IELTS: Is it really that important?

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most

popular English Language proficiency test for higher education and global migration. It is collectively owned and managed by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English. . IELTS is one of the major English-language tests in the world, others being the TOEFL, TOEIC, PTE: A, and OPI/OPIc.

Why is taking IELTS a good idea?

1. It will aid you in getting entry to international schools-

Having an IELTS certificate opens up a world of possibilities. IELTS is just what you need if you want to study at a foreign university! Many major universities use this English language test as part of their admissions criteria, and the score you'll need varies by university. For example, an IELTS score of 6.5 is required for admission to the University of Toronto

2. It is great for your career-

If you want to advance in your career, you'll need language skills, and you'll be completely prepared by taking the IELTS. Each country needs a specific IELTS score. Different jobs need different scores, with some requiring a higher score than others.

3. It is fair-

The IELTS examiners ensure an accurate assessment by applying strict requirements to each test, which ensures your English language level will be accurately reflected in the result. Although there is no limit score for "failed" and "approved, most institutions require results placed around 6 and 7 points. If your score is less than 5, it will be recommended to repeat the test. The 9-band system is used worldwide so the interpretation of results becomes fairly consistent.

4. Recognized throughout the world-

Over 9,000 organizations in over 135 countries recognize IELTS as proof of English language proficiency for educational, immigration, and professional purposes. Due to the high quality control standards, this is the most commonly recognized English test in the world, in addition to its strong international reputation.

5. It's available in 140 countries worldwide-

You can take your IELTS test in 900 different British Council-accredited offices around the country, with dates available soon during the year. You can easily register online, and your registration will be processed and sent to the nearest testing center by the British Council office in your region. The results are available 13 days after the test is completed.

Contact us to learn more about the IELTS test and why you should prepare with us. A member of our friendly team would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Drashti Patel

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