What is IELTS?
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a language proficiency test that measures the English Language proficiency of people who want to study or work in other nations where English is used as a language of communication. All the the four language skills in English: listening, reading, writing and speaking are accurately and properly assessed in IELTS, to provide a valid assessment report.
When it comes to the Four Skill English Language Testing, The International English Language Testing System (IELTS), was one of the pioneers, with a solid history of about 80 years, and continues to set the standard for English language testing worldwide even today – in both its consistency accuracy and trustworthiness.
Co-owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English, IELTS is an internationally focused organizations, committed to academic excellence and cultural understanding – ideal providers of international English testing, all around the globe.
British Council plays a unique role in connecting people worldwide with the learning opportunities and creative ideas from the UK, building lasting relationships through creating paramount opportunities in education and working. British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunity and cultural relations and is represented in and accepted by more than 140 countries worldwide, for its efforts in making global education an easy one.
A subsidiary of IDP (International Development Program) Education – Australia, IDP: IELTS Australia is one of the world’s leading international education organisations offering student placement in the regions of Australia, the USA, Canada, New Zealand and the UK. With about more than 45 years of solid and perfect experience in International Higher Education, IDP Education is an ASX listed company which is 50% owned by 38 Australian universities. IDP: IELTS Australia renders its services across the world through a network of more than 100 IELTS test centres which are spread over 60 countries.
Cambridge Assessment English – a not-for-profit organization, is a part of the University of Cambridge, that develop and produce the most valuable range of qualifications in proficiency in dealing with English language, for learners and teachers of English in the world, through streamlined examinations, which are attended by more than 5 million people in 130 countries every year. Its credibility is assured by the acceptance of Cambridge Examinations by about 20,000 universities, employers, government ministries and other organisations as proof of English language ability. Cambridge English exams are backed by the work of the largest dedicated research team of any English language test provider.
IELTS is accepted by Universities / Colleges / Institutions / Organizations of more than 140 countries across the globe.
The IELTS Academic Test is applicable for those who are aspiring their higher education or professional registration, especially in an English Friendly Environment. It has many of the features of English language in academic level and assesses your proficiency as of how far you are ready to begin studying or training.
As academics require a higher level of language competency, this approach of language assessment has been widely supported by the institutions that recognize IELTS.
Applicable for those who want to go abroad for work / work experiences, the IELTS General Training Test focuses on basic survival skills in broad social and workplace contexts.This proficiency test, a bit lower to that of Academic Standards, is also a requirement for migration to wide range of nations including Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the UK.