IELTS is an English language skill test. The University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations, The British Council, and IDP Education Australia are the managing bodies of this Test. There are two types of IELTS examination- Academic module and General Training. Academic module is for such persons who want to pursue graduate level or post graduate level in english spoken countries. General Training is for persons who wish to take part in non academic training, employment or immigration purposes. All the Universities as well as colleges where the medium of teaching is English accept this language examination. The IELTS comprises four parts such as Listening, Reading, writing and Speaking.

1.IELTS Academic
2.IELTS General Training

Format Task Duration
Listening You will listen to four recordings of native English speakers and then write your answers to a series of questions.30 Minutes
Reading The Reading component consists of 40 questions, designed to test a wide range of reading skills.60 Minutes
Writing Two tasks each in Academic Test and General Training60 Minutes
Speaking The speaking component assesses your use of spoken English. Every test is recorded. 14 Minutes