IELTS – International English Language Testing System is a globally recognized, English Proficiency Test that assesses English Language Skills in the areas of Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. This test is recognized by over 9000 organizations worldwide. IELTS consists of two types of modules – Academic and General Training. Academic Module is required to be given by test takers who plan to study at an undergraduate or postgraduate level.


IELTS Test format is divided into 6 sections namely-

Listening to Paper-Based/Computer-based: 40 Questions to be answered in 40 Minutes

Reading Academic Module: 3 passages (40 Questions) to be answered in 60 Minutes

Reading General Module: 3 sections (40 Questions) to be answered in 60 Minutes

Writing Academic Module: 2 tasks (Diagram Prompt/Argument Prompt) to be answered in 60 minutes

Writing General Module: 2 tasks (Letter Prompt/Essay Prompt) in 60 minutes.

Speaking: 3 Parts in 11 to 15 minutes The Total duration of the entire Test Format is 2 Hours 45 Minutes.