The world’s most popular high stakes English language test
IELTS is accepted for study, work and migration in more countries than any other test. Over 8,000 universities, employers, professional registration bodies and governments around the world accept IELTS as evidence of your English proficiency.
Why IELTS is number one
Accepted worldwide – Your IELTS result from IDP will be accepted in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK, USA and many other countries where English is used.
Accessible – 200 test locations in 45 countries. 48 test dates per year. Find a test near you.
Fair – Unlike other tests, IELTS gives you a quiet room to take your Speaking test one-on-one with an Examiner. No distractions or interruptions from other test takers. IELTS is also fair to test takers from all cultures. Both British and American spellings are accepted and IELTS test questions are trialed with test takers around the world before they are approved, to ensure they are appropriate and accessible. See what other test takers think.
Fast – Total test time is under 3 hours and you get your results after just 13 days. Read more about the test format.
Did you know?
IDP Education is a proud owner of IELTS.
IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP:IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment.
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