IELTS is the most popular test for those who want to immigrate to the United Kingdom (UK), Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. It is recognized globally by more than 11,000 employers, universities, schools, and immigration bodies, including 3,400 institutions in the United States (US).
The IELTS - International English Language Testing System - is designed to help you STUDY, WORK, or IMMIGRATE in a country, where English is the native language. This includes countries like the United Kingdom (UK), the United States (US), Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
During this test, your ability to LISTEN, READ, WRITE and SPEAK in English will be assessed. IELTS is graded on a scale of 1 to 9, and 9 being the best.
You must be able to demonstrate a high level of English language ability, If you wish to WORK, LIVE, or STUDY in an English-speaking country.
With 379 million speakers worldwide, English is the 3rd most spoken language in the world.
There are so many advantages to being able to communicate in the native language of the country - you wish to work or study. It is MUST for job opportunities as well as to get integrated into the community.
The higher the score you can get in your IELTS, reflects better your understanding and ability to communicate in English. Every institute, university, college, immigration body, or workplace will have specific IELTS score requirements. The score you want will depend on what you want to do in the country, i.e. work or study.
IELTS has been developed to provide a fair and accurate assessment of English language proficiency.
Test questions are developed by language experts from the United Kingdom (UK), the United States (US), Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The test consists of four sections: LISTENING, READING, WRITING, and SPEAKING.
IELTS test materials reflect everyday situations. It is fair and fair to all test takers from all backgrounds.
Band Score Skill Level Description
9 Expert Users
The examinee has completed operational command of the language. His use of English is proper, precise, and fluent, and shows complete understanding.
8 Very Good Users
The tester has a thorough operational command of the language with only the occasional cluttered inaccuracies and inappropriate use. They may misunderstand certain things or content in unfamiliar situations. They handle complex and elaborate arguments well.
7 Good Users
The test taker has an operating command of the language, though with occasional inaccuracies, improper use, and misunderstandings in certain situations. They generally handle complex language well and understand detailed logic.
6 Capable Users
The examinee has effective control over the language despite some inaccuracies, improper usage, and misunderstandings. They are able to use and understand quite a complex language, especially in familiar situations.
5 Minor Users
The examinee has partial control of the language and deals with the overall meaning in most situations, although they are likely to make many mistakes. They are capable to handle basic communication in their field.
4 Limited Users
The examinee's basic ability is limited to familiar situations. They often show problems with understanding and articulation, and they are unable to use complex language.
3 Very Limited Users
The examinee explains and understands only the general meaning in very familiar situations. There are often breakdowns in communication.
2 Intermittent Users
The examinee has great difficulty understanding spoken and written English.
The examinee has no ability to use language except for a few individual words.
0 test not attempted
The examinee did not answer the questions.