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 # Priyansh 2019-09-25
Hello, I am from Bagalkot, tell me How can I check whether a B.Ed college is approved by NCTE or not?
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0 # Jagan 2019-09-26
Once you have decided to do your B. Ed from a particular college, you can visit the website of NCTE and can check whether the institution is under the list of approved institution,you can find here find list of NCTE approved b.ed colleges in Bagalkot- B.Ed in Bagalkot
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0 # Aarush 2019-08-21
Hello, I am from Kodagu, tell me How can I check whether a B.Ed college is approved by NCTE or not?
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0 # Shruti 2019-08-22
Once you have decided to do your B. Ed from a particular college, you can visit the website of NCTE and can check whether the institution is under the list of approved institution,you can find here find list of NCTE approved b.ed colleges in Kodagu- B.Ed in Kodagu
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0 # Aarush Older than three months
Hii, I am from Sabarkantha, plz tell me about the eligibility requirement for admission to the B. Ed course?
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
This course in Sabarkantha is offered under different specializations, To get admission to a particular specialization, applicants must have completed their higher secondary in 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 format, Both higher secondary/pre-university and degree must have been obtained from a recognized board and recognized university respectively.
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0 # Aarush Older than three months
Hello Sir, May I know the specialisation in MBA and also suggest some good B-Schools in Aurangabad-Bihar ?
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Hii, I am from Hoshangabad, I want to do M.Ed, but I have not B.Ed, is it possible?
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
No NCTE approved M.Ed colleges/universities in Hoshangabad or any other place admit the students only after B.Ed
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0 # Aarav Older than three months
Hii, I want to be a good doctor, plz suggest me the best MBBS colleges in Guntur?
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
Its good that you are interested in medical field, get good MBBS colleges in Guntur are NRI Medical College
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0 # Aayush Older than three months
Hello, I am from Tarn Taran, plz tell me Is there an any degree equivalent to MBA and of same weightage in terms of placement
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
Hii, PGDM is equivalent to MBA, you can do PGDM from any good college of Tarn Taran, so you can get placement easily
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Hello. I am from Yamuna Nagar, plz tell me What are the points to consider for selecting a B. Ed college?
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
You should consider the fee structure and if you consider doing this course from other place except Yamuna Nagar, 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 # Aayush Older than three months
Hello. I am from Kozhikode, plz tell me What are the points to consider for selecting a B. Ed college?
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
You should consider the fee structure and if you consider doing this course from other place except Kozhikode, 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 # Vivaan Older than three months
Hii, I am from Siddharthnagar, plz tell me about the eligibility requirement for admission to the B. Ed course?
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
This course in Siddharthnagar is offered under different specializations, To get admission to a particular specialization, applicants must have completed their higher secondary in 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 format, Both higher secondary/pre-university and degree must have been obtained from a recognized board and recognized university respectively.
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