IELTS Exam Information
What is the IELTS® exam?
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is designed to measure language proficiency of people who would like to work or study in places where English is the language of communication.
The IELTS exam is available in two test formats:
This test is designed for those planning to study in higher education (undergraduate and graduate studies) or those seeking professional registration. The IELTS Academic assess whether a person is well-equipped to begin studying or training in an English-speaking environment.
IELTS General Training
The IELTS General Training test should be taken by those who are going to complete secondary education in places where English is the language of communication or to participate in work experience or training programs. The IELTS General Training may be required for migration to Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the UK.
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IELTS Academic vs. IELTS General Training
The listening and speaking sections are the same for both tests, whereas the reading and writing sections differ. Find out more about the format of each exam below: