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IELTS vs Other English Language Proficiency Tests

If you're planning to live, work, or study overseas, then you should know that more than 9,000 organisations in over 140 countries all over the world, including governments, institutions, professional associations, employers, and companies, require you to take an English Language Proficiency test. 

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular high-stakes English language proficiency test for study, work and even migration with more than two million tests taken in the past year. You can present your IELTS results as proof of your English Language skills.

So why take IELTS?

1. Location. Convenience and accessibility are key in taking any exam. Of course, you should be able to take your test nearest you.



2. Price. Money is always a factor in big decisions, such as living, studying or working abroad. The IELTS test is one of the most affordable English Language Proficiency tests in the country, and payment can even be done offline or online—whichever is more convenient for you.



3. Reputation. Anything that would cost money should be worth its price. The IELTS has built an international reputation, and is easily recognised around the world—making it a premium brand and an enduring presence in international collaboration.




4. Recognition. As you start your plans of working or studying overseas, know more than 10,000 organizations around the world will require you to take an English proficiency test as proof of your English Language Skills. Since IELTS is recognized around the world, it is easily accepted by said organizations, whether they are a school, employer or government.




5. Services and Support. Above it all, as you prepare and start your plans overseas, it is important to experience the best possible test conditions to improve the chances of getting a higher score. IDP IELTS offers multiple services that will help you get your ideal score, including several free preparation tools and materials.




So what are you waiting for? Start with the right companion. Start with IDP IELTS.

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