International English Language Testing System

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International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

A Standardized Test, International English Language Testing System. Administered by IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL).

Website:

www.britishcouncil.org or www.ielts.org, http://www.ieltsindia.com/ or http://www.ieltsidpindia.com/

Validity:

The score is valid for 2 years.

Fees:

Rs 12,650/-

Remittance:

The score is sent to 4 universities.

Registration:

The registration is either done in person or by mail.

Address:

British Council (Mumbai):

The British Deputy High Commission, British Council Division, Mittal Tower ‘C’ Wing, 2nd Floor, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021. India.

Tel : 022-22823560 Fax : 022-22823530

IDP Australia(Mumbai):

IDP Australia, Express Building, 1st Floor, Opp. Churchgate Railway Station, Churchgate, Mumbai

Tel : 022-22026505 Fax : 022-22042686

Requirements for Registration:

Name as in the Passport, Passport, 2 Photographs- not less than 6 months old, Address, and Demand Draft. If the date is not available the Demand Draft is sent back.

Centres:

Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Baroda, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jamshedpur, Kochi, Kolkatta, Kottayam, Lucknow, Ludhiyana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patiala, Patna, Pondicherry, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Rudrapur, Siligiri, Surat, Thimpu, Thrissur, Trichur, Trichy, Trivandrum, Vadodara, Vapi, Vijayvada, Visakhapatnam and Vizag.

Rescheduling:

If you postpone or cancel your application more than 5 weeks before the test date, you will receive a refund minus an administration charge,If you postpone or cancel within 5 weeks of the test date, you will be charged the full fee unless you have a medical reason.

If you provide a medical certificate within 5 days of the test date, you will receive a refund minus the local administrative cost.

Duration:

The test is for 2 hours & 45 minutes excluding the Speaking module. The Speaking module is for 15 minutes; hence the total duration is for 3 hours.

Score:

Total score is out of 9 Bands. Scoring is between 0-9.

Test Reports:

There is NO CHARGE for the additional TRF, but the candidate will have to pay a dispatch charge of Rs. 1,000/- if the candidate

wishes to order dispatch by Courier or Rs. 250/- if the dispatch is by Registered Post.

Academic Training:

Listening (40 questions) 30 minutes
Reading (40 questions) 60 minutes
Writing (2 essays) 60 minutes
Speaking – 10 to 15 minutes. - -

General Training:

Listening (40 questions) 30 minutes
Reading (40 questions) 60 minutes
Writing (2 essays) 60 minutes
Speaking – 10 to 15 minutes. - -

Writing

1st Essay (150 words) 20 minutes
2nd essay (250 words) 40 minutes

Countries Accepting IELTS:

Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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