What Is IELTS # International Language Testing System
The world is coming closer and we are no longer living in isolated existence. With this coming we are now experiencing global ideas, broader perspective and opening ourselves to new cultures. In this era, one cannot underestimate the power of English. It is no longer just a way to communicate but becoming a way to express your ideas. And in this globalized world, IELTS is one of the most accepted English testing system. But then what is IELTS?
IELTS stands for International Language Testing System. It is the test you must take if you want to study, work or immigrate to a country where English is the main language. But then how can a test judge whether you know English or not? Well, IELTS tests all the four aspects of English i.e. reading, writing, speaking and listening. The best part about IELTS is that you can apply on any date that suits you. IELTS has 70 dates per year for the academic module and 70 dates per year for the general module.
So, does that mean you need to go to some particular place to give the test? Not really. IELTS has got 9000 test centers across the globe and 41 in India alone. It is jointly owned by the British Council, University Of Cambridge and IDP Australia. Around 10000 organizations all around the world accept it, along with Ivy League Colleges.
IELTS come in three versions – academic, general and IELTS life. Make sure you check with the receiving organization which IELTS you must take.
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