Why accept IELTS scores?

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IELTS gives a reliable indication of entry level English Proficiency. Other tests are less satisfactory at providing this.

Lecturer in Academic English and Study Skills, King's College London, UK

As part of our assessment processes all IELTS reports are verified using the online IELTS results verification site. Access to this site has enabled us to ensure that the IELTS results we receive are genuine.

Julianne O’Brien, Client Manager of the Skilled and Business Migration Program, Australian Capital Territory

We consider an IELTS qualification to be a reliable indication of a student's English language competencies and of their ability to pursue their higher education in English.

Carvi Stucki, Senior Admissions Office, École hôtelière de Lausanne, Switzerland

Trust the test

Ensuring quality and fairness

An overview of some of the key features of IELTS and how they contribute to reliable, relevant and fair language assessment.

Ensuring quality and fairness

Test security and integrity

IELTS takes a multi-layered approach to test security, including a variety of measures taken before test day, on test day and after test day. Find out about some of our security measures.

Test security

Support materials for organizations

Our IELTS guides provide an overview of test development, assessment and score processing for educational institutions, professional bodies and employers.

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