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FAQs for IELTS on computer test takers

General questions about the IELTS on computer

Which test is best for me?

This depends on your personal preference and choice. You may consider if you are used to paper-based tests as this might feel like other exam situations from school, or you might feel more comfortable typing.

With IELTS, you have a choice.

Is it the same content as a paper-based test?

Yes. Content, scoring, level of difficulty and question types will be as same as paper-format IELTS.

Is IELTS on a computer harder than IELTS paper-based?

No. The test will be the same as paper-based IELTS in terms of content, scoring, level of difficulty and question types. The face-to-face Speaking test also is the same and conducted with a trained IELTS Examiner. It is still the same test, the only difference is the Listening, Reading and Writing tests are on computer.

Isn’t the test easier if I can type faster on a computer?

No, as the test will be the same as paper-based IELTS in terms of content, scoring, level of difficulty and question types. It comes down to personal choice. This is your IELTS test and you can choose the option that empowers you to perform your best on test day.

Can I bring my own laptop/keyboard?

No. No other equipment is allowed to bring in the test room because all equipment is fully provided by the test center.

Questions about availability

Will there be more IELTS sessions available now with the introduction of IELTS on computers?

Initially there will be 3-6 IELTS test dates within a week in IDP Vietnam. Please note that IELTS on computer only available in Ho Chi Minh and Ha Noi city.

Please check with our counsellors via hotline 1900 6955 for more detailed information.

Is IELTS on computer available on demand?

IELTS on computer is not available on demand at present. Registration for IELTS on computer is the same as for paper-based IELTS.

Is IELTS on computer more widely available than other computer tests?

Please view the test date and location details on https://my.ieltsessentials.com/ for more information on test availability.

Questions about test preparation for the IELTS on computer

How do I prepare for the IELTS on computer?

Please view the familiarization materials available below, which provides a clear overview of the IELTS on computer and how it works. 

There is also practice material available for each test. As the questions and tasks on the IELTS on computer are the same as for the paper-based test, the material is suitable for all test takers.

These can be accessed through the following links:

Listening

• Academic Reading & Writing

General Training Reading & Writing

What are the practice materials available?

Please view the familiarization materials available below, which provides a clear overview of the IELTS on computer and how it works. 

There is also practice material available for each test. As the questions and tasks on the IELTS on computer are the same as for the paper-based test, the material is suitable for all test takers.

These can be accessed through the following links:

Listening

Academic Reading & Writing

General Training Reading & Writing

Questions about comparison with competitors

How does IELTS on computer compare to other computer tests?

With IELTS, test takers can feel confident they are sitting the world’s most popular high-stakes English language test for study, work and migration. 

IELTS is trusted by 10,000 organizations worldwide for its fairness, reliability and high-quality standards. This remains true for both computer-delivered and paper-based tests.

Why isn’t IELTS fully computerized, like other computer tests?

With IELTS, you deal with real people. Face-to-face testing helps test takers develop English skills in the context which they’ll be used. The IELTS Speaking test is delivered through a trained Examiner, enabling real-life, two-way interaction, as in the real world. 

Questions about results and results turnaround

Does IELTS on computer mean I’ll get my results faster? 

If you take the IELTS on computer test, then you will receive your results within 5 (five) to 7 (seven) calendar days. 

Questions about pricing

Which is more expensive?

Test fees are the same between IELTS on computer and IELTS on paper.

Register IELTS on Computer
Test cost: 4.750.000VND.

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