Listening (40 minutes – including 10 minutes to transfer the answer)
Reading (60 minutes)
Writing (60 minutes)
Speaking# (11 – 14 minutes)
All sections are evaluated by human raters.
Students have to answer questions based on academic lectures and conversations up to 4 people. The topics relate to academics and social issues.
Face to face interview by human rater on familiar topics.
3 Passages, 40 questions which can include MCQ, Fill in the blanks, Paragraph headings, Matching Information etc.
1 pictogram description and 1 Essay
Note: The format for IELTS test mentioned above is based on Academic module. In General module, the Reading section may have up to 5 passages instead of 3 passages and the Writing section has 1 Letter writing instead of pictogram description.
#The IELTS test is conducted in two days where the Speaking section is either conducted a day or two, before the other 3 sections or after.