The International English Language Testing System is a globally accepted test to measure the English communication abilities of applicants. It tests applicants on the following four parameters:
This test is for students seeking admission in universities abroad at undergraduate or postgraduate levels, and for professional registration purposes. It assesses whether you are ready to begin studying or training in an environment where English language is used, and reflects some of the features used in academic study.Test format – Listening
You will listen to four recordings of native English speakers and then write your answers to a series of questions.
The Reading section consists of 40 questions, designed to test a wide range of reading skills. These include reading for gist, reading for main ideas, reading for detail, skimming, understanding logical argument and recognising writers' opinions, attitudes and purpose.
IELTS Academic test - this includes three long texts which range from the descriptive and factual to the discursive and analytical. These are taken from books, journals, magazines and newspapers. They have been selected for a non-specialist audience but are appropriate for people entering university courses or seeking professional registration.Test format – Academic Writing
Topics are of general interest to, and suitable for, test takers entering undergraduate and postgraduate studies or seeking professional registration. There are two tasks:
The speaking section assesses your use of spoken English. Every test is recorded.
|Approximately 30 minutes (plus 10 minutes’ transfer time)
|11 -14 minutes