Test Facts

The international English Language testing system (IELTS) is the World's most popular standardised test of English language ...

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Test Pattern

The IELTS Test assesses a test taker's abilities in all four skills - listening, reading, writing & speaking in less than ...

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Test Preparation

Classroom sessions 10 comprehensive Class sessions on Language ability. 12 Reading/Listening comprehensive Class sessions ...

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Test Facts

  • The international English Language testing system (IELTS) is the World's most popular standardised test of English language proficiency, with over 2.5 million tests taken in a year in over 140 countries to help people live, study & work around the world. It is accepted by over 9,000 organisations worldwide, including government, academic, employment & immigration authorities.
  • IELTS is jointly owned by the British council, IDP: IELTS Australia & Cambridge English language assessment.
  • The most popular destinations for Indians are UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand & Canada.

Test Pattern

  • The IELTS Test assesses a test taker's abilities in all four skills - listening, reading, writing & speaking in less than three hours. There are two versions of the IELTS Test: IELTS Academic or IELTS General Training. IELTS Academic is for test takers applying for higher education or professional registration. IELTS General Training is intended for those planning to undertake non-academic training or to gain work experience or for immigration purposes.
  • Everyone takes the same listening and speaking tests, regardless of which version they take. The Reading and Writing tests differ in content, depending on the version of the test. The Listening, Reading and Writing components of all IELTS tests are completed on the same day, with no breaks in between them. However, the speaking component can be completed up to a week before or after the other tests. The total test time is 2 hours and 45 minutes.
  • IELTS Listening: There are four sections with ten questions each (Total 40 Questions). The questions are designed so that the answers appear in the order they are heard in the audio. The listening test time is 30minutes & 10 minutes to transfer answer to answer sheet.
  • IELTS Academic Reading: The IELTS Academic Reading test time is 60 minutes with 40 questions. There are three long Reading passages with questions using variety of tasks. Texts range from descriptive & factual to the discursive & analytical. Texts may contain non-verbal material such as diagrams, graphs & illustrations. Task types include multiple choice, identifying information, matching information/headings/features/sentence endings, summary/note/table/ flowchart completion, short answer questions etc.
  • IELTS General Training Reading: The IELTS General Training Reading test time is 60 minutes with 40 questions. There are three Reading passages with questions using variety of tasks. Texts range from descriptive & factual to the discursive & analytical. The first section contains 2 or 3 short general factual texts, the second section contains two short, work place related factual texts and the third section contains one longer text on a topic of general interest. Task types include multiple choice, identifying information, matching information/headings/features/sentence endings, summary/note/ table/ flowchart completion, short answer questions etc.
  • IELTS Academic Writing: The IELTS Academic Writing test time is 60 minutes with 2 questions. There are two writing tasks. In writing task 1, test takers summarise, describe or explain a table, graph, chart or diagram with at least 150 words in about 20 minutes. In task 2, test takes write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem with at least 250 words in about 40 minutes.
  • IELTS General Training Writing: The IELTS General Training Writing test time is 60 minutes with 2 questions. In task 1, test takers respond to a situation by writing a letter of at least 150 words. . In task 2, test takes write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem with at least 250 words.
  • IELTS Speaking: The IELTS Speaking test time is 11 to 14 minutes. It is a face to face interview which includes introduction & general questions, speaking at length about a familiar topic and a structured discussion.
  • Score: It uses a nine-band scale to clearly identify levels of proficiency, from non-user (band score 1) through to expert (band score 9).

Test Preparation


IELTS Exhaustive Prep

CLASS SESSIONS:

  • 10 comprehensive Class sessions on Language ability.
  • 12 Reading/Listening comprehensive Class sessions.
  • 7 Writing/Speaking comprehensive Class sessions.
  • 80 total hours of interactive instruction.

PRATICE TESTS:

  • 7 hours of class-room Assessment Tests.
  • 4 full length practice tests with feedback.
  • 22 total hours of practice tests & feedback.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

  • IELTS Official guide.
  • IELTS Official Practice material.
  • 10 full length practice sets.
  • 18 hours of Video sessions.
  • Course book with 500+ practice problems & tasks.
  • Well-stocked library.
  • Test taking strategies & student inspire sessions.

IELTS intensive Prep

CLASS SESSIONS:

  • 10 Reading/Listening comprehensive Class sessions.
  • 5 Writing/Speaking comprehensive Class sessions.
  • 40 total hours of interactive instruction.

PRATICE TESTS:

  • 4 hours of class-room Assessment Tests.
  • 4 full length practice tests with feedback.
  • 19 total hours of practice tests & feedback.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

  • IELTS Official guide.
  • IELTS Official Practice material.
  • 10 full length practice sets.
  • 18 hours of Video sessions.
  • Course book with 500+ practice problems & tasks.
  • Well-stocked library.
  • Test taking strategies & student inspire sessions.