Introduction to IELTS
IELTS | // May 31, 2018

The International English Language Testing System, abbreviated as the IELTS Exam, is a paper-based English Proficiency Test conducted by British Council and IDP in India.  Students take the IELTS for all types of immigration visa to Canada, Australia and New Zealand. IELTS is also accepted for admissions to almost all universities and colleges in US, UK, Europe and Canada. 


How many types of  IELTS tests are there?

There are basically two types of IELTS tests: IELTS Academic and IELTS General. Candidates who wish to study abroad must appear for IELTS Academic. Candidates who wish to migrate abroad need to appear for IELTS General.


When and where is the IELTS conducted in India?

Dates for the IELTS are available all round the year in India. You can check the dates and venues and register for the test here: British Council IELTS and IDP IELTS


What is the eligibility criteria for IELTS?

Anyone who is 16 years of age or older can take the IELTS. Nevertheless, aspirants below 18 years of age are allowed to appear for the exam only if it is required by the education institution the student is applying to. 


How many students appear for the IELTS every year?

Based on the world-wide data, more than 30 lakh candidates appeared for the IELTS last year.


How many programs accept IELTS exam scores?

More than 10,000 programs accept IELTS scores across Canada, USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Europe.


How many times can one take the IELTS exam?

There is NO limit on the overall number of times a candidate can sit for the IELTS. But, you must wait to receive your scores before you can book your next test.


When are the IELTS scores available after the exam?

The test scores are usually available in 13 business days after the candidate has appeared for the exam. 

What is the format of IELTS Academic exam?

What is the format of IELTS General exam?

What is the syllabus of IELTS exam?

IELTS is an English Proficiency Test. It examines candidates across four main English skills: Speaking, Writing Reading & Listening. Students need to be fluent on all these four skills.


How is the IELTS Exam scored?

Candidates will receive a score in increments of 0.5 bands out of 9 bands. Each section, Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing, has a maximum score of 9 bands.


What is the registration fee for IELTS?

The IELTS registration fee  is INR 12,650.


Where can you find the latest updates about IELTS exam? 

Refer to the official IELTS websites for the latest updates  regarding the test:

IELTS Official Website


British Council IELTS India


How can Logic Academy help you  in cracking the IELTS?

Logic Academy prides itself in being the best IELTS coaching classes in Ahmedabad. Refer to our IELTS Programs page to know more about our awesome IELTS prep programs: Logic Academy’s IELTS Coaching Programs

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