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What Is IELTS?
IELTS is an English language test for study, migration or work. Over three million people take our test every year. IELTS is accepted by more than 11,000 employers, universities, schools and immigration bodies around the world.
IELTS for study
IELTS is recognized by more than 11,000 education and training providers worldwide.
IELTS for migration
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IELTS for work
Organizations around the world rely on IELTS to help them select the right people.
IELTS FOR STUDY
Over 5.3 million students study abroad every year. Many students study in English-speaking countries, such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the USA.
Studying in an English-speaking country offers lots of opportunities. It can also allow you to specialize in a particular field or gain employment once you have finished your education.
IELTS is recognized by more than 11,000 organizations, including educational institutes and professional bodies. Some universities in non-English-speaking countries also require an IELTS score for courses taught in English.
IELTS Academic is suitable for those wanting to study at an English-speaking university. You can also take IELTS Academic for professional registration purposes.
IELTS Academic can be taken in a test center on paper or on computer Before booking your test, please check which formats of the test your organization accepts.
IELTS at a test center
If you take IELTS at a test center, you can request to send your IELTS results to a maximum of five organizations free of charge – there is a fee for sending results to additional organizations. You can request for your test center to send your results to your chosen organizations.
If you take IELTS Online, you can send your IELTS results to as many organizations as you wish, with no additional fee. IELTS Online results are provided in an electronic format.
IELTS General Training
IELTS General Training is required for applications to work in and migrate to Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the UK. The test features everyday English language skills that you will need in social and workplace environments.
The IELTS General Training test is also suitable for those applying to study at an English-speaking school or college below degree level.
Which IELTS test type is right for me?
If you want to move to an English-speaking country to study, then you should take the IELTS Academic test.
For work or immigration, the IELTS General Training test is recommended.
Over 11,000 organizations have chosen IELTS for language skills verification!
Learn more about what to expect in each section of the IELTS test.
Thousands of education and training providers all over the world use IELTS results to select their students.
You can sit an IELTS test in more than 1,600 locations across the world. Find out how and where you can book your IELTS test.
We have provided sample questions to help you prepare for your IELTS test.
Learn more about how IELTS is scored and download the band descriptors which describe written and spoken performance at each of the nine IELTS bands.