About IELTS IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, the world’s proven English language test

. IELTS was one of the pioneers of four skills English language testing over 17 years ago, and continues to set the standard for English language testing today. Close to 6,000 organisations and more than 1,000,000 test takers around the world trust and recognise IELTS as secure, valid and reliable indicator of true to life ability to communicate in English for education, immigration and professional accreditation. IELTS is jointly managed by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL) through more than 500 locations in 120 countries. University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL) is the world's leading provider of exams for learners of English. Each year the exams are taken by around 1.5 million people, in 135 countries. Please contact ielts@ucles.org.uk for further information. British Council connects people worldwide with the learning opportunities and creative ideas from the UK and builds lasting relationships between the UK and other countries. British Council is the UK's international organisation for educational opportunity and cultural relations and is represented in 109 countries worldwide. Please contact ielts@britishcouncil.org for further information. IDP: IELTS Australia is Australia's international education organisation. It undertakes a broad range of activities from student advisory services and educational publications to project consultancy and English language teaching and testing. Please contact ielts@idp.com for further information. Proven IELTS is the international English Language Testing System. It is for people who intend to study or work where English is the language of the communication. IELTS measures test takers' ability to communicate in English across all four language skills -listening, reading, writing and speaking. Since 1989, IELTS has been proven and trusted worldwide to provide a secure, global, authentic test which measures true to life ability to communicate in English. IELTS is the original four-skills English language test, with more than 500,000 IELTS test conducted every year. Global IELTS is internally available, internationally recognised, internationally focused and internationally owned. In every sense, IELTS is a truly global test which you can trust to take you where you want to go. IELTS is available in over 300 locations worldwide, upto to 4 times a month, making it one of the most widely available English language tests. IELTS is one of the most widely-recognised and used English language test. Thousands of educational institutions, government agencies and professional organisations across 120 countries around the world recognize IELTS scores as a trusted and valid indicator of ability to communicate in English. You can find a list of the organisations and institutions that recognise IELTS on the IELTS website. Recognised If you want to travel or emigrate to an English speaking country, IELTS is the test for your. IELTS is trusted and recognised by immigration authorities and government departments in almost all Englishspeaking countries including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States If you want to study in an English-speaking country, IELTS is also the test for you. Universities and other institutions of further and higher education in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Europe, Ireland and Canada all recognise and use IELTS scores.

IELTS is also used by universities, employers and public bodies in many other countries through out the world. Fair and Reliable IELTS uses a unique nine point scoring system to measure and report test scores in a consistent mannerwherever and whenever the test is taken. This scoring system is internationally recognized and understood, giving test takes a reliable international currency. IELTS encourages, reflects and respects international diversity and is fair to anyone who sits the test, regardless of nationality, background, gender or lifestyle. International teams of writers contribute to IELTS test materials and we invest in on-going research to ensure that IELTS remains fair and unbiasedwherever and whenever you sit the test. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION What is IELTS? IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System. It is an internationally-recognised system for testing English language skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking. Why take an IELTS exam? IELTS is recognised by many universities and can be used to support visa applications. If you want to work or study abroad, an IELTS qualification is essential. You can also study at more basic levels, perfect for travelling or helping your child with their education. How can we help you? We offer IELTS exams in our centres across the globe, throughout the year. Many of our centres also offer IELTS courses, which begin with an entry test to help you study at the right level. If you simply want to test your English language skills, we also offer preparation courses, which give you a practical experience of the testing system. Why learn with us? With 135 English language centres across the globe, we can offer you a learning network with a unique range of materials, ideas and expertise. Our friendly, experienced staff create a vibrant community that lets you learn to the best of your ability, in a way that’s right for you. Who should take the IELTS test? Students applying to study in the UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the US. Medical professionals planning to work or follow further study in the UK, Australia or the US. People planning to emigrate to Canada, Australia or New Zealand. Why do I need to take the IELTS test? IELTS assesses your English language ability. A good score (usually 6.0 and above) is an entry requirement for many colleges and universities worldwide. How can I register for the test? To take the test with the British Council in India you can either register online or offline. Read the step by step guide for more information. Important : You must have a valid passport to register for IELTS. When and where in India can I take the test? Information on IELTS test dates and locations in India can be downloaded here. What is Computer-based IELTS (CB IELTS)

CB IELTS is a computer-based version of IELTS. It consists of Listening, Reading and Writing tests. To maintain our personal approach, all IELTS Speaking tests will still be conducted face-to-face. The CB IELTS is being offered once each month at British Council, New Delhi. Please note that CB IELTS is only available in the Academic module. How much does the IELTS test cost? The fee for IELTS test is Rs 7200. We donot charge any extra amount on credit card payments. How can I prepare for the test? Access our How to Prepare for IELTS web page and get the latest tips and information on how to prepare for the test. For example, find out about IELTS preparation courses in Delhi. If you do not live in Delhi, then read our guide on How to Choose an IELTS Preparation course before you sign up at a training centre, or find out which resources and websites you should be looking at for selfstudy. You could also join one of our IELTS Orientation Sessions which are held across the country-contact your nearest office for more information. If you are an IELTS Trainer, you’ll also find some useful tips and resources such as our IELTS Train the trainer course which is held in cities across India. How often can I take the IELTS test? From 1 May 2006 the policy on candidates re-taking IELTS has been amended. The restriction on retaking IELTS within 90 days has been removed and candidates will be able to repeat the test whenever they wish. It should be noted however that IELTS scores are not substantially improved merely by taking the test on multiple occasions. To significantly improve a score it is necessary to engage in further study of a serious nature. Gain score studies carried out under the IELTS funded research programme indicate that scores are unlikely to improve dramatically without extensive English language tuition in the interim. How and when will I get my results? Results are declared in 13 days. You can get your results by courier to your home, and at no extra cost on our website and by sms on your mobile. Notice to Candidates. IELTS results for South India are sent by speed post. How are the scores processed? All IELTS marking takes place at the test centre by trained markers and examiners. Markers are trained to understand the IELTS marking policy and are required to demonstrate that they are marking to standard before they are allowed to mark Listening and Reading papers. Markers are re-tested every two years to ensure that their marking remains up to standard. Systematic monitoring and double marking of a proportion of answer sheets is carried out at each administration. What do I need to bring with me to the test? You need to bring your passport, hall ticket and stationery for all the modules of the test. If, you have registered online then you also need to bring a colour passport-sized photograph on the day of the test. Who owns the test? The IELTS test is jointly owned by The British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and University of CambridgeESOL Examinations. What is the Test Format?

