Information about the framework, content and preparation method for the CCSE test
General description for the CCSE test
The CCSE test consist of 25 closed questions (there are questions with three possible answers where only one is valid and other questions with only one true or false answer ).
The content is divided in two groups: Government, law and citizen participation in Spain (60 % of the items) and Culture, history and Spanish society (40 % of the items). En el siguiente enlace se ofrece un documento con las especificaciones de la prueba CCSE.
The test has a maximum length of 45 minutes.
Qualification and certification system for the CCSE test
The CCSE test contains 25 questions with only one correct answer so the qualification method is automatic. The correct answers will receive 1 point; the incorrect ones 0 points and will not be penalized.
The maximum punctuation that can be obtained in the CSE test equals the number of items that contains (so, this is 25).
The results will be communicated approximately 20 days after the test has taken place.
The candidates will be able to check their results online on their private space, which will be provided in the Instituto Cervantes website using the access details given to the candidate at the time of the registration. The electronic qualification certification could be downloaded from this space (the certification will consist of a Secure Verification Code that will allow to contrast its authenticity).