The IELTS Academic test is for people applying for higher education or professional registration in an English speaking environment. It reflects some of the features of academic language and assesses whether you are ready to begin studying or training.
This approach is widely supported by the institutions that recognise IELTS.
Individual organisations have different requirements. Make sure you check which IELTS test the organisation you are applying to recognises.
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IELTS is a task-based test covering the four language skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking).
You can sit an IELTS test in more than 1,200 locations across the world. Find out how and where you can book your IELTS test.
Thousands of education and training providers all over the world use IELTS results to select their students.