UKVI Test

IELTS for UKVI


IELTS for UKVI’ is a UK government-approved Secure English Language Test (SELT). The purpose of conducting this particular test is to give validation to your English language abilities for a UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI).



 Masterprep is a recognized institute that provides coaching for UKVI. We, over a time period, have managed to build strategies to train our students and navigate them to success.

  • IELTS- Academic: Students who are willing to pursue graduation or post-graduation degree or for candidates striving for professional registration in the UK usually take this test.
  • IELTS-General Training: This test is taken by the candidates willing to move to the UK or who want to study below degree level.
  • IELTS Life Skills –B1: This test is taken by the candidates who need to need to prove their English Speaking and Listening skills as part of their application criterion to UK Visas and Immigration for citizenship.
  • IELTS Life Skills- A1: This test is for those who need to prove their English Speaking and Listening skills as part of their application to UK Visas and Immigration for ‘family of a settled person’ visas.

IELTS (Academic or General Training)

This test is taken by people who are applying for Tier 1 and Tier 2 visas to the UK. The formulation of specific administrative requirements takes place in the UK Home office. Thus, IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training for UKVI is designed to fulfill this purpose. The test report form is slightly different to show that you have taken the test at an IELTS UK visa session.

IELTS Life Skills

An IELTS life skill is a test taken by the test takers who want to apply for a ‘family of a settled person’ visa or citizenship. However, it is a new test approved by UKVI as a Secure English Language Test (SELT). It is conducted for people who need to prove that they have outstanding speaking and listening skills at Level A1 or B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for languages.