IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
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 used as the language of communication. IELTS is required for entry to university in the UK and other countries.
Who is it for?
IELTS is recognised by universities and employers in many countries, including Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. It is also recognised by professional bodies, immigration authorities and other government agencies. More than 1.4 million people a year take the test.
Where can IELTS take you
What is the IELTS test like?
You can choose between the Academic or General Training versions of the test. All candidates do the same Listening and Speaking sections.
The test has four sections:
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Multi-level. You get a score between 1 and 9. Half scores such as 6.5 are possible. Universities often demand an IELTS score of 6 or 7. They may also demand a minimum score in each of the 4 sections.
IELTS tests are administered at accredited Test Centres throughout the world - there are currently more than 500 Centres, in over 120 countries.
Arrange with your closest test centre. There are frequent dates, usually on Thursdays or Saturdays.
Fees are set by test centres and vary from country to country. Expect to pay around £115 GBP, €190 Euros or $200 USD. In India it is 11,100 Rupees