B2 First, formerly known as Cambridge English: First (FCE), is one of our Cambridge English Qualifications. It is our most popular exam, accepted by thousands of businesses and educational institutions worldwide.
A B2 First qualification proves you have the language skills to live and work independently in an English-speaking country or study on courses taught in English.
This exam is the logical step in your language learning journey between B1 Preliminary and C1 Advanced.
CEFR level: B2
Scale score: 160–179
Test format: Computer or paper-based
No. of papers: 4
Exam length: About 3.5 hours