IELTS is a gateway to numerous career opportunities. It opens the doors of many universities in several English-speaking countries. It is a common misconception that registering and getting through IELTS is a difficult task. While it does require adequate preparation, this English language test can easily be faced with the right guidance and study material.
There are two versions of the IELTS English language test. Choose the one that is right for you. It is strongly recommended that you check with universities and organisations before you apply.
IELTS Academic: Choose IELTS Academic if you are planning to pursue further studies in the IELTS authorized countries.
IELTS General Training: IELTS General is apt for people who want to migrate, undertake career opportunities or, want to go for career advancement training.
IELTS for UKVI: Candidates applying for the UK Visa and Immigration are required to take the specific IELTS for UKVI. While the format of this test is similar to the regular IELTS, the delivery is different. This test score can also be used for applying to other English speaking countries.
IELTS Life Skills: This test mostly required for the spouse visa wherein the test takers are required to prove their English listening and speaking skills. There are no score bands in this test; the result comes out as either ‘Pass’ or ‘Fail’.
You can now easily download the required information for IELTS 2018 at the IDP Education website. It contains all the information about the IELTS English language test:
- The Test Format
- Question Categories
- Instructions to Check the Result Online
You will need to book the test slot to sit for the IELTS. Check the dates and book your slot accordingly. Once your slot is booked, you can prepare accordingly and sketch a plan for yourself. Also, keep in mind that the speaking test will be scheduled on a different date and that is typically a week before your IELTS test.
Registration and Payments
Online registration for IELTS 2018 can be done by downloading the application form and filling it up. After that, you may proceed with the payments and can pay through credit or debit cards. You will need to provide a valid address so that the study material and other necessary documents can be couriered to you.
Once you complete the above steps, you are all set to take your IELTS English language test.
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