The general Training module is not offered at all test administrations. It provides not only an indication of ability in a particular module but also an indication of overall ability. that is more than two years old should only be accepted as evidence of present level of ability if accompanied by proof that a candidate has actively maintained or tried to improve their English language proficiency. All candidates take the same Listening and Speaking Modules. The General Training Reading and Writing Modules are not designed to test the full range of formal language skills required for academic purposed. As a general rule it is recommended that a Test Report Form (TRF). The first three Modules-Listening. Reading and Writing-must be completed in one day. The restriction on retaking IELTS within 90 days has been removed and candidates are able to repeat the test whenever they wish. For an updated list please log on to www. Stakeholders require an indication of proficiency at a given time. Admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses is based on the result of these Modules. There is a choice of Reading and Writing Modules. or for immigration purpose to Australia. either seven days before or after the other three modules. General Training is suitable for candidates who are going to English speaking countries to complete their secondary education. This would not be possible if modules were not taken at the same time. but emphasize basic survival skills in a broad social and educational context. Is there any age limit for IELTS? IELTS is nor recommended for candidates under the age of 16 Can IELTS be taken as an alternate to TOEFL? YES. The Speaking Module may be taken. to undertake work experience or training programmes not at degree level. Academic or General Training? The Academic Reading and Writing Modules assess whether a candidate is ready to study or train in the medium of English at an undergraduate or postgraduate level. Canada and New Zealand. It is the responsibility of the candidate to inform the test centre whether they wish to take the Academic or General Training Modules. Centres are not responsible for providing this information. at the discretion of the test centre.All candidates are tested in Listening. How soon can I repeat the test? From 1 May 2006 the policy on candidates re-taking IELTS has been amended. Writing and Speaking. Therefore a candidate will have to re-take the full test and cannot retake a specific module For how long is a test result valid? There are a number of variables affecting the length of time over which an IELTS score remains valid. where a candidate can either opt for Academic or General Training Module. .org Can I retest only for the module where I did not score well instead of repeating the whole test? IELTS provides a profile of a candidate's English proficiency at a given time. This information will appear on the Test Report Form and will only be used for monitoring purposes. Candidates will still be asked to indicate on their application form whether they have taken the test before. over 544 US institutions recognise IELTS and accept either IELTS or TOEFL for admission to award courses. It must be noted that it may not be possible to change module later or on the day of the test.IELTS. Reading. Which Module should I sit for. Stake holder have expressed a preference for full re-testing to gain an accurate assessment of a candidate's language proficiency.

practice material and specimen kits are available. This is the most convenient way to book your IELTS test In person at any of the IDP:IELTS Australia Test Centre Planet EDU offices or at any Input Node. Fill the form on-line or use the paper form. By completing the IELTS application form and sending it by Courier. For more details call +91. Haryana'. Click here to download an IELTS application form  What is the test fee and how do I pay?   Rs. Payable at New Delhi Rs. If you do so.11. Alternately.320 16897 or +91. Please click here to view and purchase your practice material on-line. Can I pay for the test fee by cheque or cash? No.   On-line on through the website and pay the test fee by credit card (Master / VISA). Click here for some information. This is also a convenient way and ensures seat for you instantly.200/-(Rupees Seven Thousand Two Hundred only). Can I get Practice Material? Yes. you can visit the nearest test centre office or Input node and purchase your copy over the counter. pay the fee by Credit Card / Debit card or Demand draft and get instant confirmation / tentative seat booking. What are Input Nodes and where can I find them? Input Nodes are select Training Institutes.124.. payable by Credit card / Debit card The fee is subject to change.400/-(Rupees Seven Thousand Four Hundred only). 7. where you can fill your application form. What if I need help filling in the application form? Should you require assistance filling in the form please click here to view a question by question guide on filling the form or contact your nearest Test Centre office or the Input Node .404 2155. The application will be processed upon receipt and seat will be allocated subject to availability.Is there a computer based version of the IELTS test? Yes. Click here to find an Input Node nearest to you. 101. a computerized version of IELTS called (CB IELTS) is now available (currently in Delhi only). You should never pay cash to anybody towards payment of IELTS test fee. 7. payable by Demand Draft. and get instant confirmation of your reservation. Greenwood City. Gurgaon122001. Greenwood Plaza. The material purchased on-line will be dispatched to you by courier (within India). you will do it at your own risk and cost. Migration Agents. Colleges. Please note that new cities are added on a regular basis How can I register for the IELTS test? You can register for the IELTS test in any of the following manner. as per a pre-defined calendar. drawn in favour of ' IELTS India Project '. purchase practice material. Please refer to the National Test Dates for test dates and test cities. Student counseling centers etc. You can also register on-line (subject to availability of seat) What are the test date at IDP:IELTS Australia Test Centre Planet EDU? IDP:IELTS Australia Test Centre Planet EDU administers tests. addressed to 'IDP:IELTS Australia Test Centre Planet EDU. Payment of Test Fee by cheque or cash will NOT be acceptable. Sector 45.

