Know About IELTS | Test for English Language

Know About IELTS | Test for English Language

Know About IELTS | Test for English Language

The International English Language testing system is an international standardised test which is meant to evaluate the English ability of a candidate who wants to study or work in those countries where English is the common language. ILTES test is the mandatory test for taking admission in all universities of other countries. Over 2.5 million tests are taken each year. IELTS exam is jointly managed by University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL), British Council and IDP: IELTS Australia. It is recognised by universities and employers in many countries, professional bodies, immigration authorities and other government agencies. IELTS test with the British Council are very popular. October, November, December, January, March, May and June.

The test can be taken at over 1000 test centre locations in more than 140 countries.This test can be taken on 48 fixed dates each year and up to four times a month, depending on local demand.

Colleges which Accept IELTS Exam:

Official website: www.ielts.org

Pattern for IELTS Exam:

IELTS Exam can be taken from two types:

  • IELTS Academic – This test is for those candidates who are planning to study in higher education or seeking professional registration.
  • IELTS General Training – This test focuses on basic survival skills in broad and social workplace contexts.

IELTS contain 2 hours and 45 minutes. It consists of four parts- Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. The speaking test may even take place a day or two days later at some centres.

Tests

Section / Task

No. of items

Duration

Listening

4 Sections

40 items

30 minutes

General Training Reading

3 Sections

40 items

60 minutes

Academic Reading

3 Sections

40 items

60 minutes

General Training Writing

2 Task

150 and 250 words

60 minutes

Academic Writing

2 Task

150 and 250 words

60 minutes

Speaking

-

-

11 to 14 minutes

Syllabus for IELTS:

  • Listening – It consist of four sections, played on cassette tape, in order to increase difficulty. Each section might be a monologue or dialogue. While listening, the question of each section must be answered and time is given to students to check their answers. The test is played once only.
  • Reading – There are two types of reading test – Academic reading test or general training reading test. Both the sections are in order of increasing difficulty.
  • Writing –There are two types of IELTS writing test – Academic writing test or General training test. Candidates have to perform two writing tasks in which different styles of training is required. There is no choice of question topics.
  • Speaking – In this test, one to one interview is taken by a specially trained examiner. This interview is divided into three parts:
  • Introduction interview
  • An interview where the candidate speaks for one or two minutes on a given topic.
  • A two-way discussion

Way to Apply for IELTS Exam:

  • Online – There are three steps in online process:
  1. Enquiry
  2. Registration
  3. Confirmation

Scores for IELTS:

IELTS exam is a multi- level exam. Candidates have to score between 1 and 9 for each section. Those who score between 6 and 5 are also possible, but universities often demand score between 6 and 7. They may also demand a minimum score of the four sectionsThere are 48 fixed dates for IELTS test dates. An IELTS score is valid for two years. If the candidate is given the test more than once in two years, only then his or her recent score will be considered.

Results:

The report of the IELTS result of the candidate will be posted to him or her after 13 days of giving the examination. All test centres will post your test report form to you. Some centres provide SMS and online result service.

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0 # Aarav 2018-07-04
Is there any entrance test for B. Ed course, can you plz suggest good colleges in Araria
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0 # Shruti 2018-07-05
Different states in India conduct different entrance exam for admission in this course, These entrance tests generally test the language & proficiency, subject knowledge, reasoning and general awareness and teaching proficiency of applicants, find the list of B.Ed college in Araria-B.Ed in Araria
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0 # Harikiran 2018-06-27
Hello, I want to know about the entrance exam for MBA, also suggest some MBA colleges in Khammam
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0 # Shruti 2018-06-28
There are various exams for MBA i.e. CAT, MAT, XAT, SNAP, etc, you can give CAT for IIMs, find MBA colleges in Khammam here-Swarna Bharathi Institute Of Science & Tech. ; Manair College of Management ; Adams Engineering College, ; Kavitha College - Khammam
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0 # Harikiran 2018-06-13
Hii, I am from Churu, I have completed 12th in science stream, looking career in engineering,Tell me about the fee details of best engineering colleges
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0 # Mukesh 2018-06-14
hii, good to see that you are from Churu, There are very good career opportunities in engineering, you have taken very good decision, but if we talk about fee of best colleges its depend on college to college but the range is Rs. 50,000 to 1,50,000 per year
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0 # Rohan 2018-06-13
Hello. I am from Medak, plz tell me What are the points to consider for selecting a B. Ed college?
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0 # Pallavi 2018-06-14
You should consider the fee structure and if you consider doing this course from other place except Medak, you should consider hostel facilities, you shouldalso consider whether the subject in which you wish to continue this course is available in the college.
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0 # Aarav 2018-05-09
I belong to Ahmadnagar, plz tell me As per 2016 ranking, which is the best MBBS college in India
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0 # Mukesh 2018-05-10
The first position is held by Delhi AIIMS, followed by Vellore’s Christian Medical College, AFMC, Pune, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi and the fifth position is held by the GGMC & SIR J.J. Hospital in Mumbai, you can also find some good colleges in Ahmadnagar- Pravara Rural Medical College ; Padmashri Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundations Medical College ; Rural Medical College
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0 # Vivaan 2018-04-25
Hi, I want to know the type of questions asked in CAT Written test, also tell me is there any good MBA college in Ganjam
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0 # Jagan 2018-04-26
There are three type of questions in CAT exam i.e. quantitative aptitude, data interpretation and verbal and reading comprehension, there are various MBA colleges in Ganjam- Gandhi Institute Of Management Studies ; S M Institute of Technology Postgraduate Centre for Management Studies ; College Of Fisheries, Rangailunda ; Department Of Business Administration, Berhampur University
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0 # Priyansh Older than three months
I am from Yavatmal, I have scored 82 percentile in CAT this year. Please let me know the colleges where i can get admission
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
Hii, for finding it you can go through mock counselling , please visit here- mock counselling, you can also get good college in Yavatmal.
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0 # Nishith Older than three months
Hii, I am from Kurnool, please tell me the duration of B.Ed course
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
Hello, Good to see that you are from Kurnool, the duration of B.Ed course is 2 years
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0 # Tushar Older than three months
Hello sir, I am 3rd year B.com student, I want to pursue MBA from Gautam Buddh Nagar,Please suggest top B-School over there.
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
Hello, after b.com, MBA will be the right career option, you can find here the list of good B-Schools in Gautam Buddh Nagar- MBA in Gautam Buddh Nagar
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0 # Heena Khan Older than three months
Hi,

I need an advice i have four option for the MBA 2018 admission:
1. GIBS Banglore
2. United School Ahmedabad
3. Symbiosis Pune
4. Amity Gwalior

Kinldy help me out which college to proceed for keeping in mind the studies and placements.
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