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What is the IELTS?

The IELTS exam, owned by IDP IELTS and Cambridge University Press & Assessment, is a popular English proficiency test for students seeking higher education abroad. In India, IDP IELTS exclusively administers the IELTS 2024 exam. IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System and offers two formats: Academic for higher education aspirants and General Training for those intending to migrate to English-speaking countries.

About the IELTS Test


IELTS Length             2 hours, 45 mins for check in

IELTS sections

  • Reading

  • Listening

  • Speaking

  • Writing


  • ₹17,000 (India) or $190

** Register for IELTS exam on the IELTS site.

Test Section Overview

Use the table below to view the breakdown of each IELTS test section.

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