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IELTS Coaching Classes Growth Centre March 25th, 2016
IELTS Coaching Classes

IELTS Coaching Classes


The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English proficiency test. More than 9,000 organisations around the world accept IELTS, including Government, academic and employment institutions. In fact, IELTS is the only English language test accepted for immigration purposes by all countries that require one.

IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment and conducts tests in more than 900 test centres and locations in over 130 countries.

The IELTS tests the language ability of candidates who want to study or work in countries where English is the primary language of communication.

Test Format

IELTS is a paper based test and has two modules – Academic and General Training. The Academic test is for those who want to study at a under graduate, graduate or post graduate level. The General Training test is for those who want to migrate to an English-speaking country, work or enrol for various training programs.

IELTS has four parts – Listening (30 mins/ 40 questions), Reading (60 mins/ 40 questions), Writing (60 mins/ 2 topics) and Speaking (11–14 minutes). The total test time is 2 hours and 45 minutes. All candidates take the same Listening and Speaking tests but Reading and Writing tests differ depending on the module chosen. The Listening, Reading and Writing tests are done in one sitting without a break. The Speaking test may be on the same day or up to seven days before or after the other tests.

Results are reported as band scores on a scale from 1 (the lowest) to 9 (the highest). 1 means the candidate is a non user and 9 is for an expert user of the language.

Candidates are scored for each part – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. The results from all the four parts then give an Overall Band Score. Scores for IELTS are valid for 2 years.

Test fees and registration

With effect from 1st April 2016, the test fee will be Rs. 11,100. The registration can be done online or by filling up an application form by walking into the nearest IELTS test centre. The payment of the exam fees can be made online or by demand draft. The result is mailed after 13 working days. It is also sent to 5 institutions free of cost, if requested at the time of registration. After that additional score reporting will be chargeable at Rs 250 per institute.

The tests are conducted 3-4 times a month, usually on Thursdays and Saturdays. A valid passport is mandatory for registration and on the exam day.

Official website

www.ielts.org www.britishcouncil.in www.ieltsidpindia.com

Growth Centre Advantage

  • GC is an authorised IELTS Registration Centre
  • Hassle free & quick IELTS booking
  • Convenience of checking available test dates
  • Excellent training provided in all 4 language skills
  • Registration & training under one roof

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