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International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Exam

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IELTS Exam Dates

Every year, millions of students worldwide take the IELTS exam, which serves as a gateway to some of the best colleges in the world. IELTS test dates are accessible all year long, so students can take the exam whenever they're prepared. Students may take the test based on their suitability based on the released IELTS test dates 2022. A two- to three-month timeframe is required to study for the test and perform well on it. Students can seek advice regarding the exam's format from institutions and specialists, which will speed up their ability to achieve high marks.

Booking IELTS test dates is simple; a student only needs to pay a certain registration cost to the British Council through one of several online or offline payment methods. Well, just to let you know, The British Council has stopped administering IELTS exams in India as of July 25, 2022. However, IDP will administer all IELTS exams in India. On July 25, IDP started accepting reservations for IELTS computer or paper tests.

Exam dates are accessible all year round, and students can select the IELTS Exam dates that work best for them. There are typically three IELTS exam dates available for students to choose from. The Academic and General Training have their own time slots, and the IELTS Academic test has its own set of exclusive dates. Students now have the freedom to select a test date when they feel at ease taking the exam. All the authenticated IELTS websites offer IELTS test dates for 2023, allowing students to select their preferred date.

Despite the fact that IELTS test dates are offered all over the world, students should always reserve the exam dates well in advance to avoid last-minute headaches. There are times when students cannot reserve exam dates even a month in advance of the date of their choice, which can seriously affect the preparation and their plans. Since computer-based tests are given three times a day, seven days a week, excluding public holidays, there is a broader range of times to choose from. IELTS test takers can expect their results in two to three days, which helps them plan their next steps.

Dates for the paper-based IELTS Exam are available four times every month, and students are free to select a date that works best for them. This means that students have 48 days in a year to take the paper-based test. Since the Academic test is offered on all dates, there is a difference in the dates for Academic and General Training. General Training is additionally accessible on a small number of dates.

Let us talk about the dates month-wise -

JANUARY
DATES ACADEMIC GENERAL TRAINING
7th January Yes Yes
14th January Yes No
19th January Yes Yes
28th January Yes No
FEBRUARY
DATES ACADEMIC GENERAL TRAINING
4th February Yes No
11th February Yes Yes
16th February Yes No
25th February Yes Yes
MARCH
DATES ACADEMIC GENERAL TRAINING
2nd March Yes No
11th March Yes Yes
18th March Yes No
25th March Yes Yes
APRIL
DATES ACADEMIC GENERAL TRAINING
1st April Yes Yes
15th April Yes No
20th April Yes No
29th April Yes Yes
MAY
DATES ACADEMIC GENERAL TRAINING
6th May Yes No
11th May Yes Yes
20th May Yes No
27th May Yes Yes
JUNE
DATES ACADEMIC GENERAL TRAINING
3rd June Yes No
10th June Yes Yes
15th June Yes No
24th June Yes Yes
JULY
DATES ACADEMIC GENERAL TRAINING
6th July Yes No
15th July Yes No
22nd July Yes Yes
29th July Yes Yes
AUGUST
DATES ACADEMIC GENERAL TRAINING
5th August Yes No
10th August Yes Yes
19th August Yes No
26th August Yes Yes
SEPTEMBER
DATES ACADEMIC GENERAL TRAINING
2nd September Yes No
9th September Yes Yes
14th September Yes No
23rd September Yes Yes
OCTOBER
DATES ACADEMIC GENERAL TRAINING
7th October Yes Yes
12th October Yes No
21st October Yes No
28th October Yes Yes
NOVEMBER
DATES ACADEMIC GENERAL TRAINING
4th November Yes No
9th November Yes Yes
18th November Yes No
25th November Yes Yes
DECEMBER
DATES ACADEMIC GENERAL TRAINING
2nd December Yes Yes
7th December Yes No
8th December Yes No
9th December Yes No
16th December Yes Yes

Adding further, the IELTS exam date for speaking is typically on a different day than the tests for listening, writing, and reading. The applicant selects the IELTS date, and the speaking test is administered seven days before or seven days after that day. Another interesting feature of the speaking test is that it can occasionally occur. Students should consider all possible outcomes when selecting the IELTS exam dates for 2023.

Well, you must follow the following instructions on the test day -

  • Turn off your mobile device.
  • There are no breaks during the 2 hours and 40 minutes that make up the test.
  • It is not allowed to eat or drink in the test room.
  • Bring the ID proof given to you upon registration, as other IDs won't be recognized.
  • A picture will be taken before the exam.
  • Inside the test room, just a pen, a pencil, an eraser, and identification are permitted.
  • Raise your hand while remaining seated if you need assistance during the test.

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

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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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