The International English Language Testing System, or IELTS™, is an international standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. It is required to be taken by international candidates considering studying or working in a country where English is the main language of communication. It is jointly managed by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English, and was established in 1989.
International English Language Testing System
To assess the English language proficiency of non native English speakers.
Standardized test available in 2 modules. “Academic and General training”.
The IELTS test partners also offer IELTS life skills. Reading, listening, speaking and writing of the English language.
Most popular for
study, work, and migration to English speaking countries like Australia, New Zealand, and the UK
Also accepted by
Canada and USA
Score /grade Validity
Up to 4 times a month up to 48 times a year.
Countries / region
More than 1200 test centres in over 140 countries.