Comprehensive Guide to IELTS

IELTS is one of the most popular English proficiency exams in the world. Nearly 2 million candidates take the IELTS test each year. Here's what you are up against if you have just signed up for IELTS. There are 2 types of IELTS exams:

  1. IELTS Academic Training Module
  2. IELTS General Training Module

Generally speaking, if you are an international student applying to Australian universities, you will take the IELTS Academic test. Whereas if you are an applicant for one of the points tested Australian PR visas, you will sit for the IELTS General test.

IELTS can be pretty tough for many non-native English speakers. You need to prepare well to make sure that you can get get you desired IELTS band score. If you need help preparing for the IELTS test then this comprehensive guide is for you.

IELTS At A Glance


IELTS Test Fees (AUD)

The fees for IELTS test is $355. You can pay by credit card.


Results Available (days)

IELTS test results are typically available within 2-5 days of taking the test.


Max. Visa Points

You can claim 20 points for English proficiency in the points-based PR application for Australia if you score at least Band 8.0 for each of the four IELTS test components.

If you score at least Band 7.0 for each component then you get 10 points.

Free IELTS Level Check

Take our 5-minute IELTS level check and receive a detailed report highlighting the areas where you need to improve the most to achieve your target IELTS Band score.

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Good luck to you with the IELTS Academic exam as well as with your journey to becoming a permanent resident and citizen of Australia.

Still need more help? Contact our IELTS Academic experts who will guide you step by step in preparing for the test.

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