International English Language Testing System

The International English Language Testing System or IELTS is an international standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. It's jointly managed by the British Council, IDP IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English, and was established in 1989. IELTS is one of the major English- language tests in the world. IELTS is available in 2 types -

Academic IELTS(for Study purpose), General IELTS ( for immigration purpose). IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training are designed to cover the full range of capacity from stoner to expert doper. The Academic IELTS is for test takers who want to study at tertiary ranking in an English- speaking country. The General Training performance is for test takers who want to work, train or Migrate to an English-speaking country.

IELTS tests the competence to listen, read, write and speak in English. The speaking module is a pivotal factor of IELTS. It's conducted in the form of a one-to-one interview with an observer. The observer assesses the test taker as he or she's speaking. The speaking session is also recorded for monitoring and for-marking in case of an appeal against the score given A variety of stresses and writing styles have been presented in test stuff to minimize vocabulary bias. The stresses in the Listening section are generally 80 British, Australian, New Zealander and 20 others ( generally American).

IELTS - Study purpose

Every year over 4 million students apply for study abroad. Many students study in English-speaking countries like the USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Study in English speaking country offers you lots of opportunities in your desire field and help you to gain employment once you complete your study. IELTS is recognized by most of the education providers worldwide. Non-English speaking universities also required IELTS if the course is taught in English.

IELTS - Immigration Purpose

This test is for those who want to migrate or want to work in Australia, UK, the USA, Canada and New Zealand. The test features everyday English language skills that you will need in a social and workplace environment.

IELTS Score Scale.

 Band Score  Skill Level
 9.0 Expert user
 8.0 Very good user
 7.0 Good user
 6.0 Competent user
 5.0 Modest user
 4.0 Limited user
 3.0 Extremely limited user
 2.0 Intermittent user
 1.0 Non user
 0 Did not attempt 

The higher you score in your IELTS, shows the better understanding and your ability to communicate in english. Every university, institution, immigration and workplace is having specific requirement.