IELTS is hugely popular across the world with some 5 million tests taken each year with an average score on 6.5 -8. It’s owned by is jointly owned by the British Council; IDP (International Development Program) IELTS; and Cambridge University Press & Assessment. It’s accepted in 140 countries and considered essential for students planning to study or work in English speaking countries.
What is IELTS?
IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System and is one of the most widely recognized English language proficiency exams for non-native English speakers.
It serves as a measure of language skills required for study or work, and designed to help you study or migrate to a country where English is the native language including countries such as the UK, US, Australia and Canada.
Your listening, reading, writing and speaking skills in English are assessed during the test. IELTS is graded on a scale of 1-9.
Major institutions all over the USA recognise that IELTS gives a true reflection of a student’s ability to understand English and communicate in it.