The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is basically taken to measure the ability of the student who wants to study abroad or wants to work in abroad. The exam is taken as English is the main language in abroad.
IELTS is jointly managed by the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL), British Council and IDP: IELTS Australia, Canada. IELTS is recognized by many countries and universities in abroad also it is recognized by many professional agencies as
What are the types of IELTS exams that you can give?
IELTS exam is of two types that is General Training IELTS and Academic IELTS.
What is IELTS Academic test?
IELTS Academic - measures whether your level of English language proficiency is suitable for an academic environment. It reflects aspects of academic language and evaluates whether you’re ready to begin training or studying.
What is IELTS General Training test?
IELTS General Training - measures English language proficiency in a practical, everyday context. The tasks and tests reflect both workplace and social situations.If you are taking the IELTS test to support a UK visa application to work, live or study in the UK, you may need to take the IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Academic or General Training or the IELTS for Life Skills test.
In how many sections IELTS is divided?
IELTS exam is divided in 4 sections: Writing , Reading , Listening and Speaking.
What does IELTS Reading and Writing consists of?
WRITING section consists of 2 tasks in which you don’t get any choice of question. You have to attempt both the questions. The writing section takes about 60 minutes.
READING section consists of three sections in which every section increases the level of difficulty. The reading section takes 60 minutes.
What does IELTS Listening and Speaking consists of?
LISTENING section consists of four parts in which a recording is played and you have to answer the questions while listening to the recording . The listening section takes around 40 minutes.
SPEAKING section consists of a one on one conversation with a trained examiner. The conversation is been recorded and it consists of introduction of the student, talking on a topic given by the examiner and a two way discussion. The entire speaking test is for 12-14 minutes.
For how many years is the IELTS score valid?
IELTS score is valid for 2 to 3 years. So you can apply to the universities anytime in the 2 to 3 year period after giving your IELTS exam .
Is TOEFL easier than IELTS?
TOEFL test is 60 minutes long and IELTS listening test is 30 minutes long , some students have commented that American accent is easy and that makes TOEFL easier but comparatively IELTS I also easy not that difficult to understand the language.
Is IELTS difficult?
IELTS is no more difficult then any other exam. The questions are straight forward and easy to understand the only thing you must do is be attentive during the listening section and be focused during the reading section.
Does spelling matters in IELTS?
Yes spelling matters a lot in IELTS . To score the best marks in IELTS you must write the answers with correct spelling . Correct spelling includes the use of hyphens when necessary and knowing when compound nouns are written as one word.
What is a good score for IELTS ?
According to the examiner, if you score a 9 band in the exam, you're an expert in English; if you score an 8, you're very good at English; and so on. IELTS scores almost always range from 1 to 9 (non-user to expert), and there is a 0 score as well for the ones who didn’t attempt the exam.
Which is the most difficult section in IELTS ?
However as per the survey worldwide the toughest part in IELTS is writing module. This is especially true for most Indian candidates as they lack the writing skills.