English Test (A2) is a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) conducted in the UKVI approved Examination Centres only. Currently there are 15 test locations across the UK that are approved by the UKVI.
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Key Features of the A2 Exam
Exam Duration: 11-12 minutes
Four Short conversation with examiner (Online)
Individual Assessment (like an interview)
Simple and Practical topics-based questions
What VISA types is A2 used for:
It is used for Spouse Visa extension wherein you are looking to get a Further Leave to Remain after you have lived for 2.5 years in the UK.
It is acceptable for applicants applying to extend stay in the UK as a partner or as a dependent (child) - FLR(M) form
What will happen after the Exam ?
After the exam, you will receive a Test Report displaying your score and a Unique Reference Number (URN). You are required to include this URN in your Visa application.
Salient Features of A2 Exam
Exam name : A 2 Level – English Certificate
Format : One on one interview with an Interlocutor [ Interviewer]
Pass Mark : 60/100
Provisional Result: Few minutes after the exam
Exam Report : Within 3 working days
Exam Preparation Material:
It is recommended to go through the preparation material for better performance and success. It is advisable and always good to prepare for the test.
You will receive the preparation material on booking the test with us.
The exam material covers the marking criteria, sample questions, topics and sample interview (audio)
A 2 Test Format [including Domain and general topics]
This part deals with your personal information [e.g., your name , where you live , what you do etc]
Situational Role Play:
You will be asked to respond to some social situations
You will be asked to exchange information on a set of images
Listen and Respond:
You have to Listen to the interlocutor and answer questions
You have to deliver (speak) a short, uninterrupted talk on a topic given by the interlocutor