/ Jul 10, 2019
IELTS is an international standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. It is jointly managed by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English, and was established in 1989. It is also a mandatory part of the immigration process for certain countries such as Canada and Australia.
The IELTS is generally divided into 2 types: Academic and General Tests.
IELTS examination is divided into the four segments:
Listening consists of 40 questions divided among four sections. The total duration for all the sections together is 30 minutes and an additional 10 minutes are given for the test taker to transfer his answers to the answer sheet.
The reading section is comprised of 40 questions which are set around three passages. The section has to be completed within 60 minutes and aims at evaluating the reading and comprehension of reading matter in many different areas. The section has passages from many different genres of reading from both non-fiction and fiction.
The writing section consists of two tasks:
Task 1: Involves interpretation of a diagram for the academic test and the other involves writing a letter to an imaginary person for the general test. The letter should contain 150 words approximately and should be completed within 20 minutes.
Task 2: Consists of writing a 250 word essay on a given topic which should be completed within 40 minutes.
|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 tasks (150 and 250 words), 60 Minutes||Academic Writing, 2 Tasks (150 and 250 words), 60 Minutes|
|Speaking : 11 to 15 Minutes|
The IELTS score is reported as a band ranging from 0 to 9. You will be assigned a score from 1 to 9 for each section individually and the average of all segments will be considered as your overall score. Generally band 9 indicates expert in the segment and band 1 is considered as having low comfort level with the segment and all other bands falling in between.
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