IELTS, also known as the International English Language Testing, is accepted as the world’s most common language test that focuses on work, study, and migration across various foreign countries like Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the UK.
IELTS tests four human conversations skills listening, reading, writing, and speaking. It remains as a model for standard English language testing for the last 30 years.
IELTS exam takes place on the same day continuously without any breaks. The listening part of the test is for 30 minutes, where you have to listen to four recordings from the native English speakers and then answer the questions based on them.
In contrast to the listening test, the reading test gives 40 questions to test the individual’s reading skills. The duration of this test is about sixty minutes in which the test seekers have to read the general meaning of a text, its main ideas, details, logical arguments, skimming, and discuss the writer’s opinions, attitudes, and aims.
For the IELTS writing test, you need to complete two tasks and cover the topics of general interest based on the module you choose. The duration of the test is sixty minutes.
In the speaking test, the entire test is recorded and held in three parts. The duration of the speaking test is about eleven to fourteen minutes.
IELTS exam dates in India take place on Saturdays and Thursdays based on the convenience of test seekers. However, the availability of slots for IELTS tests may vary based on the test type and module you have chosen for – such as Academic or general training.
More than a thousand most prominent universities and colleges across the globe accept IELTS as proof of English Language proficiency. The scores of IELTS exams are necessary for students and professionals in accounting, engineering, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and the teaching industry. IELTS test confirms the evidence of language skills than any other English language test for permanent residency.
An international team of experts established the test content for IELTS and ensures that the test remains fair and impartial for any candidate despite their nationality, gender, lifestyle, and location.