IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, the world's most popular English language test. IELTS is the most demanded test of English for study and immigration, being taken by more than 2 million people each year. IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment through more than 1,000 test centres and locations in over 140 countries.
There are two versions of IELTS: Academic and General.
1. Certificate of Academic IELTS is used for admission to schools, colleges and universities in English-speaking countries.
2. The certificate General Training IELTS (and sometimes Academic IELTS) is mandatory for all who wish to immigrate to or work in UK, Canada, Australia, USA, New Zealand, etc.
IELTS consists of 4 parts:
The total time of IELTS is 2 hours 45 minutes. The listening, reading and writing parts are completed in one sitting in a common exam auditorium, while the speaking part is taken individually with an examiner on the same day or up to week before or after the other tests.
Listening and Speaking modules are the same for Academic and General IELTS, while Reading and Writing modules are different.
All the parts are evaluated on a scale from 0 to 9 points. The total score is counted as arithmetic mean of the four section scores.
The results are issued 13 days after the test.
There is no minimum score required to pass IELTS. IELTS score is evaluated on a scale from 0 to 9 points. The IELTS certificate is a Test Report Form. It is issued to all test takers with a score from "band 1" (non-user) to "band 9" (expert user) and each institution sets a different threshold.
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