IELTS exam was formed to help the universities to evaluate the English language skills of the applicants. Now a day’s most of the US Universities are accepting IELTS score as an alternative to TOEFL test.
IELTS exam will have two formats
Applicants to US universities need to take Academic IELTS test. You have to mention this when you are registering for the test.
IELTS Test Format
There are four section/modules in the Academic IELTS Test. Total Test Time: 2hr 45min (Depending upon test center speaking test may take place up to 7 days before or after the test date)
|Listening||4 Section / 40 Questions||30 minutes|
|Academic Reading||3 Section / 40 Questions||60 minutes|
|Academic Writing||2 Tasks(150-250 words)||60 minutes|
|speaking||11 – 14 minutes|
Order of the Test Modules in the real test: Listening comes first, then Academic Reading, Academic Writing, Speaking.
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