The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the most popular English languages proficiency test for non-native language speakers for study, work and migration purpose. It is jointly managed by British Council, IDP, IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English. This test is not only approved by UK Visa and Immigration but also by Immigration to Australia, New Zealand (PTE & TOELF is also accepted by AUS & NZ) & Canada. The IELTS results are also recognized by more than 10,000 organizations in 140 countries that include Educational Institutions, Employers, Government Agencies and Professional Associations.

There are two types of IELTS test

  • Academic IELTS
  • General IELTS

Skills

Module

Description

No of Questions

Time

Reading

Academic

3 Passages

40

60 Min

General

3 to 4 Passages

40

Listening

Academic

4 Section

40

30 + 10 Min

General

4 Section

40

Writing

Academic

Task 1-  Graphs

2

60 Min

Task 2 – Essay

General

Task 1 – Letters

2

60 Min

Task 2 – Essay

Speaking

Academic

3 Parts

Several

11-14 Min

General