IELTS (The International English Language Testing System) is an authorized and globally accepted English proficiency test for non-native English speakers. This test assess four language skills, Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking of English language under the British Council or IDP in two modules, General and Academic.

IELTS Test Pattern and Scores

Sections Description Approximate time Scores
Listening 4 section, 40 questions in total 40 minutes 0-9
Reading 3 passages, each containing 9-12 questions; 40 questions in total 60 minutes 0-9
Writing 2 tasks 60 minutes 0-9
Speaking 3 sections 11-14 minutes 0-9