Most educational organizations, MNC employers, government immigration agencies in English-speaking countries need a confirmation about your skills related to the English language in order to admit you.
IELTS, International English Language Testing System, is one such widely accepted test. It is basically designed to assess the language proficiency of non-native English speakers who wish to study or work in nations where English is predominantly used for communication.
This test, which is collectively conducted by the British Council, IDP Education Pvt. Ltd. and Cambridge University for Language assessment, is accepted by most educational institutions in Australia, Great Britain, New Zealand, Canada and the USA. Moreover, this test is mandatory for immigration to Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
The 2 versions of IELTS
- Academic: For those who wish to pursue their higher studies in other countries or apply for registration into foreign professional bodies.
- General Training: For people interested in applying for secondary education, special training programmes, work experience in foreign conditions or even for those migrating.