IELTS

What is it

● International English Language Test System
● For people who intend to study or work where English is the language of communication

Format

● Could be paper-based or computer-delivered, however, the speaking test is always carried out face-to-face with an examiner
● Testing available in over 140 countries/territories worldwide,
● Venues available depending on type of test chosen (paper-based or computer-delivered)

● Two modules, each comprised of 4 elements

Academic Module

For candidates who intend to study or train with English as the teaching language at an undergraduate or postgraduate level

General Training Module

For candidates who intend to go to an English-speaking country to complete secondary education, undertake work experience or training programmes not at degree level, or for immigration purposes

● Comprised of four elements (total 2h 45 mins):

● Listening (30 minutes)
● Same test for both modules

● Reading (60 minutes)
● Separate tests for Academic and General Training

●Writing (60 minutes)
● Separate tests for Academic and General Training

● Speaking (15 minutes)
● Same test for both modules

● The first 3 tests must be completed in one day (Listening, Reading and Writing)
● Speaking test may be conducted on the same day or on another day (one week before or after the other tests)
● No break is given between tests

Result

● IELTS band score from 0-9 is awarded for each test section, 9 being most proficient
● Results are valid for 2 years
● Results available online 13 days after the test for 14 days
● A formal test report would be sent to a specified address 13 days after the test (at least 3 days required for delivery)
● A formal test report can also be sent directly to academic institutions at candidate’s request

Ampla’s IELTS Preparation Course

To score high on the IELTS exam, it is essential to prepare adequately for it. Our Comprehensive Preparation Course provides extensive review of reading, writing, listening and speaking sections and our experienced instructors will teach you crucial exam techniques to help you maximise your score in each of these areas.

 

 

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