IELTS Scoring Guide

To understand how IELTS is scored, you can download the official assessment criteria below.

Writing assessment criteria 
Speaking assessment criteria 
Speaking sample videos 

Assessment criteria for Listening and Reading

IELTS Listening and Reading papers contain 40 items and each correct item is awarded one mark; the maximum raw score a candidate can achieve on a paper is 40. Band scores ranging from Band 1 to Band 9 are awarded to candidates on the basis of their raw scores.