BEI Testing Pass-Fail Rates

Note: The fiscal year (FY) runs September 1 – August 31.

Test of English Proficiency
BEI Test of English Proficiency (TEP) FY 2018 FY 2017 FY 2016 FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012
Number of TEPs Administered 273 385 323 253 311 275 365
Number of TEPs Passed 149 196 180 116 188 167 188
Number of TEPs Failed 124 187 142 137 123 108 177
Pass Rates 55% 51% 56% 46% 60% 61% 52%
Basic Test
BEI Performance Tests FY 2018 FY 2017 FY 2016 FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012
Number of Basic Tests Administered 211 250 186 250 190 171 255
Number of Basic Certificates Awarded 92 105 63 88 75 45 96
Number of Basic Tests Failed 118 145 123 162 115 125 159
Pass Rates 44% 42% 34% 35% 39% 27% 38%
Advanced Tests
BEI Performance Tests FY 2018 FY 2017 FY 2016 FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012
Number of Advanced Tests Administered 96 110 99 120 75 67 93
Number of Advanced Certificates Awarded 25 30 23 30 22 14 19
Number of Advanced Tests Failed 71 80 76 90 53 53 74
Pass Rates 26% 27% 23% 25% 29% 21% 20%
Master Tests
BEI Performance Tests FY 2018 FY 2017 FY 2016 FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012
Number of Master Tests Administered 25 28 21 25 14 19 26
Number of Master Certificates Awarded 8 6 10 6 7 5 16
Number of Master Tests Failed 17 22 11 19 7 14 10
Pass Rates 32% 21% 48% 24% 50% 26% 62%