International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Exam

About IELTS Exam

Why Take The Test?

It is one of the popular exam for English proficiency and is accepted by more than 11,000 universities globally, with over 1000 test locations in more than 140 countries. This test isn't just essential for pursuing work or studying in foreign countries but it also helps students hone their English Speaking and Writing skills.

IELTS Basics

Eligibility

Valid passport and candidate must be 16 years of age.

General Facts

Date And Frequency

The Test is conducted upto 4 times a month making up to total of 48 fixed test dates annually. The dates may differ for Academic, General Training and Computer based test.

Result

Results are declared in 13-15 working days for Pen and Paper based exam. For Computer based results are released in 5-7 days of the test

Score Report

Band scores are given to each skill. i.e. 0-9

Score Validity

2 years

Components

Listening
40 min
Questions
40 min
Duration
40 min
Score

You will listen to four recordings of native English speakers and then write your answers to a series of questions. Assessors will be looking for evidence of your ability to understand the main ideas and detailed factual information, the opinions and attitudes of speakers, the purpose of an utterance and evidence of your ability to follow the development of ideas.

Reading
60 min
Questions
60 min
Duration
60 min
Score

The Reading section consists of questions, designed to test a wide range of reading skills. These include reading for gist, reading for main ideas, reading for detail, skimming, understanding logical argument and recognizing writers' opinions, attitudes and purpose.

Speaking
15 min
Questions
15 min
Duration
15 min
Score

There are three parts to this section. The examiner will ask general questions about yourself and a range of familiar topics, such as home, family, work, studies and interests. In the next part, you will be given a card which asks you to talk about a particular topic. The examiner will then ask few questions on the same topic.

Writing
60 min
Questions
60 min
Duration
60 min
Score

There are three parts to this section. The examiner will ask general questions about yourself and a range of familiar topics, such as home, family, work, studies and interests. In the next part, you will be given a card which asks you to talk about a particular topic. The examiner will then ask few questions on the same topic.

Listening
40 min
Questions
40 min
Duration
40 min
Score

You will listen to four recordings of native English speakers and then write your answers to a series of questions. Assessors will be looking for evidence of your ability to understand the main ideas and detailed factual information, the opinions and attitudes of speakers, the purpose of an utterance and evidence of your ability to follow the development of ideas.

Reading
60 min
Questions
60 min
Duration
60 min
Score

The Reading section consists of questions, designed to test a wide range of reading skills. These include reading for gist, reading for main ideas, reading for detail, skimming, understanding logical argument and recognizing writers' opinions, attitudes and purpose.

Speaking
15 min
Questions
15 min
Duration
15 min
Score

There are three parts to this section. The examiner will ask general questions about yourself and a range of familiar topics, such as home, family, work, studies and interests. In the next part, you will be given a card which asks you to talk about a particular topic. The examiner will then ask few questions on the same topic.

Fees

Registration Fees

Rs. 15,500/-