International English Language Testing System.
IELTS is jointly administered by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL)
The score is valid for 2 years.
Candidates are tested in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. All candidates take the same Listening and Speaking Modules. There is a choice between Academic and General Training in the Reading and Writing Modules.
2 hours 44 minutes
The tests are designed to cover the full range of ability from non-user to expert user. Reading and Writing modules must be completed in one day. The Speaking module may be taken, at the discretion of the test centre, in the period seven days before or after the other modules.
Requirements for Registration:
Photocopy of your Passport (first and last page),, Passport size photos with white background
- New Delhi
If you postpone or cancel your application more than 5 weeks before the test date, you will receive a refund minus an administration charge,
If you postpone or cancel within 5 weeks of the test date, you will be charged the full fee unless you have a medical reason. If you provide a medical certificate within 5 days of the test date, you will receive a refund minus the local administrative cost.
The IELTS test is a paper-based test.
Number of Tests:
You may take the IELTS test as many times as you like.
The test is for 2 hours & 45 minutes excluding the Speaking module. The Speaking module is for 15 minutes; hence the total duration is for 3 hours.
Total score is out of 9 Bands. Scoring is between 1-9.
There is an administrative charge of Rs. 200 for an electronic copy of the ATRF. However, if you wish to send the ATRF by courier to international destinations the charges are Rs. 1250 per university / receiving institution.
Countries Accepting IELTS:
Australia, Canada, New Zealand, IRELAND, United Kingdom, United States, Singapore, GERMANY, DENMARK