The test that opens doors around the world
IELTS, the International English Language Testing System, is
designed to assess the language ability of candidates who want to
study or work where English is the main language of
IELTS is the original four
skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking) English language
test and is now used by over 1.4 million people every year.
including government, academic, and employment institutions around
the world, recognise IELTS as a trusted indicator of English
IELTS is jointly managed by
the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of
Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL).
To search for a test date in Australia please
Test Centre Search on the IELTS website.
Information for Candidates
booklet (PDF, 935KB)
For more information please contact your
nearest IDP office or visit the IELTS website.
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the latest tips and advice.