IELTS

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Exam

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The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a standardized test that helps you prove your English level and help you to work, study, or move to a country where English is the dominant language. It includes the USA, UK, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and others. The IELTS exam checks your proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing in the English language, and the scores are evaluated on a scale ranging from 1 to 9. The British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, and Cambridge English all jointly own IELTS.

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a standardized test that helps you prove your English level and help you to work, study, or move to a country where English is the dominant language. It includes the USA, UK, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and others. The IELTS exam checks your proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing in the English language, and the scores are evaluated on a scale ranging from 1 to 9. The British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, and Cambridge English all jointly own IELTS.

IELTS eligibility:

  • A valid passport is essential
  • You should be above 16 years of age
  • Depending upon your purpose, you can choose between IELTS General and IELTS Academic tests.

Which few countries accept IELTS?

  • UK
  • USA
  • Canada
  • Australia
  • New Zealand

Let us make all this easy for you to understand by discussing the eligibility for each country separately.

CANADA

Minimum score for Graduate programme Minimum score for Post graduate programme Name of the university
6.5 6.5 University of British Columbia
6.5 6.5 McGill University
6.5 6.5 McMaster University
6.5 6.5 University of British Columbia
6.5 6.5 University of Toronto

AUSTRALIA

Minimum IELTS score varies in every university.

  • IELTS score is valid for two years and the time spans right after you appear for the exam.
  • Imiigration points are dependent on IELTS scores.
  • The country works on a point based system.
  • Factors like, education, age and level of competency matter.
  • To apply for PR or immigration, the candidates must score preferably higher in IELTS.

NEW ZEALAND

Objective Minimum band score
Skilled employment 6.5
Relocation 5
Entrepreneur work visa 4
Inventor work visa 3
Study at universities 6.5

USA

Generally speaking, there are three prerequisites you must fulfil in order to study in the United States;

  • A confirmation letter of your acceptance from a school
  • Adequate financial funds  
  • A current student visa
  • Minimum IELTS score required for every university is 7.0

UK

Minimum score for Graduate programme Minimum score for Post graduate programme Name of the university
6.5 6.5 University College London
6.5 6.5 University of Edinburgh
7 7 University of Cambridge
7 7 Imperial College London
7 7.5 University of Oxford

Why is it important for Indian candidates to appear for IELTS?

  • Foremost requirement in enrolling in any course
  • Recognized Worldwide
  • For better proficiency in the English language
  • Both British English and American English are valid
  • Help you know your English language levels

What is the advantage of giving IELTS?


There are times when you know your level of proficiency in a language, but sometimes you have to prove your level of proficiency on paper. Hence, IELTS is a test that candidates mostly prefer as it helps them to prove their English Language proficiency skills on paper because the certificate is recognized in all the universities worldwide.

The purpose of IELTS is to offer an unbiased and authentic interpretation of English language skills. Since the test covers all four sections - Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, Language experts from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK, and the US develop the test questions. Usually, the IELTS test covers daily life topics or, sometimes, topics related to the academic environment.
Everyone who wants to study and work abroad can take the test if they match the specific requirements. People who fall under the category of particular requirements are;

  • Those that find learning difficult in the first place
  •  Those who cannot hear properly
  • People with visual impairments
  • Individuals with some medical issue or serious health issue

If the applicant notifies the authorities at least three months before the exam, they may be entitled to special accommodations at the exam sites. Additionally, the authorities must provide their consent.

There are no IELTS eligibility requirements provided by conducting organizations like the British Council or IDP. Candidates who want to study abroad must have a basic understanding of English because most universities and educational institutions teach their curricula in English. The IELTS Exam Pattern is divided into four main sections: Speaking, Reading, Writing, and Listening. IELTS test takers are not required to have any formal education prior.

 

Study and Settle Overseas

IELTS band requirement differ for migration and study permit. They also vary from country to country.

Australia

6.0+ Band

7.0+ Band

Canada

6.0+ Band

7.0+ Band

usa

6.0+ Band

7.0+ Band

uk

6.0+ Band

7.0+ Band

Evaluation Test
  • Check your predicted IELTS band

  • Highlight key strengths and weaknesses

  • Get personalised practice material

  • Compete with potential IELTS test takers

  • Instant Evaluation

  • Takes less than 5 minutes


Date and Frequency

IELTS test dates are offered upto 4 times in a month making a total of 48 fixed dates in one calender year. The availability of IELTS dates in India may differ for Academic and General IELTS.

Center and Admit Card

The IELTS Exam is offered across more than 50 locations across India. There is no admit card provided for IELTS examination.

Result

IELTS Exam results ase released 10 calendar days after the test for the paper based exam and 5-7 calendar days for the computer based test. The Candidate will receive only ONE original Test Report from (TRF).

Score Reporting

A candidate may request up to 5 additional TRFs to be sent to the receiving institutions (universities, professional bodies, etc) within 1 month of taking the IELTS test. TRFs sent by courier will be sent via DHL and students will be charged accordingly. If the receiving institution accepts electronic submission of scores then that can be arranged through the IDP IELTS office free of charge.

Score Validity

2 Years

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