How does BEC Preliminary exam looks like?

BEC Preliminary exam consists of four (4) parts:

1. and 2. Reading & Writing (1 hour and 30 minutes)

3. Listening (40 minutes)

4. Speaking (12 minutes)


B1 Click here to see a comparison of BEC Preliminary results with other exams


Pass with Merit80 to 100
Pass 65 to 79
Level A240 to 64
Fail0 to 39

Additional information

  • Where can I take the exam?

At British Council Slovenia 

  • When can I take the exam?

The BEC Preliminary exam can be taken in March, June and December.

  • How much does it cost to take BEC Preliminary exam?

Fees are set by exam centres. Expect to pay around 110 EUR.