The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is one of the most popular English language Tests being conducted around the world. Millions of IELTS Tests have been held over the past years.
Undoubtedly, IELTS is an open opportunity for the students who are skilled at English and want to study abroad. More than 10,000 colleges across the world, accept IELTS Score card and offer wonderful education opportunities to the zealous students.
If you’re one of those students who are willing to design a worthwhile career and looking to go abroad for higher education, understand the test scheme and procedure of IELTS in detail and apply accordingly.
Top 5 IELTS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Ques 1 – What is the Test Format & Scheme of IELTS?
Answer – With total test duration of 2 hours and 45 mins, the IELTS is being conducted in four parts –
• Listening (30 minutes),
• Reading (60 minutes)
• Writing (60 minutes)
• Speaking (11–14 minutes)
While the listening, reading and writing tests are done in single sitting, you might appear in the speaking test at some other day or time.
Ques 2 – Is there more than one version of the Test? If yes, which version is the best to go?
Answer – Yes, IELTS has two versions – Academic and General Training.
The students who wish to go to a English Speaking country, should opt IELTS Academic Test whereas the students who want to take work or training experience from abroad countries should opt General Training version of IELTS Test.
For both versions, the listening and speaking sessions would be similar but there would be huge difference in the questions format and pattern of writing and reading sessions.
Ques 3 – Which Institutes accept IELTS Scorecard?
Answer – IELTS scorecard is accepted by more than 10000 colleges &institutes across the world under which the government universities, immigration departments, various agencies, professional and multinational companies can serve.
Ques 4 –When Is the Right Time to Take IELTS?
Answer – IELTS is being held on some fixed dates throughout the year (four times a month). Based on your preparations level, you can opt the best suitable date to appear in this test. Take at least 3 months to prepare well and then apply for the test.
Ques 5 – What is the Exam Fee?
Answer – The test fee of IELTS is more than 10,000 and can vary based on the country.
While you’ll apply online, you would know the exact fees.
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