Know about IELTS:
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is designed to help you work, study or migrate to a country where English is the native language. This includes countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and USA.
Your ability to listen, read, write and speak in English will be assessed during the test. IELTS is graded on a scale of 1-9.
IELTS is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English.
If you are looking to work, live or study in an English-speaking country, then you must be able to demonstrate a high level of English language ability
Being able to communicate in the native language of the country you wish to work or study in, has a wide range of benefits. It is also essential for job opportunities as well as integration into the community.
The only secure English Language Test approved by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI), IELTS also meets requirements for immigration to Australia and New Zealand, where TOEFL and Pearson Test of English are also accepted.
There are two IELTS tests available, IELTS Academic and General Training. Both tests are graded in exactly the same way.
A candidate takes the first three parts of the test on the same day, in the following order: Listening, Reading and Writing (there are no breaks between these tests). Speaking test will be held either on the same day or seven days before or after that, depending on local arrangements.
IELTS Academic is for candidates who are interested in applying for higher education or professional registration to countries that use English as their fundamental language of communication. The main purpose of the examination is to judge whether a candidate is ready to begin studying or training in the English language. Countries that widely recognize IELTS for studying are the US, the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
IELTS General Training:
IELTS General Training is for aspirants who are looking to migrate to New Zealand, Australia, Canada, US, and the UK or applying for secondary education, training programs, and work experience in an English-speaking environment. Here the examination focuses on the basic survival skills of a candidate in a broad social and workplace environment.