IELTS: INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE TESTING SYSTEM
IELTS is the test that proves your English skills wherever you go. Whether you are applying to educational institutions, employers o immigration authorities, it should be the only English test you need.
This exam is designed to test English at all levels. Anyone can take the test. You don’t just pass or fail with IELTS. You get a score that reflects your level of English. Results are reported on a scale from 1 (non-user) to 9 (expert user).
There are two versions of IELTS; Academic and General Training, both graded using the same linguistic criteria. The only difference is the subject matter and vocabulary used, which vary to suit candidate need.
- IELTS Academic is for you if you wish to:
Study at undergraduate or postgraduate levels.
Seek membership of a professional organisation.
- IELTS General Training is for you if you wish to:
Apply to emigrate to an English speaking country (
Want to train or study below degree level.
What is the structure of the test?
Both IELTS Academic and General Training assess all four language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking. Listening and Speaking are the same but you take different
LISTENING: 40 minutes
SPEAKING: 11-14 minutes
WRITING: 60 minutes
IELTS is accepted by 9000 institutions worldwide, including universities, colleges and employers in English speaking countries and beyond.