The International English language Testing System – IELTS , is the International standard English test . This is worlds proven English language test. Over 9000 organisations world wide accept the test for the evidence of English language proficiency. It was treated as secure , valid and reliable indicator to communicate English proficiently for Job, Immigration and Education.
IELTS was established on 1989 , jointly owned by British Council and IDP Education. Along with TOEFL , IELTS is the major English language test in the World.
There are two versions of IELTS available.
- Academic Version
- General Writing Version
Academic version is used for admission in to Universities for Higher Education where as General Writing Version is used for Immigration purpose. IELTS is accepted more than 3300 universities through out world for the admission process. For Immigration to Australia, Canada and New Zealand , candidate must have IELTS score.
The best thing of the test is , there is no minimum score to pass the test. The score varies from band 1 to band 9, non user to expert user. The candidate score Band 9 is the Expert user of English language.
Test fees for the test is varies country to country. In India it is near about Rs 9900, for Academic Test.
There are four modules in the test series and candidate must have finish all those module to obtain the score.
Duration of the Test :-
The time duration is vary according to the module.
- Listening : 40 Minutes
- Reading : 60 Minutes
- Speaking : 11-15 Minutes
- Writing : 60 Minutes
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