All About IELTS

What is IELTS?

IELTS, the International English Language Testing System, is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study or work where English is the language of communication.

IELTS is jointly managed by the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL), British Council and IDP: IELTS Australia.

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Benefits of IELTS

The benefits of writing the IELTS are many. If you like to study in world class universities like The Oxford University, Cambridge University, University of Bridgeport, University of California Berkeley, San Francisco State University, etc you must take IELTS.Once you are graduated from any of these universities, your career begins with a fantastic position heading toward a bright future.
Further, you can have access to employment abroad by writing the IELTS General Module.

What are the versions of the test?

IELTS has two versions

- Academic

- General

The Academic test is for those who want to study at a tertiary level in an English-speaking country.
The General Training test is for those who want to do work experience or training programs, secondary school or migrate to an English-speaking country.

Total Test Time
2 hours 45 minutes

The Speaking test may even take place a day or two later at some centers.

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IELTS reading Test Marks, Bands-Rough Guide Converter
Where can I take IELTS?
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More than 400 test centers around the world and in India administer IELTS. Most test centers are run by the British Council, IELTS Australia,

Where can I find information about registering for the test?

You can contact your nearest examination center or visit the official IELTS website for more information about application procedures and the location of a test center near you.

How to get Registered for IELTS

1. Locate your nearest IELTS center and confirm the test dates

2. Check whether you need to sit an Academic or General Training test.

3. Please make sure you have a valid postal address and use the same name as on your passport.

4. Organize two passport-sized photographs, less than six months old, and sign the back of each. Take a photocopy of your current passport

5. Take your application into your IELTS test centre with your money. If you send it by mail, please talk to your centre about the method of payment.

Once you have registered, the test centre will confirm your IELTS test date, time and venue. Please note the Speaking test can be up to 7 days before or after the test date.

On the test day, you must bring the same passport or national identity card that you entered on the Application Form.

The Test Format
There are four sub-tests, or modules, to the IELTS test: Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. Students must sit all four sub-tests. While all students take the same Listening and Speaking tests, they sit different Reading and Writing tests, depending on whether they have selected the Academic IELTS test or the General Training IELTS test.The test duration is 2hrs 45 mts.

IELTS Test Fees According to Countries:

IELTS Test Fee: Rupee 7,600


IELTS Test Fee: $140.00

IELTS Test Fee: S$280

When Do you get the test result
Your Test Report Form will be posted to you 13 calendar days after the test.