IELTS 2019: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an International standardised test for English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. It testes the candidate’s listening, speaking, writing and reading skills. It was started in the year 1980. Candidate clearing this test are offered UK Visas and immigration.
There are two types of IELTS one academic version for education other general training version for workers or for migration purpose. Candidate can check here the Application Form, exam pattern of IELTS, Eligibility, Syllabus and other relevant information.
IELTS 2019 Application Form
IELTS 2019 application form and registration process can be done through online mode. Candidates can visit the IELTS website and fill the application form. The application process is active throughout the year.
IELTS Exam Schedule 2019
IELTS is conducted four times in a month. The interested candidates will have to visit the official website of IELTS and to check the dates they will have to select the examination centre as per one’s convenience and after that the last date and exam date will show up with the type of exam one wishes to apply for.
After checking dates candidate will see apply now link which will help them to continue to their registration process. The registration fee for IELTS after 1st April 2018 is Rs. 12,650 which may vary year after year. Candidate must make sure to register one month prior to ensure you get the same date and centre as you applied for.
IELTS Eligibility Criteria 2019
Eligibility is one of the most important parts of any exam which candidates must follow to appear in any exam of their choice. IELTS eligibility which is must to be followed is that
- Candidate must be above 16 years of age.
- Candidates who are applying to study in UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and US must only apply.
IELTS Exam Pattern 2019
Exam pattern is another important thing which must be followed by a candidate. IELTS exam is a four section test it consists of Academic Reading, Listening, Academic Writing, Speaking section. The time duration varies for all the sections. All the sections basically will be conducted to test the thorough knowledge of the candidate in English.
|Section||No of Questions||Time duration|
|Academic Reading||3 Section/40 questions||60 minutes|
|Listening||4 Sections /40 questions||30 minutes|
|Academic Writing||2 tasks||60 minutes|
IELTS Syllabus 2019
IELTS syllabus varies as per the section. It is different for all sections which include academic reading consisting of 3 sections, Listening consisting of 4 sections, Academic Writing consisting of 2 tasks and speaking.
In Academic Reading the module comprises of three sections and with three texts normally followed by 13 or 14 questions. There are a total of 40 questions. For General version test consists of 3 sections but it may increase to 5 sections depending on the length of the texts.
Listening candidate is made to hear the monologue or dialogue which tells the candidate about the situation and the speaker and they are given as so in increasing order of their difficulty level. Then they are given time to check the questions. The monologue or dialogue is heard only once. The first three sections have a break in between to check the other questions.
Writing section consists of two tasks. For the first task candidate has to describe diagram, graph, chart, process and for task 2 they have to respond to an argument. For general version the 1st task is to write a letter or explain a situation and in task 2 they have to write an essay.
The Speaking test consists of 3 tasks. The first task is in the form of an interview. In the 2nd task candidate are given one minute to prepare a topic from a topic card. In the 3rd task a discussion is allowed between the candidate and examiner. The interview question may comprise of the candidate’s hobby, their reason to choose IELTS and other relevant questions.
IELTS Result 2019
IELTS result will be declared after one to two months of the commencement of the exam. The result will be displayed for not more than 40 days. Candidates can check their result by using the test date on which the exam of the candidate was being commenced, Date of birth of the candidate, Identification document number and candidate number which all would be generated at the time of registration and exam day.