What is IELTSInternational English Language Testing System

IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System. It is a test conducted by University of Cambridge ESOL, British Council and (IDP) International Development Program, in order to test the English language proficiency of candidates who aspire to relocate to English speaking countries.

This test is scientifically designed in a way that it serves as a base for evaluating the English proficiency of candidates who wish to relocate to the countries where English is the first language.

IELTS is available at more than 1,200 locations worldwide and there are 48 test dates per calendar year.

It uses a nine-band scale to clearly identify levels of proficiency, from non-user (band score 1) through to expert (band score 9).

Types of IELTS Test:

Academic

For people applying for higher education or professional registration.

General Training

For those migrating to Australia, Canada and the UK, or applying for secondary education, training programmes and work experience.

The Assessment of the IELTS test is based on four language skills; Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking.

FIVE REASONS TO CHOOSE IELTS:

1. Accepted worldwide

IELTS is accepted and preferred by thousands of top colleges, universities, professional registration bodies and employers in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK and the US.

2. PREPARES YOU FOR STUDY AND WORK OVERSEAS

IELTS tests many of the English language proficiency skills that you will need to use in your studies and in your work in an English speaking environment.

3. THE TRUSTED TEST

IELTS was co-created by a global partnership of education experts: the British Council, IDP IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL) which are considered as doyens in the domain of English Language.

4. FAIR AND SQUARE TEST

You deserve a fair chance to do your best. IELTS gives you a quiet room for the test with no distractions or interruptions. Your language skills will be carefully assessed by highly qualified examiners. It doesn't rely on computers solely to judge your performance.

5. FASTER RESULTS

IELTS results are issued within 13 calendar days after you sit the test. Results can be previewed online, while your test report form can be delivered by mail, be collected from your test centre, or sent directly to the institution you are applying to (with your permission).