Computer Delivered IELTS FAQs
What is Computed IELTS?
You can have your result 2 to 5 days after the test and also you can take the test 6 days in a week in morning, noon or evening All parts of the exam except 'speaking' is done through the computer. For the first time in Turkey, Computed IELTS has been started by IDP IELTS.
You will complete listening, reading and the writing parts of the test on by using computer. Speaking part of the test will be continued to hold on face to face because this is about evaluate your speaking skills and we believe that it's the best way to perform very close to real life. Either paper-based or computer based, the essence of the tests is the same. For more information, watch the videos below or click here.
How much does it cost?
IELTS test fees vary from country to country. Your IDP Education student adviser will advise the test fee for your country in your local currency or contact your nearest test centre. In Turkey, the Academic and General Training tests are the same cost. Current test costs are:
COMPUTER BASED IELTS 1,265 TL
COMPUTER BASED IELTS UKVI 1,600 TL (From 7 April 2020 the fee for IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training) will be 1,450 TL.)
How do I book/register for the test?
Your IDP Education student counsellor can assist you in choosing a test date and location. Click here for information about booking your test.
When will I receive my computer delivered IELTS test results?
Your Test Report Form will be available with in 2-5 days.
Do I take all parts of the test on the same day? Which part do I take first?
The Listening, Reading and Writing components of the test are always completed immediately after each other and with no break. You will take the Speaking test in the same day either before the exam or after the exam.
Can I take notes on the paper with pencil?
Yes. IDP will provide you paper and pencil in the examination room.
Do I take the Speaking test on computer too?
No. You will take the Speaking with a certified and highly qualified IELTS Examiner. The Speaking test is made up of three sections. It is recorded on an audiocassette or a digital recorder.
What can I take into the examination room?
You must only bring the passport/national identity card you used on the IELTS Application Form to the test. You must leave everything else outside the examination room. Mobile phones and pagers must be switched off and placed with personal belongings in the area designated by the supervisor. If you do not switch off your phone/pager or if you keep it with you, you will be disqualified.
Can I type in capital letters?
Yes, you can use all capital letters in the IELTS Reading and Listening components also in the Writing component.
How are the tests marked?
IELTS uses a 9-band scoring system to report test scores in a consistent manner. You receive individual band scores for Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking and an Overall Band Score on a band scale from one to nine.
How soon can I re-sit the test?
There is no time limit on sitting the test. However, we strongly recommend you do additional study before taking the test again. Some test centres offer preparatory courses and workshops. Ask your IDP Education student adviser or contact your local test centre for more information, click here.