There are two types of IELTS exam test and can be taken on a computer and as well as on a paper.
Test takers opting for IELTS on paper will take the Listening, Reading and Writing sections on a paper with either pen or HB-pencils. The Speaking test is carried out face-to-face with a trained IELTS examiner. The results of the paper-based IELTS test are announced after 13 calendar days.
Test takers opting for IELTS on computer take the Listening, Reading and Writing sections on a computer. The Speaking test remains face-to-face with a trained IELTS examiner. Computer-based IELTS gives you the convenience to choose from more test dates and results are announced within 3-5 days.
IELTS is the tried and trusted test for English language proficiency across the globe. IELTS exam test is best suited for those who want to use English language as a proof to pursue an academic or professional career internationally.
Anyone who wants to study, work or migrate to the UK must take the IELTS exam test approved for UK Visas and Immigration purposes also known as IELTS for UKVI.
IELTS Life Skills is for those who need to prove English speaking and listening skills at Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Levels A1, A2 or B1.
IELTS assesses your ability to understand English; the IELTS test comprises of four components Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. The total duration of the test is 2 hours and 45 minutes and your Listening, Reading and Writing tests will be conducted on the same day, without any breaks. However, the speaking test can be scheduled up to a week before or after other tests. Your IELTS test centre will inform you of the date and time of your speaking test.
IELTS has two test types - IELTS General Training and IELTS Academic. IELTS Academic is suitable for candidates who require IELTS for academic purposes, mostly to study at undergraduate or postgraduate levels or for professional registration in an English speaking environment.
IELTS General Training is suited for those who need English language proficiency to show qualifications to study below a degree level, employment and migration to English speaking countries such as Australia, the UK, the USA, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland, etc.
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