International English Language Testing System (IELTS) tests English language skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking. It is a paper based test for English aptitude at any level for foreign universities. This exam is conducted worldwide by British Council, UK and IDP, Australia.
IELTS test is available in two formats academic and general. For admissions to educational Institutions academic module is required and general module is for immigration. The Speaking and Listening tests are the same in both modules (academic and general), but the Reading and Writing tests are different.
USA, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Germany, France, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Hungary, Dubai, Cyprus, Malaysia, Lithuania & South Africa.
IELTS score is out of 9.0 bands. You will be given a score from 1 to 9 for each part of the test – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. The average of four parts produces your overall band score.