The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) measures the language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as language of communication. IELTS assesses all of your English skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking. It uses a nine-band scale to clearly identify levels of proficiency, from non-user (band score 1) to expert (band score 9).
IELTS is Available in Two Test Versions – Academic and General
The IELTS Academic test is suitable for individual applying for higher education or professional registration. The test assess whether a person is ready to begin studying or training where English language is used.
IELTS General training is suitable for those applying for secondary education as well as for people migrating to Australia, Canada & UK. The test focuses with context related to social and workplace skills.
Both versions of IELTS cover four language skills: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.