The world's most popular high stakes English language test
IELTS is accepted for study, work and migration in more
countries than any other test. Over 8,000 universities, employers,
professional registration bodies and governments around the world
accept IELTS as evidence of your English proficiency.
Why IELTS is number one
Accepted worldwide - Your IELTS result
from IDP will be accepted in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the
UK, USA and many other countries where English is used.
Accessible – 200 test locations in 45 countries. 48 test
dates per year. Find a test near
Fair – Unlike other tests, IELTS gives you a
quiet room to take your Speaking
test one-on-one with an Examiner. No distractions or
interruptions from other test takers. IELTS is also fair to test
takers from all cultures. Both British and American spellings are
accepted and IELTS test questions are trialled with test takers
around the world before they are approved, to ensure they are
appropriate and accessible. See what other
test takers think.
Fast – Total test time is under 3 hours and you
get your results after just 13 days. Read
more about the test format.
Did you know?
IDP Education is a proud owner of
IELTS is jointly owned by British Council,
IDP:IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment.
Need help with your application?
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location that's convenient for you, and to assist with your
application. Come along to your local test centre, or contact the
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