The IELTS has a strong reputation and is a standardized test with the aim of evaluating English language proficiency among non-native speakers. At Present along with the Test of English as a Foreign Language it is regarded as a prominent test.
When the candidates obtain a good test scores they get an admission in foreign colleges, as well as other institutions. it may appear to be a simple test on English language, but has many things that the people must know.
All the aspirants giving IELTS can get some facts about the test and also acquire a better perspective. We present six prominent facts:
In IELTS there is no stipulation regarding the requirement of a minimum score. It evaluates candidates on band score. There are nine bands, and the band 1 indicates non-user, the band 9 indicates the top scores that are equal to an expert level. The band 0 refers to the candidates who did not take the test. Many people believe that only native English speakers can achieve band 9 but is not true
This Band indicates that a candidate has full fluency in the comprehension and production of English language. Even the native English speakers can have fluency and get this score.
The habits needed are hard work and persistency. With constant Practice for the test one can do the magic in the test.
IELTS is a huge test in proficiency of English language. 140 countries organize it globally. In 2018, 3.5 million tests were conducted successfully. There is an increase in popularity because in 2017 the test numbers were 3 million. IELTS has a record of conducting the largest number of tests in one year during 2009.
IELTS is conducted in two formats - IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training.
The IELTS Academic has the purpose of testing proficiency in English language for studying in higher educational institutes where the mode of instruction is English.
IELTS General Training is for individuals wishing to migrate to a country for the purpose of training, studying, or working where English is spoken.
The body conducting it ensures that the handling of these two happens with the care and attention and there are major differences between these tests.
Three bodies design and manage it and these are:
Cambridge University is a prestigious institution of the UK.
The British Council, belonging to the United Kingdom, is a charitable organization working in areas of culture and education and is governed by a Royal charter.
IDP Education is an organization dedicated to education and aims to provide student placement in the USA, the UK, New Zealand, Ireland, Australia, and Canada.
IELTS has a dominating presence in Canada, Australia, Ireland, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. Many universities belonging to the United States consider/accept IELTS score for admissions. The scores obtained in IELTS have an approved status for the migration to United Kingdom and Australia.