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IELTS study material

Preparing for an English test can be challenging if you do not have access to the right resources, which is why IELTS offers a range of official preparation material to assist your preparation. 

IELTS support tools

IDP provides free IELTS preparation material that can either be downloaded from our official website or a physical copy can be availed from your nearest IDP centre. The IELTS essentials pack also referred to as IELTS Support Tools, comprises the following:

  • IELTS information
  • Application form
  • Band Score guide
  • IELTS tips by examiners
  • Checklist for IELTS
  • Speaking and writing assessment criteria
  • Writing sample with feedback and comments by examiners
  • A guide on what to expect on the actual test day


IELTS Sample test for paper-based test

Practice can go a long way in getting you a good IELTS score. Free practice tests by IELTS will help you get familiar with the test format, questioning pattern, and attempt the test under timed conditions. You can also compare your answers with the model answers to assess your progress.

IELTS Sample test for computer-delivered test

We have curated some easy-to-understand familiarisation tutorials for you to get acquainted better with IELTS on computer’s format and features. Watch these to understand what to expect for Listening, Reading and Writing components on computer. The Speaking test continues to be face-to-face with a certified IELTS examiner.

Let’s get familiar with the test format! 

Before you attempt IELTS on computer, it is better to get familiarised with the test format. So, we have some key videos for you to score better in the test. With these familiarisation videos you will learn how to attempt the different sections of the test, look for instructions, browse among questions, review and submit your answers as well as change the screen settings, if you need to. 

What is computer-delivered IELTS?

How to take the IELTS Listening test on computer?

How to take the IELTS Reading test on computer?

How to take the IELTS Writing test on computer?

Practice books

We provide IELTS practice books to our registered candidates through promotional offers launched on regular basis. The practice material comprises two volumes that have sample questions for all four modules. The CD in Volume 1 provides Listening test samples questions whereas the CD in Volume 2 instructs candidates about attempting the Speaking test.

IELTS Masterclass

The free IELTS Masterclass is a 90-minute workshop for people aiming for a high band score. It offers next-level IELTS advice that gives you the skills and knowledge to help you aim high in IELTS.

IELTS Master

The free IELTS Master is a 30 days online preparatory course to our registered candidates. With this, you get access to up to 25 hour online study time for your choice of module – listening, reading, writing or speaking, expert tips and detailed feedback. Find detailed info here.

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