Briefly, it is an exam that assesses your ability to use Spanish. The scores of the Bright Español correspond to the CEFR levels. It’s used for work, school and personal purposes. The exam takes about one hour.

Why should I read about the instructions?

You would be surprised at how often people give what appears to be a good answer on an exam, but they have read the instructions incorrectly, so their answer isn’t what was asked for. You don’t get any points for that.