Talk of generation today… everyone wants to go abroad and settle there. May it be through work permit or student visa? But the common bridge is IELTS (International English Language Testing System).
Since 1989, IELTS has been proven and trusted worldwide for providing 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. IELTS test checks the ability to communicate in English across all four-language skills - listening, reading, writing and speaking. IELTS is a jointly managed test by the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations , British Council and IDP Education Australia. Over 120 countries around the globe recognize IELTS scores as the trusted and valid indicator of ability to communicate in English.
IELTS can be classified into two divisions i.e. Academic which is for students and general which includes all the immigration individuals.
The preparation time can vary from student to student. The total test time awarded for the test is 2 hours and 45 minutes and consists of the following:
· Academic Reading : includes 3 sections, 40 items, 60 minutes
· Academic Writing : involves 2 tasks: 150 words and 250 words, 60 minutes
· General Training Reading : is inclusive of 3 sections, 40 items, 60 minutes
· General training Writing : includes 2 tasks: 150 words and 250 words, 60 minutes
· Listening : has 4 sections, 40 items, 30 minutes
· Speaking : involves 11 to 15 minutes