What's IELTS

IELTS, the International English Language Testing System, is designed to assess the language ability of people who need to study, work, or live where English is the language of communication.


IELTS results are accepted by more than 10,000 organisations, including universities and employers in 140+ countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. It is recognised by professional bodies, immigration authorities and other government agencies.


IELTS conforms to the highest International Standards of language assessment. It covers the four language skills-listening, reading, writing and speaking.



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