific tasks for the preparation of answers (oral and written production)
  • It takes place in an educational, work and public context

Skills assessed

  • Written expression: 30 minutes
  • Listening Comprehension: 40 minutes
  • Language use and reading comprehension: 75 minutes
  • Oral expression interview: 30 minutes

Day of exam

June 20, 2020

Due to the current situation we are going through, the June administration scheduled by our institution has been canceled. Thanks for your understanding.

December 19, 2020


Due to the current situation, MLA has not been able to send the certificates for the exams administered in December 2019. These documents will be delivered as soon as the situation returns to normal. However, temporarily, we can deliver the digital score reports and in PDF format of the exams administered in December 2019. For this purpose, please send an email indicating your full name and a photocopy of your ID requesting said document to: [email protected] Thank you for your understanding.

Once the results of the exams are received (approximately four months after they have been taken) they are published on the ICPNA website. Thus, the codes of the candidates who passed the exam and the indications for them to collect their certificates and score report will appear.

ECPE Preparation

According to abbreviationfinder, ECPE stands for Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English.

The ECPE Exam Preparation Course allows the student to become familiar with the tasks required by each section of the exam. During the year, two preparation courses of one month each are offered, the cost of which includes the use of multimedia resources in the language laboratory (Self-Access Center). The course includes the practice of listening and reading comprehension, grammar, vocabulary, cloze test, writing and preparation for the interview. The student who takes two consecutive cycles of preparation for ECPE is granted the possibility of taking a preliminary test (practical type) and then taking the exam at the closest date free of charge.

Requirements: Have completed the advanced level * in the Dictionary and Journal or accredit that level through the classification exam. * If more than a year has passed since graduating from Dictionary and Journal, the applicant must take the classification exam, which is administered on Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Exam Results

To pick up the report card and certificate of the international exam, you should go to the International Services and Consulting office, located at Av. Angamos Oeste 120, third floor, Miraflores.

The delivery of the certificate is personal and with a valid ID, if not the holder, attach a simple power of attorney and a copy of the ID to collect your results.

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday:
Mornings: from 9 a.m. to 12:30
p.m. Afternoons: from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.