General Training


The IELTS General Training exam measures English language proficiency in practical everyday context. It is designed for people who wish to migrate to an English speaking country. The tasks in the test reflect an aspirant’s response at both workplace and social situations.

IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English. The General Training exam is also conducted by both the organizations under the same guidelines. An aspirant can choose to appear with the aforementioned institutions.

Test Pattern

The IELTS (General training) exam pattern comprises of four modules that is Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. The time duration for the test of first three modules is almost three hours however, the Speaking Test is scheduled, before or after “Listening, Reading and Writing” Test. The candidates are judged on the basis of these four parameters.