Overview of IELTS

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a test for English. The test checks the English language communication skills of students who do not have English as their mother tongue. The test checks listening, speaking, writing and reading skills of students. The test ensures that the student would be able to complete the studies in an English Medium college. The IELTS test is administered by two committee British Council, IDP Education Australia; and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations. The score of the test is globally recognized. IELTS is taken up several times in a year.

IELTS IS TAKEN UP IN TWO FORMS:

TEST PATTERN:

The test is available in two forms:

The test consists of four sections:

The test score is valid for not more than two years

TEST FORMAT FOR IELTS

IELTS takes a comprehensive view over the skills needed by student whether they are going for studies or any other vocational or training purposes.

There are in all four modules that applicant can take the same Listening and speaking modules but there is always a choice between the General training and academic training and relevant wiring modules.

If your plan is to take the academic study then make sure you take up the Academic studies module and Writing modules.

If your plan is to take some non-academic module then make sure go for General training reading and writing modules.

ACADEMIC MODULES:

They test candidate's ability to use the type of language needed to undergo a certain course of study. Example: how to deal with complex arguments, discussing some abstract ideas and how to deal with concepts that are based on factual notes.

GENERAL MODULES:

General modules are meant for some more generalized purposes like one who wants to work or take up secondary education and related work pertained to English speaking country.

Following documents are required to register with IELTS:

FOUR EASY STEPS TO REGISTER FOR IELTS

ELIGIBILITY: