FAQ About IELTS
How long is the IELTS score valid?
IELTS score is valid for 2 years. If you have given the exam now, then you can apply for work or study visa within 2 years of time.
How should I register for the IELTS Exam?
You can register for IELTS Exam online through IDP or British Council’s website. An instant confirmation is received after applying for the exam.
If I want to go abroad for a job, should I give IELTS General or Academic?
IELTS General is required if you are applying for work permit or immigration to any English speaking country worldwide.
What is the IELTS Exam format? What is it is duration?
IELTS Exam has four sections: Reading (60 minutes), Writing (60 minutes), Listening( 30 minutes) and Speaking (11-14 minutes). The total test time is 2 hours and 45 minutes. The Listening, Reading and Writing tests are done in one sitting. Speaking test may be on the same day or up to seven days before or after the other tests.’
I have scored low bands. So can I apply again for IELTS?
Yes, you can give IELTS exam again. You can register for the best suitable date which is available after taking some time for preparation.
If I am not convinced with my IELTS score, can I go for rechecking?
Yes, you can go for a rechecking at the center where you took the test. You must give the application within six weeks after the exam. There is a fee for this service which is refunded if your score is increased.
I fell sick on the test day, what can I do now?
If you are not able to take the exam for any reason, you will lose your fee amount. However, if you provide a medical certificate within 5 days of the test date, then you will receive a refund minus the local administrative cost.
How can I prepare for the IELTS Exam?
For IELTS preparation you need to practice some mock tests. The best way is to join IELTS coaching where you will be provided with proper guidance and practice exercises for Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening sections. You can join classes at the Academy of British English. For more information, visit the website: www.ieltsabe.com