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English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT)

Notice for All Applicants for the Academic Year 2023-2024

(This test is not open to persons who are already students)

All new applicants who are required to write the above-mentioned test, are hereby informed the test will be held online on:

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Any two (2) hour period between 8:00 a.m. - 6: 00 p.m.


To find out if you are exempted from the test, please click here »

Payment for the Test

The cost of the test is BBD $50. To pay online for the test CLICK HERE. Payment can also be made in person at the Cashier in the Administration Building at UWI Cave Hill.  Please note you must pay the fee before attempting to register.

Registration for the test

All candidates are required to complete the online registration form, (please click here to register)

The registration period is Saturday, March 25, 2023 - Thursday, April 06, 2023

Further details about the test

  • Topics covered on the test, exemptions from test, FAQ’S and the dates for the next available sitting please CLICK HERE
  • To view examination results, please CLICK HERE
For general information, please email the Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature at: or contact us at 1(246) 417-4402/4/5.

Practice Test Date

Once registered, all candidates will have the chance to complete a practice exam prior to the test day during the timeframe listed below.

Monday, March 27, 2023 - Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Any two (2) hour period between 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m

Candidates are permitted to attempt the ELPT only ONCE.
The University of the West Indies
Cave Hill Campus
Revised March 2023