• What is the purpose of the IELTS?

    Candidates can choose to take either the Academic or General Training IELTS module. The IELTS Academic module is intended to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study at undergraduate or postgraduate levels .The IELTS General Training module is intended for candidates who wish to migrate to English-speaking countries, and for those wishing to train or study at below degree level.

  • Who accepts IELTS scores?

    IELTS tests are held in over 120 countries around the world and is taken by around 1.5 million people each year. The test is recognized by universities and employers in many countries, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. It is also recognized by professional bodies, immigration authorities and other government agencies.

  • What does the test consist of?

    IELTS includes Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking sections. Although the Academic and General Training modules have different Reading and Writing sections, candidates of both modules are tested on the same Listening and Speaking tasks.

  • Can I use pen for the Listening and Reading sections?

    No, you must use a pencil, The answer sheet is scanned by a computer which cannot read pen.

  • Is the IELTS completed in one day?

    The Listening, Reading and Writing components of the test are completed immediately after each other on the same day. The Speaking test is conducted on a different day, either before or after the test date.

  • How are IELTS scores calculated?

    IELTS scores are calculated using a band system. Your overall band score will range from 0-9, with 9 being the highest band you can achieve. This overall band score is an average of each band score that you are given for your Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.

  • When will I get my IELTS results?

    Your IELTS results will be sent to you 13 days after your test date. It will be posted by the centre at which you took the test. You will receive a test score report. This report will contain your overall band score and your score in each of the modules.

  • Can I re-take the test?

    Yes, you can re-take the IELTS test as many times as you wish.

  • Can I Reschedule or Cancel my Test Date?

    If you want to cancel IELTS or postpone to another date, you must do so 5 weeks before your test date in order to get a full refund. You will still have to pay an administration fee, however, If you cancel your test within 5 weeks of taking the test, you will not get a refund unless you have a medical certificate.

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