which must be paid along with the application for shifting of date. LESS THAN 5 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE TEST DATE. Please note there is fee of Rs. of Rs. Reading. However. please be informed that the acceptance of your form is subject to approval by the test centre. All refunds will be processed and sent within 30 days of the examination date originally booked for. no refunds will be possible for no shows. An applications for withdrawal / cancellation must reach the centre in writing along with the original receipt of payment of test fee.800/-(Rupees One Thousand Eight Hundred Only). Please note. would be final and binding on the applicant. However. and the balance Rs. Can I change test dates or request to postpone sitting the test? A request for shifting of test date (i. The fee must be paid by Demand Draft drawn in favour of "IELTS India Project". (The fee is subject to change). The decision of the test centre.e. which will be deducted from the test fee paid by the applicant if the application for such withdrawal is received 5 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE TEST DATE. IELTS materials are confidential and past papers are not released to candidates. would be final and binding on the applicant. Click here to download the EoR application form. i. Writing and Speaking should be addressed through preparatory courses. An administrative charge. The decision of the centre. The IELTS partners reserve the right to re-use materials as appropriate after due course of time. However. using a prescribed form. The fee must be paid by Demand Draft drawn in favour of "IELTS India Project".e. NO REQUESTS WOULD BE ENTERTAINED after the cut-off period i.800/-(Rupees One Thousand Eight Hundred only). which must be paid prior to the processing of the appeal. there are some special circumstances under which your application may be considered with some conditions. Payable at "New Delhi". along with the application.550/-(Rupees Five Thousand Five Hundred and Fifty only). postponement or preponement) to another date must reach the centre in writing and AT LEAST 5 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE TEST DATE. What can I do if I am un-happy with my results? You may apply for an enquiry on results (EoR) procedure within six weeks of test date. The allotment of the next date of test would be at the sole discretion of the test centre.e. 1. ORIGINALLY BOOKED. payable at New Delhi. The withdrawal administrative charge will be Rs. Moreover all IELTS tests are discrete and items are not repeated. would be payable by the applicant. you will be treated as a "No Show" candidate. 1.400/-(Rupees Five Thousand Four Hundred only) will be refunded to the applicant. . What happens if I could not attend the test due to some unavoidable circumstances? Under normal circumstances. Requests received. 5.Can I withdraw my application for the test? You can withdraw your application to appear for the IELTS test. 5. LESS THAN 5 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE TEST DATE will NOT BE ENTERTAINED and NO REFUND would be possible. What happens if I am unable to appear for the test? In the event a registered candidate fails to appear for the IELTS test. IELTS is not a diagnostic test and little would be gained by analyzing errors. Weaknesses in particular areas of Listening. whose decision will be final and binding. the candidate will be treated as a 'No Show' candidate. Click here to download the policy guidelines / terms and conditions and form for such special circumstances. Are answer sheets shown to the candidates when they opt for EoR / Re-mark? No.

Reading and Writing tests are all taken on the same day. No extra charges on credit/debit card payments. However. You can avail re-evaluation service for Rs 5200 You can avail re-checking service for Rs 1250 We recommend that you register atleast two weeks before your required test date. you can register upto five days before the test subject to the availability of seats.org (1000-1800 Mon-Sat) Delhi (North India) Tel : +91(0)11 4219 9000 delhi. We assure comfortable test venues with AC and full power back up. Reading and Writing tests at British Council India. you may also be required to file a copy of lost complaint with the Police or any other supporting document (as advised by the test centre). 1. Easy access to information and quick registration options.000/-if the candidate wishes to order dispatch by Courier or Rs. What are the benefits of taking the test with the British Council? Free IELTS Orientation sessions.org (0900-1900 Mon-Sat) Kolkata (East India) .chennai@in. but the candidate will have to pay a dispatch charge of Rs. You can choose your test location from over 25 cities in India. How long is the IELTS qualification valid? This depends on the receiving institution.What if I lose my Test Report Form / Result? At any time within two years of your test administration. There is NO CHARGE for the additional TRF.britishcouncil. you may request for additional TRF to be dispatched directly the by the test centre to the recognising institution / body. Free additional test report form to five universities. Pay at your nearest ICICI Bank outlet.mumbai@in. It is usually within one day of the Listening. Free Learning Resource Materials. We are always there to assist you. you can apply to the centre where you took the test for further copies of the Test Report Form (TRF).britishcouncil. However. You may email or call our Customer Services Team and get up-to-date information at: Chennai (South India) Tel : +91 (0)44 4205 0600 ielts. Two years’ validity is recommended. You can register yourself for a Computer Based IELTS test. As desired by the test centre.britishcouncil. before your request can be processed.ielts@in. You can register online from home or your nearest cyber café. Click here to learn more about this on-line verification.org (0900-1900 Mon-Sat) Mumbai (West India) Tel : +91(0)22 2279 0101 ielts. There will be a small administrative charge for this service. Listen through infra-red headphones with individual volume control option. What if I need additional TRF's to be sent to Institutions? IELTS scores can be verified by recognizing institutions on-line. 250/-if the dispatch is by Registered Post What is the format of the test? The test has four parts: i) Listening-30 minutes ii) Reading-1 hour iii) Writing-1 hour iv) Speaking-13-15 minutes The Listening. The Speaking test can take place upto seven days before or after the other papers.

