IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System. It is a standardized test which measures a person’s proficiency in English Language. Its scores are of utmost importance and hold good in many universities. A good IELTS score is mandatory for admission in the abroad universities. Apart from a good IELTS score, universities also expect a good GPA (Grade Point Average) from the students from their past education.
IELTS test is also having two types: -
- IELTS Academic: If a person is planning to attend university for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree or want to work with a professional organisation, he/she needs to take the IELTS Academic test.
- IELTS General Training: For studying courses below degree level, work-related training or intend to emigrate to the country, IELTS General Training will provide a person with the language skills in which he/she needs to participate fully in his/her respective country of choice.
How does IELTS work?
IELTS has been developed by some of the world’s leading language assessment experts and will test the full range of English skills needed for success in the new job or study placement abroad. Person is assessed on the following elements:
The test is designed to reflect the sort of language spoken every day in a country and even covers variations such as British English, American and Australian English.
Part of the assessment is a real-life conversation that will allow a person to communicate effectively with English speakers across the globe.