International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is well-known as the one of the most preferred English language test in the world. Every year, more than 3 million people appear in this exam. This test is taken to judge the English skills of a candidate in every module.
These modules comprise reading, listening, writing and speaking. This is a way to evaluator you that how well or easy it is for you to study, work, and learn in the English language countries.
It is a common requirement. Once candidate achieving the obligatory band Score in IELTS you will be able to study, live and work in different countries around the world. There are 140 countries in the world that accepts the IELTS certificate such as the proof of English language Proficiency.
Two types of IELTS which are:
- IELTS Academic
- IELTS General
- If any student want to do higher education or professional registration in numerous abroad English speaking countries then you must to clear the IELTS Academic test. It covers the features of academic language. It will help to judge that, are you ready to start studying or training or not. The academic IELTS is accepted by many institutions of the globally for the higher education.
- In IELTS general, Person who want to go to the English language countries for work experience or training programs, they must to clear the IELTS General Training test. Also it is necessary when any individual wants to migrate to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the USA.
IELTS Test Format
The IELTS Test consists of four modules, i.e. Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. Listening and speaking modules are common for all IELTS academic or general, but it is essential to select an option between academic and general training for reading and writing modules.
4 Sections, 40 items
|· General Training Reading
3 Sections, 40 items
|· Academic Reading
3 Sections, 40 items
|· General Training Writing
2 tasks (150 and 250 words)
|· Academic Writing
2 Tasks (150 and 250 words)
11 to 14 Minutes
IELTS Test Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes
The first three modules, reading, listening and writing, are completed in one day. But, speaking modules can be taken at the option of the testing center on the same day or within 7 days before or after the schedule of other modules test.