org (1000-1700 Mon-Sat) Or visit your nearest British Council office/ library. It is your responsibility to choose the right module.kolkata@in. FORMAT OF THE EXAM Candidates are tested in listening. There is a choice between Academic and General Training in the Reading and Writing Modules.Tel : +91 (0)33 2282 5370 ielts. It covers the four language skills-listening. . All candidates take the same Listening and Speaking Modules. PURPOSE OF IELTS If you're planning to go abroad.britishcouncil. IELTS. IELTS has two modules : General Training and Academic. writing and speaking. to undertake non-academic training or work experience. reading. the test of real English communicative ability. to undertake further study. then IELTS. It is essential that you check with the receiving country or institution to find out which module you need to take. The General Training module is usually taken by people who want to emigrate. the International English Language Testing System. to emigrate or if you simply want to test your real English ability. writing and speaking. reading. will ensure that you have the right level of English for your needs. is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study or work where English is used as the language of communication. and the Academic module is taken by people who want to study abroad.

writing and speaking from 1 to 9. View complete list. The application will be processed upon receipt and your seat will be allocated subject to availability. Read further information on international recognition of the IELTS test. Find out where your nearest centre is. New Zealand. is two hours and 45 minutes. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED If you register online in addition to other requirements. showing overall ability as well as performance in listening. The tests are designed to cover the full range of ability from non-user to expert user. the USA and the UK. or on a different day. TEST SCORES Band scores are recorded on a Test Report Form. including Australia. New Zealand. Read more about the way test scores are calculated and how to interpret them. Canada. REGISTRATION OPTIONS You can register for IELTS in any of the following ways:  Register online  Register in person at your nearest British Council office  Register by post / courier. Your speaking test may be on the same day as the other parts. Canada and the United Kingdom. EXAM HANDBOOK You can download the IELTS exam handbook which gives you all the information you need about the exam. In the USA the IELTS Test is now recognised by more than 1400 institutions including 7 out of 8 Ivy League Schools. you need: a completed and signed application form two passport sized colour photographs (not older than six months) a photocopy of your valid passport FEE : IELTS fee is INR 7200 PAYMENT OPTIONS PAYMENT METHODS CREDIT/ DEBIT CARD ICICI BANK DEMAND DRAFT . Send your complete IELTS Application Form by post/ courier to your nearest British Council office. reading. WHO RECOGNISES IELTS? IELTS is recognised for course admission by universities in many countries. IELTS is also required as proof of your language abilities for immigration to Australia. excluding the speaking test. you will also need to bring: two passport sized colour photographs (not older than six months) a photocopy of your valid passport If you are registering in person or by post / courier.The total test time. WHERE CAN I DO THE TEST? You can do the test at any of our 39 test centres across India.

Demand draft should be made to British Council Division and payable at: Delhi Chennai IMPORTANT INFORMATION   We do not accept applications by e-mail. 2. to be smart and to be sure-get an IELTS score. To check for the availability of seats for your preferred test date. It opens doors for you to more than 6000 educational institutions. please contact your nearest British Council office. If you register online and would like to pay by demand draft or through the ICICI bank. the payment should reach us within 3 days of the online registration at the latest. test administration and test results. Whether you want to migrate or to study or practice your profession in an English-speaking country. reflects and tests English as it is used in work. for North India for South India Mumbai Kolkata for West India for East India     The World Speaks IELTS IELTS is the way to prove your English language skills and open doors to international opportunities. fax or phone. So.Register online Register in person Register by post/courier Please note: 1. As seats are on a first come first served basis. Please ensure that you give a courier serviceable address on the application form. This real life authenticity gives you a personal and valid indicator of just how good you are! A proven test providing proven results IELTS is the original four skills English language test. . If you would like your results-up to a maximum of five (5) copies-to be sent to universities free of charge then please include the relevant addresses on your application form. IELTS is vital in preparing you for your journey. government agencies and professional organisations across 120 countries which recognise IELTS scores as a trusted and valid indicator of ability to communicate in English. This service can only be offered free at the time of registering for the exam or on the day of the exam. internationally recognised. internationally focused and internationally owned. IELTS is valid and secure. but a world to win IELTS is internationally available. A valid passport is the only document which is acceptable in India for IELTS registration. faculties. Across all areas of test delivery. Measuring real ability for real life IELTS encourages. IELTS is not recommended for candidates under the age of 16. study and life. we recommend that you register two weeks in advance. You’ve got nothing to lose. In every sense. IELTS is a truly global test which can take you where you want to go.

