IELTS Exam 2022: Eligibility, Syllabus, Test Preparation & Results

IELTS Exam 2023: Fees, Registration, Syllabus, Results & Scores

Updated on Sep 6, 2022

IELTS test dates are available 48 times each year, for an average of four test dates per month. The dates may vary depending on whether the modules are academic or training. The academic module is available for all 48 dates, however, the training module is only available for 24. Only Thursdays and Saturdays are available for testing. 

How to Choose an IELTS Exam Date?

Candidates can visit the IELTS official website for forthcoming exam dates and register for the test. 

During the registration process for the IELTS exam, all candidates will be prompted to choose a date and test centre. When registering for the test, candidates will be needed to have the following items.

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1 Valid Identification Card

The candidate will be asked to upload a scanned copy of their passport when registering for IELTS. It must be valid both at the time of registration and on the test day. Candidates must be at least 16 years old, and those under the age of 18 will require parental permission.

2 Bank Card

Candidates who register for the IELTS test online must also pay for it online. They will need a bank card (credit/debit card) for this. For offline bookings, demand draughts (DD) are accepted.

An IELTS test costs Rs 14,700 to register for.

Once the candidate has registered for IELTS on a day that is convenient for them, they will receive a confirmation email to their registered email address. As a result, candidates should supply an email address they currently use.

3 FAQ's

Q. Can I change my IELTS test date?

A. Candidates have the option to cancel or reschedule their IELTS exam, but they must do it in person or via email. Candidates, on the other hand, can postpone or cancel the exam in person or via email.  In case of cancellation or if you happen to postpone your exams for any reason before 5 weeks of your scheduled exam dates then you will receive a refund of less than 25% of your fees, if it is fewer than 5 weeks then there is no refund.

Q.When we book an IELTS exam date, do we get text/practice books?

A. Candidates can study on their own or join test preparation classes to prepare for the exam. Those who want to prepare for IELTS can use the best books and resources available. Those who require professional assistance can consult the nearest IELTS coaching centre.

Q. When will the IELTS exam in India begin in 2021?

A. The IELTS exam is held in several cities across India. Due to restrictions in some places, you must verify with your local test centre to see if you may reserve a slot. You can see the dates for the IELTS Academic and General exams in the IELTS Test Calendar 2021 above.

Q. What do I do in case of restrictions in my location that prevent me from attending an IELTS test centre?

A. The IELTS exam is currently available in a variety of locations. If your local test location is closed down due to COVID restrictions, you can take an online IELTS exam (IELTS Indicator) from the comfort of your own home.

Q. Is it required to enroll in IELTS preparation classes?

A. This is a crucial issue to consider while deciding whether to enroll in IELTS tutoring or undertake self-study. Understand the IELTS structure and look over the online and offline study materials to discover if you need to enroll in tutoring or if you can prepare for the exam on your own.

Q. Is the IELTS exam subject to any form of clothing code?

No, there is no specific attire required for taking the IELTS exam. However, because you will be sitting for over three hours for the IELTS test, it is recommended that you wear comfortable clothing.

Q. Is it possible to study for the IELTS exam in 15 days?

A. Although two weeks is a short period, you can benefit from a detailed study plan. Understand and try to memorize methods for each area. Take full-length IELTS practice examinations if possible.

Q. In the IELTS Speaking test, does the interviewer ask the same questions twice?

A. Test takers have the option of having the examiner repeat the question once. They will not, however, do it a third time. So be prepared and focus on your listening and speaking abilities to avoid this.

Q. In the IELTS Listening Test, does the examiner ask the same questions twice?

A. Examiners do not need to repeat questions in the IELTS Listening test because the questions are given to test takers in written form. Candidates can, therefore, repeat the questions if they like.

Q. Can I use a watch during the IELTS exam?

A. The IELTS test does not allow test takers to wear watches. The examination centre has a clock so that test takers can check the time while taking the exam.

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