Understand the IELTS test format

Overview of the IELTS test

The total test time is under three hours.

IELTS Speaking

Speaking

IELTS Reading

Reading

IELTS Writing

Writing

IELTS Listening

Listening

Both IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training test your Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking skills in English.

IELTS test versions

General Training

Accredited for migration, this test measures practical, everyday English skills.

Academic

For people planning to study in higher education or seeking professional registration.

Why IELTS?

Trusted experts
Frequent test dates
Accepted by more organisations
In person testing

Who will accept my score?

IELTS is recognised by 9000 organisations including educational institutions, employers, professional associations and governments, in more than 140 countries around the world.

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