The World Speaks IELTS Teachers IELTS is one of the fastest growing English language tests in the world. we're making a small but important change which will make IELTS Band Scores more informative. IELTS recognises the valuable role played by ESOL and IELTS preparation course teachers. The internal research and validation agenda is complemented with work carried out through external grant-funded studies. We advise you to read in full the Terms of Use before entering this teaching resources site. background. Teachers' Resources Researchers All IELTS-related research activities are coordinated under a framework for ongoing test development and validation. With over a half a million people taking IELTS every year.Your journey with IELTS starts here. reporting and interpretation. IDP Education Australia: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations. About the Module • • • • Sample tasks Activities to understand the tasks Tips for teachers and students DOs and DON'Ts Classroom Activities • • • Ready-made activities to use with your class Skills development Exam practice tasks Other Information • • Links to other Cambridge ESOL resources Specimen Materials and CDs 1. or which is not allowed. developed and delivered through the partnership of the British Council. IELTS Teaching Resource IELTS is owned. and we have developed a range of resources to help you in helping our candidates. Correction fluid must not be used. or as instructed by the . Routine analysis of test data is conducted on test materials and test takers’ performance to ensure that IELTS remains fair and unbiased regardless of nationality. gender or lifestyle. there is a high demand for IELTS preparation services and courses. and work which is funded and supported by IELTS Australia and British Council. What can the candidate bring into the examination room? Only pens. Half band scores From 1 July 2007. A clear description of how IELTS test material is produced is also provided here. either outside the examination room. Versions of the band descriptors for the Writing and Speaking modules can be found here. pencils and erasers. reflects and respects international diversity. Activities are loosely divided into areas which are the direct responsibility of Cambridge ESOL. Information on IELTS Research and Grants and Awards Comprehensive information on how IELTS is marked and what the band scores mean and how they should be interpreted can be found in Score processing. Scores for each part of the test will still be reported on the scale from 1 to 9. You must leave anything which you do not need. and that IELTS encourages. but now the Writing and Speaking tests will be reported in whole or half bands in the same way as the Reading and Listening tests.

At the beginning of the test. or who retains one in their possession. 11. which is recorded on an audiocassette or a digital recorder. Please contact your test centre for further details. Embassy and Consulate. Any candidate who does not switch off their phone/pager. The Reading test is one hour. How soon can candidates repeat the test? . candidates receive instructions and hear a sample question. What should the candidate bring for the Speaking test? The candidate needs to bring the same identification documents they supplied on registration. and you must write all your answers on the answer sheet in this time. Does the listening tape provide the candidate with necessary instructions and pauses? Yes. 10. results will be released 13 calendar days after the test. 4. What is the Speaking test? The Speaking test is conducted with a one-to-one interview with a certified examiner. 6. The answer sheet is scanned by a computer which cannot read pen. For any further copies. 5. as these must be checked again against the information on the application form. a variety of English accents are used in both of these examinations. 9. Three and Four. Mobile phones and pagers must be switched off and placed with personal belongings in the area designated by the supervisor. Reading and Writing components of the test are always completed immediately after each other and in this same order with no schedule break. The Speaking test can be taken up to 7 days either before or after the test date. will be disqualified. These documents will be checked by the administrator and the Speaking examiner prior to the candidate entering the interview room. but the universities abroad. a candidate can apply to the centre which administered the test to be sent 5 copies of the original Test Report Form free of charge. 3. Can I make some notes on the Listening and Reading question paper? Yes. candidates read Section One questions and then listen to Section One and answer the questions on the question paper as they listen. These Test Report Forms will not be sent to the candidates themselves. Next. Is there a similar period of ten minutes at the end of the Reading test for the transfer of answers? No. What happens if a candidate loses their Test Report Form? At any time within two years of the date of the examination. This takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. Can I complete the Listening and Reading answer sheet in pen? No. 7.supervisor. The same procedure follows for Sections Two. 2. What kind of accents can be heard in the Listening and Speaking tests? As IELTS is an international test. candidates transfer their answers onto the answer sheet. When will the candidate receive their results? Under usual test circumstances. The examiner will not see your question paper. 12. Is the IELTS test completed in one day? The Listening. In the following final ten minutes. 8. there is an administration charge per copy.

When can I take IELTS? IELTS is available on up to 48 fixed dates a year-up to four times a month. What happens if a candidate is delayed by circumstances beyond their control (e. internationally focused. It should be noted however that IELTS scores are not substantially improved merely by taking the test on multiple occasions. as provided by candidate. internationally accessible and internationally recognised. Candidates with special needs should inform their test centre when applying so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Candidate can request up to five (5) additional copies to be forwarded to institution addresses only. to enable them to best understand questions and tasks and to give their answers. What can candidates do if they are unhappy with their results? Candidates may apply for an enquiry on results procedure at the centre at which they took their test within four weeks of issue of results. There may be a reasonable handling charge requested by the Test Centre for administration/postage. From one (1) month to two (2) years. Up to maximum of five (5) copies sent FREE of charge to institution addresses as provided by the candidate on the application form. . Your nearest test centre can give you the dates 21. Candidates can receive copies of their test results under the following conditions: • Results from the test date and up to 1 month after. 16. The British Council and IDP IELTS Australia are IELTS test delivery partners and there is no difference in taking the test with either organisation. To significantly improve a score it is necessary to engage in further study of a serious nature. a transportation strike)? The test centre may offer the candidate an alternative test on the next available test date. 18. What help is available for disabled candidates? Test centres make every effort to cater for the special needs of any disabled candidates. 15. • 19.There is no limitation on how frequently candidates can sit IELTS. 13. irrespective of disability. 14. There is a standard fee for this which is fully refunded should the band score change. depending on local demand. What happens if a candidate is absent on the day of the test without giving prior notice? The candidate will lose their full test fee.. One (1) personal copy of the TRF (Test Report Form) for the candidate. It is our aim for the language level of all candidates.g. A full list of these locations ('test centres') is available on the IELTS Website. 20. However. to be assessed fairly and objectively. What happens if a candidate wants to postpone or cancel their application? Candidates who request a postponement or cancellation of their test within 5 weeks of the test date will normally be charged the full fee unless their request is due to medical reason and they are able to provide appropriate medical evidence to support their request within 5 days of the test date. if a medical certificate is provided within 5 days of the test date then the full fee is refunded minus a local administrative deduction. Where can I take IELTS? You can take IELTS in over 300 locations worldwide. 17. What is the difference between taking the IELTS test with British Council and with IDP? IELTS is internationally owned.

