The British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL), three reputable bodies responsible for IELTS exam has revealed the IELTS eligibility for 2019. The IELTS is the criteria where the students’ proficiency in English. IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System who wants to study or work in the countries where English is the prime medium for communication. The four modules which assess your uncanny ability to understand the English in reading, writing, speaking and listening. The IELTS exam is a mandatory requirement for admissions into universities and training programs, for study visa application for countries like the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.
Those students who want to study in Australia, it has become a required document to get a student visa for Australia. The tests are conducted and administered at several authorised centers across the world. This test is recognised and acknowledged by the International universities, professional bodies, immigration authorities and government agencies of countries like Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom
To take the IELTS exam, your age must be at least 16 years and you must have possession of a valid and legal passport.
You are considered to be eligible to take the exam, even if you fall into one of the categories:
- Are you planning to study in the UK or Australia or Canada or New Zealand or USA
- Are you a medical professional who are planning to work or study further in UK or Australia or USA
- Are you planning to emigrate to Canada/Australia/New Zealand.
This version of IELTS is different from the IELTS exam conducted for the purpose of your travel/goal.
|Purpose of Travel/Goal to the overseas||The Version of IELTS applicable|
|If you are going to enroll into an academic program ito study in country, where most communication medium, if not all, is in English he/ she needs to take||IELTS Academic|
|If you are in the country for work or work-related business or training or migration to an English speaking country, then he or she needs to take||IELTS General Training|
Grab the opportunity of Education Fair, to register for the test and check the version required from the organization or institution you want to apply to plan the IELTS test accordingly.