The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular high-stakes English language proficiency test for study, work and migration with more than two million tests taken in the past year.

IELTS results are recognised by more than 9,000 organisations, including educational institutions, employers, professional associations and governments, in 135 countries around the world.

IELTS test content is developed by an international team of experts and undergoes extensive research to ensure the test remains fair and unbiased for any candidate regardless of nationality, background, gender, lifestyle or location. You can take IELTS Academic or IELTS General Training, depending on the organisation you are applying to and your plans for the future.

IELTS score is internationally recognized as an English Language proficiency requirement for higher education, in almost all countries including the USA, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. Highest possible band score is 9.0; most universities accept a score of 6.0 for undergraduate admission and 6.0-7.0 for graduate admission. There are two versions of the IELTS test.

Academic Module

IELTS Academic module test assesses whether you have adequate English Language proficiency to take a degree course or professional training. Students seeking entry to a university or an institution of higher education need to take Academic Module.

 General Training Module

General Training module is designed for students seeking entry to a secondary school or to short course/vocational training courses or for individuals seeking immigration.

Test pattern

  • Part1: Listening (4 sections; 30 minutes)
  • Part 2: Reading (3 passages; 60 minutes)
  • Part 3: Writing (2 tasks; 60 minutes)
  • Part 4: Speaking (Interview; 10-15 minutes)
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