Duke and Harvard Business School. 23. immigration authorities) have direct access to the global on-line IELTS verification service. CGFNS also recognises IELTS for nurses wishing to work in the USA. 22. photo. For a full list of universities/colleges/ receiving institutions that recognise IELTS across the globe click here. 24. Inconsistencies are not accepted and appropriate action is taken against those examiners.g. The stakeholders felt that introducing half band scores in speaking and writing sections of the test will give them information about the precise level of the candidate and enable them to make a more informed decision. We do not have any special dates for them. such as the High Commissions in India. Research has shown that people can increase (via practice) or even decrease (via infrequent use of the language) their proficiency level from time to time. this is an original valid passport and our invigilators are trained to spot nongenuine or amended passports. Why do candidates have to bring their passport to the exam? It is essential to the authorities and institutions who accept IELTS that they are 100% sure that the person who sat the exam is the same as the person whose identity appears on the TRF. reading. 27. 26. Why have the half band scores in speaking and writing been introduced? The partners strive for continuous research and take feedback from stakeholders to continually improve the test. Read more about the half bands. band scores. Therefore in each country there is an agreement with these authorities on what is the most acceptable means of identification. This does not disadvantage the candidates but gives a more accurate result. 1400 US universities and colleges recognise IELTS for proof of English language ability for students. . Can I take only one module or do I have to take all four modules? This is not possible as the final band score is an average of the score for each of the 4 skills of listening.Examiners working with both partners have to go through the same extensive training and retraining programme and are regularly monitored to ensure they are applying the assessment criteria accurately. the British Council does not authorise or quality assure IELTS training centres. Presenting a fake or altered test report form can have serious consequences for candidates. some of which also offer training facilities. do spot checks on us to ensure we are following these procedures and would doubt the validity of our IELTS scores if we were not following this rule. 29. They can take the test on the regular dates. writing and speaking. For India. at the latest count. From their computer they can see: • • if any of the information on the test report form has been altered e. But our website does have contact information of British Council Registration Centres. Is IELTS accepted in the USA? Yes. Read for more details. what is the procedure? We do conduct IELTS test for special needs candidates. 25. How do authorities who accept IELTS know if an IELTS result is genuine? Most organisations that accept IELTS (universities. Are there any training institutes for IELTS authorised by the British Council? No. The authorities who accept IELTS. id numbers etc if an IELTS test report form is genuine This ensures that only genuine IELTS test report forms are accepted. Do you conduct IELTS for special needs candidates? If yes. including Princeton. The proficiency of the candidates can only be judged based on his/her final band score.

britishcouncil. You are banned from taking IELTS in the future. What happens if I lose my identity document before the test? On the day of the test. You are advised to also get in touch with the nearest Examination centre immediately. IELTS TEST CENTRE British Council-Ahmedabad IELTS Administrator British Library Bhai Kaka Bhawan. In Task 2 the candidates are expected to give opinions.All special needs candidates need to provide us with: • • • • at least 6 weeks prior notice (for any special need requirements) a medical report/diagnostic report a written request two choices of dates (in case the special need requirement needs a longer period) Special arrangements can be made for candidates with special needs. 31. due to cerebral palsy Medical condition such as diabetes The following can be provided for special needs candidates (please check availability with centre): • • • • • If the candidate is dyslexic. If you lose your passport. candidates must present the valid original passport at both the written test and the speaking test.org Web: www. examples and suggestions and thus greater linguistic ability is required. universities or embassies may tell you the band score they require. 34. we can provide an enlarged print Braille papers (contracted and uncontracted Braille) Lip-reading versions of listening papers The use of an amanuensis (someone who writes your answers for you as you dictate them) Further information pertaining to special arrangements for such candidates is also available. What is the passing score in IELTS? There is no passing score in IELTS.mumbai@in. This is why candidates are recommended to spend 20 minutes on Task 1 and 40 minutes on Task 2. you can't take the test again. for example: • • • • • • Visual difficulties Hearing difficulties Speaking difficulties Specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia Permanent writing difficulties e. extra time can be given on request sent from the Centre to Cambridge If a candidate has a problem with eyesight. we suggest you file an FIR and send a copy of this along with a letter requesting for transfer of test to another date. Can I take the test again if I'm rejected because I presented a fake identity document or there was an impersonation? No.in . When will I get the test results? Your Test Report Form will be sent out by the British Council on the 13th day after the test. 32.g. However. Are the two tasks in the writing paper given the same weight? No. Law Garden Road Ahmedabad -380 006 Tel: +91 (0)79 26464693 Fax: +91 (0)79 26469493 Email: ielts. 33.org. This is because Task 1 is a restricted type where input and output is to be produced on the basis of visual input given. In the meanwhile you apply and get a new passport as soon as possible. 30.britishcouncil. Task 2 is given more weight than Task 1.

