What is IELTS?
The International English Language Testing System is an English language proficiency test that is required to be taken by non-native students so as to study in countries where the medium of instruction is English.
What are the two kinds of IELTS test ?
The two kinds are :
1) Academic – The Academic test is taken in order to study abroad.
2) General – The General test is taken by those who want to migrate, work or go for training programs in English speaking countries.
What is the structure of the test?
The test is divided into 4 section – Reading (60 minutes), Writing(60 minutes), Listening (30 minutes) and Speaking (10-15minutes).
What is the registration fee for IELTS?
The registration fee for both Academic and General IELTS is the same i.e. Rs. 8900.
How to register for the exam?
Can the exam be canceled or postponed?
Yes, the exam can be canceled or postponed. But if you cancel within 5 weeks of the exam then your fee will not be refunded unless you have a serious medical problem. If you cancel more than 5 weeks before your examination date then your fee minus the admin charges will be refunded.
When is the speaking test conducted?
Depending upon the centre, it can be taken 7 days before or after the test date.
How many times can one take the exam?
There is no limit to the number of times the exam can be taken, however, it is advisable to prepare well before one sits for the exam.