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Test Preparation-IELTS


International English Language Testing System

As an Indian student applying to study in Ireland you are obliged to sit the IELTS test. Please contact us for details about the required band scores.

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IELTS is the International English Language Testing System which tests English proficiency across the globe. Conducting 1.4 million tests globally, IELTS is the world’s most popular English testing system. IELTS is accepted by universities in Ireland, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and USA. This test is for people who intend to study or work where English is the language of communication. It measures ability to communicate in English across all four language skills – listening, reading, writing, and speaking.

IELTS is offered as 2 types of tests.
• General Test: To be taken by applicants who wish to seek permanent residence or employment in foreign countries
• Academic Test: taken by students who wish to study abroad.

IELTS Academic Test Structure


Number of Questions

Allotted Time


(Four sections)

40 Questions

30 minutes

Academic Reading
(Three sections)

40 Questions

30 minutes

(Two Tasks)

150 Words

250 Words

60 minutes



11 - 14 minutes

IELTS tests the ability to listen, read, write and speak in English. Band scores are used for each language section. The Band Scale ranges from 1 ("Non User") to 9 ("Expert User"). Four Band Scores, one for each section are added together and averaged for an Overall Band Score.

Each Band has a statement giving a summary of the English at that level. There are nine Band levels, from one (non-user) to nine (expert user).

The first three modules - Listening, Reading and Writing - must be completed in one day. The Speaking Module may be taken, at the discretion of the test center, in the period seven days before or after the other modules. The tests are designed to cover the full range of ability, from non-user to expert user.

IELTS exam appointments are available all year round. The exam lasts two hours forty-five minutes. It costs $105, approximately Rs 7,600, and scores are valid for 2 years.

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