The IELTS test is an internationally recognized language test of the highest standard. Universities, companies and even governments primarily demand this qualification. IELTS was developed jointly by the British Council, IDP Education Australia and Cambridge ESOL.
Who should take the IELTS test?
- - Students applying to study in the UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the US.
- - Medical professionals planning to work or follow further study in the UK, Australia or the US.
- - People planning to emigrate to Canada, Australia or New Zealand.
What is the format of the test?
The test has four parts :
- - Listening – 30 minutes
- - Reading – 1 hour
- - Writing – 1 hour
- - Speaking – 13 – 15 minutes
The Listening, Reading and Writing tests are all taken on the same day. The Speaking test can take place upto seven days before or after the other papers. It is usually within one day of the Listening, Reading and Writing tests at British Council India.