IELTS (International English language Testing System) is managed jointly by IDP: IELTS Australia, British Council and Cambridge IELTS Assessment.
IELTS is a pre-requisite for choosing an overseas study or work destination. Since English is spoken as a primary language across many countries, it is required that any student planning to continue his/her studies abroad or any person planning to apply for work/immigration – should clear this exam as a prelim. This exam is also conducted to test how an individual fairs on the English Language requirements worldwide.
The four modules of IELTS – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking are the four pillars of this paper based test. This test is designed to evaluate the following four criteria –