The International English Language Testing System or IELTS is one of the most efficient and popular English language proficiency test that is designed for those who want to opt for study, work and migration. Every year, millions of people opt for the test and it’s recognized by more than 10,000 organisations; educational institutions, employers, and governments, in 140 countries globally.
IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English, which tests the ability of candidates to write, listen, speak and read the English language and the scores are graded on a scale of 1-9.
Recently, following the growing trend of technology, it was announced that the IELTS test will be available on dual modes; paper based and computer based. The candidates can opt their mode of test, depending on their convenience. The content, formal and level of difficulty remain the same for both the modes. In order to study in the UK, it is important that you take the IELTS test that is approved for UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI).