The International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
measures the language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as a language of communication. It uses a nine-band scale to clearly identify levels of proficiency, from non-user (band score 1) through to expert (band score 9).
IELTS Academic or IELTS General Training
IELTS is available in: Academic – for people applying for higher education or professional registration, and General Training for those migrating to Australia, Canada and the UK, or applying for secondary education, training programmed and work experience in an English-speaking environment. Both versions provide a valid and accurate assessment of the four language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking.
Two types of IELTS test
Fair to all
IELTS treats all test takers with the utmost fairness and respect by actively avoiding cultural bias, and accepting all standard varieties of native-speaker English, including North American, British, Australian and New Zealand English.
Ensuring quality and fairness
IELTS indicator is an online test that you can use to safety demonstrate your language skills during the COVID-19 Shutdown
IELTS for study
Thousands of education and training providers all over the world use IELTS results to select their students
ILETS for work
Many professional registration bodies and employers rely on IELTS as evidence of English language proficiency
IELTS Life Skills
IELTS Life Skills is for people who need to prove their English speaking and listening skills at Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Levels A1, A2 or B1.