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Recognition of International Exam Results

If you have an international certificate in English and/or Mathematics, the results of these examinations can be recognized by HSE and used instead of HSE internal examinations. 

The following international exams are recognized:

English language

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • iBT Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)
  • Business English Certificate Higher (Bec H)

Mathematics

  • Advanced Placement Test in Calculus AB or Calculus BC
  • Advanced Level (A-Level) Mathematics or Further Mathematics
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) (Mathematics, standard level/higher level, Further Mathematics, higher level)

How to use your certificate(s):

First, you need to register your personal online account. After that, please send a message from your personal account to the moderator, which indicate an international certificate you obtained and the number of points you scored. Then attach a copy of the certificate in your personal account.

In the case of holding Cambridge certificates (CAE, CPE, etc.), you must provide the Candidate ID number and the code number (four digits). This information can be obtained at the test center or in the confirmation of registration for the exam.

Please note: the original certificate must be submitted to the HSE no later than August 28, 2020.

Conversion Chart:

HSE'S 100-POINT SCALE

GRADE ON INTERNATIONAL EXAMS IN MATHEMATICS

Advanced Placement Test

International Baccalaureate

A-Level

100

7

A*

85

 

6

 

80

4

 

A

70

 

5

B

60

3

4

C

50 

 

3

D

40

2

2

E

30 

 

 

 

20

1

1

 

 

HSE'S 100-POINT SCALE

INTERNATIONAL EXAMS IN ENGLISH 

International English Language Testing System, Аcademic (IELTS)

Business English Certificate, Higher

(BEC H)

Cambridge English: Advanced (САЕ)

Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL IBT)

100

 ≥ 7,5

Grade A

Grade A

Grade A/B/C

110-120

90

7

Grade В

Grade B

 

100

80

6,5

Grade С

Grade C

 

90

70

6

 

 

 

80

60

5,5

 

 

 

70

50 

5

 

 

 

60

40

4,5

 

 

 

50

30 

4

 

 

 

40

20

3

 

 

 

30

10

2

 

 

 

20

0

1

 

 

 

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