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IDP Education Australia: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations. In the following final ten minutes. pencils and erasers. 3. 2. candidates transfer their answers onto the answer sheet.Half band scores From 1 July 2007. Is there a similar period of ten minutes at the end of the Reading test for the transfer of answers? No. Correction fluid must not be used. What can the candidate bring into the examination room? Only pens. IELTS Teaching Resource IELTS is owned. Any candidate who does not switch off their phone/pager. or as instructed by the supervisor. Scores for each part of the test will still be reported on the scale from 1 to 9. Is the IELTS test completed in one day? The Listening. Mobile phones and pagers must be switched off and placed with personal belongings in the area designated by the supervisor. What kind of accents can be heard in the Listening and Speaking tests? As IELTS is an international test. At the beginning of the test. or who retains one in their possession. About the Module • • • • Sample tasks Activities to understand the tasks Tips for teachers and students DOs and DON'Ts Classroom Activities • • • Ready-made activities to use with your class Skills development Exam practice tasks Other Information • • Links to other Cambridge ESOL resources Specimen Materials and CDs 1. or which is not allowed. The Reading test is one hour. candidates read Section One questions and then listen to Section One and answer the questions on the question paper as they listen. 4. developed and delivered through the partnership of the British Council. candidates receive instructions and hear a sample question. The Speaking test can be taken up to 7 days either before or after the test date. Reading and Writing components of the test are always completed immediately after each other and in this same order with no schedule break. either outside the examination room. This takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. we're making a small but important change which will make IELTS Band Scores more informative. and you must write all your answers on the answer sheet in this time. Next. a variety of English accents are used in both of these examinations. You must leave anything which you do not need. but now the Writing and Speaking tests will be reported in whole or half bands in the same way as the Reading and Listening tests. 5. Does the listening tape provide the candidate with necessary instructions and pauses? Yes. The same procedure follows for Sections Two. will be disqualified. . Three and Four.

but the universities abroad. Candidates with special needs should inform their test centre when applying so that appropriate arrangements can be made. to enable them to best understand questions and tasks and to give their answers. The answer sheet is scanned by a computer which cannot read pen. Can I complete the Listening and Reading answer sheet in pen? No. 12. there is an administration charge per copy. When will the candidate receive their results? Under usual test circumstances. What happens if a candidate loses their Test Report Form? At any time within two years of the date of the examination. as these must be checked again against the information on the application form. The examiner will not see your question paper. What should the candidate bring for the Speaking test? The candidate needs to bring the same identification documents they supplied on registration. irrespective of disability. It is our aim for the language level of all candidates. 7. These Test Report Forms will not be sent to the candidates themselves. Embassy and Consulate. What can candidates do if they are unhappy with their results? . 14. to be assessed fairly and objectively. a transportation strike)? The test centre may offer the candidate an alternative test on the next available test date.. if a medical certificate is provided within 5 days of the test date then the full fee is refunded minus a local administrative deduction. results will be released 13 calendar days after the test. What happens if a candidate is absent on the day of the test without giving prior notice? The candidate will lose their full test fee. What happens if a candidate is delayed by circumstances beyond their control (e. It should be noted however that IELTS scores are not substantially improved merely by taking the test on multiple occasions.6. 10. Can I make some notes on the Listening and Reading question paper? Yes.g. What happens if a candidate wants to postpone or cancel their application? Candidates who request a postponement or cancellation of their test within 5 weeks of the test date will normally be charged the full fee unless their request is due to medical reason and they are able to provide appropriate medical evidence to support their request within 5 days of the test date. 17. Please contact your test centre for further details. However. 11. 16. a candidate can apply to the centre which administered the test to be sent 5 copies of the original Test Report Form free of charge. These documents will be checked by the administrator and the Speaking examiner prior to the candidate entering the interview room. For any further copies. 9. What is the Speaking test? The Speaking test is conducted with a one-to-one interview with a certified examiner. 15. which is recorded on an audiocassette or a digital recorder. What help is available for disabled candidates? Test centres make every effort to cater for the special needs of any disabled candidates. 8. How soon can candidates repeat the test? There is no limitation on how frequently candidates can sit IELTS. 13. To significantly improve a score it is necessary to engage in further study of a serious nature.

Examiners working with both partners have to go through the same extensive training and retraining programme and are regularly monitored to ensure they are applying the assessment criteria accurately. Where can I take IELTS? You can take IELTS in over 300 locations worldwide. 24. What is the difference between taking the IELTS test with British Council and with IDP? IELTS is internationally owned. A full list of these locations ('test centres') is available on the IELTS Website. immigration authorities) have direct access to the global on-line IELTS verification service. There is a standard fee for this which is fully refunded should the band score change. 22. as provided by candidate. From their computer they can see: • • if any of the information on the test report form has been altered e. internationally focused. writing and speaking. Your nearest test centre can give you the dates 21. From one (1) month to two (2) years. • 19. Up to maximum of five (5) copies sent FREE of charge to institution addresses as provided by the candidate on the application form. reading. photo. 20.Candidates may apply for an enquiry on results procedure at the centre at which they took their test within four weeks of issue of results. id numbers etc if an IELTS test report form is genuine . internationally accessible and internationally recognised. 23. The stakeholders felt that introducing half band scores in speaking and writing sections of the test will give them information about the precise level of the candidate and enable them to make a more informed decision. One (1) personal copy of the TRF (Test Report Form) for the candidate. depending on local demand. 18. Research has shown that people can increase (via practice) or even decrease (via infrequent use of the language) their proficiency level from time to time. Inconsistencies are not accepted and appropriate action is taken against those examiners. The British Council and IDP IELTS Australia are IELTS test delivery partners and there is no difference in taking the test with either organisation. Why have the half band scores in speaking and writing been introduced? The partners strive for continuous research and take feedback from stakeholders to continually improve the test. Candidate can request up to five (5) additional copies to be forwarded to institution addresses only.g. There may be a reasonable handling charge requested by the Test Centre for administration/postage. The proficiency of the candidates can only be judged based on his/her final band score. How do authorities who accept IELTS know if an IELTS result is genuine? Most organisations that accept IELTS (universities. When can I take IELTS? IELTS is available on up to 48 fixed dates a year-up to four times a month. Read more about the half bands. This does not disadvantage the candidates but gives a more accurate result. band scores. Candidates can receive copies of their test results under the following conditions: • Results from the test date and up to 1 month after. Can I take only one module or do I have to take all four modules? This is not possible as the final band score is an average of the score for each of the 4 skills of listening.

