IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, the world’s most popular high stakes English language test.
IELTS is jointly managed by the IDP: IELTS Australia, British Council and Cambridge English Language Assessment through more than 900 locations in 130 countries.
IELTS was the pioneer of four skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking) English language testing and continues to set the standard for English language testing today. More than 9000 organisations and more than 2.2 million test were taken last year.Organisations and test takers around the world each year trust and recognise IELTS as a secure, valid and reliable indicator of true-to-life ability to communicate in English for the purposes of education, immigration and professional registration.
The IELTS test is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who study or work where English is the language of communication. It is the preferred test of English for students intending to study in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and, increasingly, the USA.
IELTS Academic is recognised widely as a language requirement for entry to all courses in further and higher education where teaching is conducted in English. IELTS General Training is suitable for candidates who are migrating to English-speaking countries or going to English-speaking countries to complete their secondary education or undertake training programs.