compute a candidate on a band scale of 1 to
9. The minimum score accepted for a course
ranges from 5.0 to 7.5, depending upon the
courses and the institutes you are applying
to. The most common acceptable requirement
is a band score of 6 to 6.5. The Test Reports
are valid for a period of two years.
Duration: 2 hours and 45 minutes
Academic Reading and Writing sections: 60
Listening Section: 30 minutes
Speaking Section: 11-14 minutes
IELTS Test has two modules:
• Academic Module: For aspirants seeking
entry to a University or institution of higher
education offering degree and diploma courses.
• General Training Module: For students
seeking entry to a secondary school, to vocational
training courses or for people taking IELTS
for immigration purposes.
In the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada,
IELTS is a mandatory exam for admission into
universities and training programs. IELTS
is not accepted by many US universities in
which case you need Test of English as Foreign
Language (TOEFL) to study there. The tests
are administered at centers throughout the
Registration, Cancellation and Refund
Kindly refer to the following link for more
Attempts and Retakes
There is no such limit for a student to appear
for the test but generally students appear
2-3 times to the maximum extend as it fulfills
the required scoring with these attempts made.