g. what is the procedure? We do conduct IELTS test for special needs candidates. Task 2 is given more weight than Task 1. for example: • • • • • • Visual difficulties Hearing difficulties Speaking difficulties Specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia Permanent writing difficulties e. 29. 1400 US universities and colleges recognise IELTS for proof of English language ability for students. at the latest count. Why do candidates have to bring their passport to the exam? It is essential to the authorities and institutions who accept IELTS that they are 100% sure that the person who sat the exam is the same as the person whose identity appears on the TRF. due to cerebral palsy Medical condition such as diabetes The following can be provided for special needs candidates (please check availability with centre): • • • • • If the candidate is dyslexic. Are the two tasks in the writing paper given the same weight? No.This ensures that only genuine IELTS test report forms are accepted. some of which also offer training facilities. 25. 26. 27. This is because Task 1 is a restricted type where input and output is to be produced on the basis of visual input given. They can take the test on the regular dates. We do not have any special dates for them. such as the High Commissions in India. do spot checks on us to ensure we are following these procedures and would doubt the validity of our IELTS scores if we were not following this rule. Presenting a fake or altered test report form can have serious consequences for candidates. this is an original valid passport and our invigilators are trained to spot nongenuine or amended passports. Read for more details. In Task 2 the candidates are expected . For India. Therefore in each country there is an agreement with these authorities on what is the most acceptable means of identification. All special needs candidates need to provide us with: • • • • at least 6 weeks prior notice (for any special need requirements) a medical report/diagnostic report a written request two choices of dates (in case the special need requirement needs a longer period) Special arrangements can be made for candidates with special needs. Duke and Harvard Business School. the British Council does not authorise or quality assure IELTS training centres. Is IELTS accepted in the USA? Yes. 30. Are there any training institutes for IELTS authorised by the British Council? No. including Princeton. CGFNS also recognises IELTS for nurses wishing to work in the USA. For a full list of universities/colleges/ receiving institutions that recognise IELTS across the globe click here. But our website does have contact information of British Council Registration Centres. The authorities who accept IELTS. we can provide an enlarged print Braille papers (contracted and uncontracted Braille) Lip-reading versions of listening papers The use of an amanuensis (someone who writes your answers for you as you dictate them) Further information pertaining to special arrangements for such candidates is also available. Do you conduct IELTS for special needs candidates? If yes. extra time can be given on request sent from the Centre to Cambridge If a candidate has a problem with eyesight.

in/ielts British Council-Baroda Baroda Tel: +91 (0)22 2279 0101(Ext 2) Fax: +91 (0)22 2281 6619 Email: ielts.britishcouncil.britishcouncil.britishcouncil.britishcouncil. Can I take the test again if I'm rejected because I presented a fake identity document or there was an impersonation? No.org Web: www.britishcouncil. Sector 9C 2nd Floor. When will I get the test results? Your Test Report Form will be sent out by the British Council on the 13th day after the test.britishcouncil. What happens if I lose my identity document before the test? On the day of the test.britishcouncil.org Web: www.org Web: www.to give opinions.britishcouncil. 23 Kasturba Road Cross Bangalore 560001 Tel: +91 (0)80 2248 9220 / 2221 3485 Fax: +91 (0)80 2224 0767 Email: bl.org Web: www. 31. However.britishcouncil. 34. you can't take the test again. Madhya Marg Chandigarh-160 017 Tel: +91-0172-305 2530 Fax: +91-124-4261131 Email: Helpdesk@IELTSIndia.in British Council-Bhopal Bhopal Tel: +91 (0)11 2371 1401 Fax: +91 (0)11 2371 0717 Email: delhi.ielts@in. 33.org.org.mumbai@in.in British Council-Amritsar Tel: +91 (0)11 2371 1401 Fax: +91 (0)11 2371 0717 Email: delhi. 32.bangalore@in. What is the passing score in IELTS? There is no passing score in IELTS.ielts@in. In the meanwhile you apply and get a new passport as soon as possible.britishcouncil.in/ielts British Council-Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar Tel: +91 (0) 33 2282 5370 Fax: +91 (0) 33 2282 4804 Email: kolkata.org.org Web: www.ielts@in.org Web: www.org.britishcouncil. Law Garden Road Ahmedabad -380 006 Tel: +91 (0)79 26464693 Fax: +91 (0)79 26469493 Email: ielts.mumbai@in. You are banned from taking IELTS in the future.in British Council-Calicut Calicut Tel: +91 (0)44 4205 0600 Fax: +91 (0)44 4205 0688 Email: ielts. IELTS TEST CENTRE British Council-Ahmedabad IELTS Administrator British Library Bhai Kaka Bhawan.org.com Web: www. universities or embassies may tell you the band score they require.britishcouncil.britishcouncil.ieltsindia.in/ielts British Council-Bangalore IELTS Administrator British Library Prestige Takt.com British Council-Chennai IELTS Administrator British Deputy High Commission 737 Anna Salai .org.in/ielts British Council-Chandigarh SCO 147-148. You are advised to also get in touch with the nearest Examination centre immediately.org.britishcouncil. we suggest you file an FIR and send a copy of this along with a letter requesting for transfer of test to another date. candidates must present the valid original passport at both the written test and the speaking test. This is why candidates are recommended to spend 20 minutes on Task 1 and 40 minutes on Task 2.chennai@in.org Web: www. examples and suggestions and thus greater linguistic ability is required. If you lose your passport.

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