How is the IELTS test marked?
IELTS uses a unique 9-point scoring system to
measure and report test scores in a consistent manner. Candidates
receive scores for each language skill (listening, reading, writing
and speaking) and an overall band score.
When do candidates receive their test
Candidates' Test Report Form is posted to
them 13 calendar days after the test date.
For how long is an IELTS test score
IELTS scores have a recommended two year
How can I verify the test results a
candidate supplies me?
The TRF Verification Service gives
institutions access to a secure database through which candidates’
results can be checked for authenticity. The TRF Verification
Service is designed to provide yet another safeguard to supplement
the sophisticated features built into the IELTS Test Report
> Download the
Service brochure (PDF, 429KB) or visit
the TRF Verification
Service section for more