International English Language Testing System – IELTS is the World’s most popular English test for higher education and also for global migration.
Educational institutions, employers, professional bodies and government immigration agencies often require proof of English language skills as it is the part of their recruitment or admission procedures. Mostly IELTS is accepted for such purposes. IELTS is designed to test the language ability of people who want to study or work where English is used
IELTS is conducted in how many versions?
There are two versions of IELTS exams you can choose between the Academic or General Training versions of the test. All candidates do the same Listening and Speaking sections.
What is time allocated to all the sections in IELTS exam?
The sections are as follows:
1.Listening - 4 sections, 40 questions, 30 minutes
2.Speaking - interview, 15 minutes
3.Reading - different for Academic or General Training - 3 sections, 40 questions, 60 minutes
4.Writing - different for Academic or General Training - 2 pieces of writing, 60 minutes
What can I bring to IELTS test?
The only identification accepted for the IELTS test in Powai is either a valid Passport or a valid Permanent Resident Card. Rest you need not to carry anything else with you.
How many times a candidate can take IELTS in a year?
So it is always better to appear for IELTS and aim to score at least 6 bands overall. You can take the IELTS exam in Powai with the British Council or IDP up to once a week (four times a month). The British Council and IDP global schedule for test dates are 48 days per year.
Do I need to study for IELTS?
If you have already given IELTS in Powai and you are one band below your target score, give yourself at least a month of study. So for instance, if you are getting a 7.5 on your practice IELTS tests but you need an 8.5 on test day, give yourself a minimum of a month so that you get your desired score. And if you must get from a 4.5 to a 7.5, study for a minimum of three months and so on.
Is there any age limit for IELTS exam?
According to the official terms and conditions for IELTS test registration: IELTS is made available worldwide to all persons, regardless of age, gender, race, nationality or religion but it is not recommended to persons under 16 years of age. So only the people who are above 16 years can apply for this exam.
Which section is tough in IELTS?
Which is the difficult part in the IELTS exam: Reading, writing, speaking, or listening! First and foremost, it depends on which IELTS you intend to take, general or academic. Obviously, academic IELTS being harder than general.
What is the maximum score in IELTS?
The highest score for IELTS is 9 band and the lowest score is 1 band, each score is a reflection of different levels of English users. Band 9 - Expert user: has fully operational command of the language: appropriate, accurate and fluent with complete understanding.