IELTS

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a test of English language proficiency. It is jointly managed by University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations, British Council and IDP Education Australia.

Administered by: IELTS is adminstered by University of Cambridge Local Examination Syndicate (UCLES), British Council and IDP Education Australia.
Website: www.ielts.org or www.britishcouncil.org
Valadity: The score is valid for 2 years.
Fees: Rs.12000/-
Remittance: The score is sent to 2 universities.
Registration: The registration is either done in person or by mail.
Requirement for Registration: Name as in the Passport, Passport, 2 Photographs.
Test Report: Normal service takes 2 weeks to get the best report. Express service(results after working days of test date) collected personally.
Rescheduling: Test can be rescheduled prior to 3 working days prior to the test. The necessary rescheduling fee has to be paid.
Duration: The test is for 2 hours & 45 minutes.
Mode: The IELTS test is a paper-based test.
Scores: Total score is out of 9 Bands.Scoring is between 0-9.

Academic Training:
  • Listening(40 questions)-30 minutes.
  • Reading(40 questions)-60 minutes.
  • Writing(2 essays)-60 minutes.
  • Speaking-10 to 15 minutes.
General Training:
  • Listening(40 questions)-30 minutes.
  • Reading(40 questions)-60 minutes.
  • Writing(2 essays)-60 minutes.
  • Speaking-10 to 15 minutes.
Writing:
  • 1st essay (150 words) 20 minutes.
  • 2nd essay (250 words) 40 minutes.