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Book my IELTS test

Step-by-step guide to book your IELTS

IDP IELTS India delivers the paper-based IELTS test four times a month or 48 times in a year and computer-delivered IELTS multiple days a week with the flexibility to choose your own time slots. 

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Before registering for your IELTS, it is important to figure out how are you most comfortable sitting your test – on paper or on computer. Watch this video to find out! 

How to book your IELTS test?

You may either book your IELTS test online or visit your nearest IDP branch to book it offline. Here’s how:

  1. Log on to our IELTS India website
  2. Select the option ‘Register for Test.’
  3. Select your preferred test – computer-delivered IELTS/ paper-based (IELTS, IELTS for UKVI or Life Skills). 
  4. Select your test type/module – Academic or General Training for IELTS, IELTS for UKVI, A1 and B1 for Life Skills (be extremely careful while choosing the module you wish to take).
  5. Pick your preferred test location/city.
  6. Select your desired date and time slot from the list of dates available. 
  7. Fill up the required details and complete your online application. 
  8. Remember, you will also have to upload a clear, scanned colour copy of your passport to complete the process.
  9. Proceed to pay the test fee.

Once your test date is booked, you will receive an acknowledgment on your registered email/phone number.

For the Speaking test, you can book a slot online on your preferred date and time. If you fail to choose a slot within the stated time period, a time slot will be automatically allocated to you.  (Note - *applicable for Paper Based IELTS test takers)

IELTS test fee

Test type

Test fee

Computer-delivered IELTS

INR 15,500

Paper-based IELTS

INR 15,500


INR 15,750

Life Skills

INR 14,600

Fee payment

You can make your payment online using a debit/credit card, net banking, or PayTM wallet. If you register for IELTS offline at any of our IDP IELTS India branches, you can also pay via a Demand Draft or ICICI/HDFC deposit slip.

Booking confirmation

A final confirmation email with details including your test date, time and venue will be sent five to seven days before your IELTS test. Do ensure that your email account settings allow emails from IDP and keep checking your spam/junk folder in case you don’t seem to receive any.

A sneak peek into our IELTS on computer test centres

IELTS test dates

Choose your own date. Test dates are available four times a month or 48 times a year for paper-based IELTS and multiple days a week for the computer-delivered test. Know more!

Computer-delivered IELTS

You can now take your IELTS on computer. It is the same IELTS test delivered via computer with more test slots and faster results (3-5 days). Know all about it.


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