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May 2024 PAE Exam Information

Proficiency in Academic English (PAE) Stage II

Proficiency in Academic English (PAE) Examination measures the English level of students admitted to undergraduate programs at Bilkent University. The PAE Stage II examination prepared by the English Language Preparatory Program consists of two parts. Students who succeed in Part A of the PAE Stage II exam are eligible to take the PAE Stage II Part B. The PAE Stage II Part A assesses Reading, Listening, Grammar and Vocabulary. The PAE Stage II Part B evaluates Writing and Speaking Skills.

PAE exams do not have make-ups. Medical Reports are not accepted as excuses for the PAE exam.

You can access both PAE Stage 1 question samples and a complete Stage 2 practise exam with explanations through the following link (if you have any problems with the link below, please update your web browser or use Google Chrome) :


  1. Click the link.
  2. Create an account using a valid email address.
  3. Check your email.
  4. Click the account activation link enclosed in the “Welcome to PAE Practice” email.