Language Test Results

Validity for the Test Result

  • Test results with at least the minimum required score with a test date no prior to 1 December 2018

We are allowing our applicants this exceptional 3-year period of validity on the current application period due to the current COVID-19 situation possibly blocking out possibilities for taking a language test in some countries.

Normally, we have accepted test results that are taken a maximum of 2 years ago when counting back from the first day of the application period.

 

When a Language Test Result is not Required?

A language test result is not required, if you have completed a degree of higher education

  • in English in an EU/EEA country, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Switzerland, United Kingdom or the United States of America

A Language Certificate issued by your home university or any other institution or organisation is not accepted.

 

Accepted Language Tests & Results

IELTS Academic & IELTS Indicator*

 Minimum overall score: 6.0

For us to be able to verify your electronic test result from the IELTS database, remember to

  • Upload a copy for your Test Report Form to your Application Form

When having access to your Test Report Form (TRF) Number, we will be able to verify your electronic test result.
Your Test Report Form will be available online approx. 3-5 days after taking the test.

*IELTS Indicator offered if there is no possibility to take IELTS Academic due to COVID-19 situation.

 

TOEFL iBT Test & TOEFL iBT Home Edition Test

Minimum overall score: 80

MyBest Scores* accepted as well

For us to be able to verify your electronic test result from the TOEFL database, remember to

  • Request the TOEFL/ETS Test Centre to add LUT University as a receiver of your electronic Score Report.

Indicate our official name Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT and our Institution Code 0496.
Your test result is verifiable on ETS Data Manager after approx. 6-8 days of taking the test.

  • Upload the PDF copy of your Score Report to your Online Application Form

NEW! If not having indicated our Institution Code at the time of taking the test, you no longer have to pay extra and send us the scores afterwards.
Uploading a PDF copy for your Score Report will give us a possibility to verify your test result as the minimum we will need is your date of birth together with your appointment number for the test.


*MyBest Scores in TOEFL iBT Test & TOEFL iBT Home Edition Test
Overall score for the test taker's highest section of individual scores from all valid test dates in the last 2 years. Available for score reports from 1 August 2019 onwards. All the individual results must be valid ones.

PTE Academic

Minimum overall score: 54

For us to be able to verify your electronic test result from the PTE database, remember to

  • Send your electronic Score Report to LUT University from your PTE Online Account

Indicate our official name Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT.

  • Upload the PDF copy of your Score Report to your Application Form

The test result will usually be available on your Online Account within 5 working days from the date of taking the test.

  • The minimum that we need for the verification is your Score Report Code or, your Registration ID

 

C1 Advanced & C2 Proficiency by Cambridge Assessment English

Minimum score: C

For us to be able to verify your electronic test result from the CAE database, remember to

  • Register at the CAE Candidate Website
  • Provide LUT University with your date of birth and the reference number for your Statement of Results

Indicate our official name Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT.
The Statement of Results will be released online approximately 2-6 weeks from the date of taking the test, depending on the test being a paper or an online test.

If already having received the official C1/C2 Certificate, remember to upload a copy for it to your Application Form.