The world's most popular English test for higher education and global migration
Educational institutions, employers, professional registration bodies and government immigration agencies often require proof of English language skills as part of their recruitment or admission procedures. IELTS is widely accepted for these purposes.
IELTS is designed to test the language ability of people who want to study or work where English is used as the language of communication. Over 3 million tests are taken each year.
For sample questions, support or more information, visit the IELTS website.
Band score range: 1–9
Test format: Paper-based
No. of papers: 4
About 2 hours 45 minutes