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The International English Language Testing System

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an internationally acclaimed as well as standardised for assessing the English language proficiency for non-native English language speaking candidates that aspire to travel to various parts of the globe for study and/ or immigration purposes. It is a mandatory English proficiency test taken by British, Australian, and New Zealand, Canadian & US universities for secondary, vocational, higher education & research programs. IELTS is concurrently managed by the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations, British Council and IDP Education Australia: IELTS Australia. IELTS examination has two types with minor differences between the two: IELTS Academic (study purpose) and IELTS General Training (immigration purpose).

A BRIEF ON EACH SECTION

Listening: Checks the ability of the student to listen and understand English in non-native accent. 

  • Total Questions: 40
  • Total Sections: 4 (average 10 questions in each)
  • Total Time: 30 minutes (testing) + 10 minutes (transferring answers)

Reading : Checks the ability of the student to read and comprehend the passages.

  • Total Questions: 40
  • Total Sections: 3
  • Passages: 3(academic) / 5(general training)
  • Total Time: 60minutes

Writing: Checks the ability of the student to understand and interpret the questions correctly and answer all the parts aptly.

  • Total Tasks: 2
  • Task 1: report writing (academic) OR letter writing (general training)
  • Task 2: essay writing
  • Total Time: 60 minutes
  • Word Count: 150-180 (task 1); 250-280 (task 2)

Speaking: Face to face interview conducted by the examiner to check the ability of the student to communicate influent and grammatically accurate English.

  • Total Sections: 3
  • Total Time: approximately 15minutes
  • Section 1: Introduction round (4-5 minutes)
  • Section 2: Lon turn (Cue card) round (3-4 minutes)
  • Section 3: Discussion round (4-5 minutes)

 

test format

ListeningReadingWritingSpeaking
4 Sections 3 Passages 2 Task(1 hour) 3 – Parts (11-15 Mins.)
40 Questions 40 Questions Task 1
Essay & Report Writing(150words)
– 20 Mins
Part 1 ( 4-5 Mins. speak on different Question)
40 Mins. 1 Hour Task 2 – Essay & Report Writing(250 Words)
– 40 Mins.
Part 2
(Topic to speak on printed task card)
-1 Min to think and speak up to (3 Mins)
Part 3 (4-5 Mins. further discuss)

miscellaneous details

Score Validity2 years
Registration ModeTelephone / Mail/ Online / Transglobe Centre
Mode of paymentDemand Draft/Credit card / Cash
Test Fee*13,250
Score Reporting timeapproximately 15 days
Official Websiteietls.org
Rescheduling Fee*5 Wks prior @ charge of 25% of test fee
Test Administration Frequency3-4 times a month
Test Repetition PolicyNext available date
Nature of TestPaper Based Test

guidance from transglobe

  • With the goal of enabling students to effortlessly and accurately listen, read, write and speak in English, resulting in achieving an optimal score in IELTS examination, the expert and experienced faculties at Transglobe conduct group as well as personal coaching sessions
  • For those requiring extra training, coupled with rigorous training in core IELTS modules, we also give intensive training in Spoken English and Grammar to instil confidence in our students
  • We take great pride in being one of the very few institutes in the whole of Gujarat to provide students with exclusive study material for better preparation of this global level examination, in addition to the Cambridge authorised study guides
  • Our trainers and faculties work tirelessly to render 25 hours of weekly training to students.

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