Updated on - April 7th 2020 by Piyush Bhartiya

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IELTS 2020 Registration

The IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System. The IELTS registration follows a proper procedure. The IELTS is an exam that a candidate needs to pass for taking or applying for admission in foreign countries. This test is compulsory for the candidates to give and pass. The candidate needs to score 6.0 and above in the IELTS test only then he/she is able to apply for admission in foreign country colleges or universities. Also, the candidate first prefers to decide the nearest IELTS test location.

IELTS

The IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System. The IELTS is an exam which a candidate needs to pass for taking or applying for admission in foreign countries. This test is compulsory for the candidates to give and pass. The candidate needs to score 6.0 and above in the IELTS test only then he/she is able to apply for admission in foreign country colleges or universities.

  • IELTS is the English language test which almost every foreign country conducts.
  • The minimum IELTS score should be 6.0 and above.
  • The candidate needs to pass this exam to apply to a foreign university for studies.
  • The IELTS test the ability to listen, speak, write and read in English.

IELTS Full Form

The IELTS full form is the International English Language Testing System. The IELTS full form clearly defines the meaning that is the English language test which is conducted at the international level. 

  • The IELTS test the ability to listen, speak, write and read in English.
  • The key component of IELTS is speaking ability.
  • The IELTS test material consists of a variety of accents and writing styles.
  • The IELTS test for those who want to enrol in universities in foreign countries for studying.

How to Register for IELTS?

How to Register for IELTS exam is the major question for every candidate. The IELTS registration process is described as follows –

  • Log on to the official website (https://ieltsregistration.britishcouncil.org)
  • Select the option IELTS Registration.
  • Select your location and date for the test.
  • Complete the online application form.
  • After completing pay the fees for registration.
  • After paying fees your seat will be booked instantly.

IELTS Registration Exam

The IELTS Registration exam is of two types: Academic and General Training. The IELTS Registration exam is conducted almost every week. This basically depends on the location. The candidate should register as early as possible.

  • The last registration date for the exam is 2 weeks prior to the test.
  • The IELTS exam is conducted only on Saturdays and Thursdays.
  • The exam is conducted almost every week.

The dates for January IELTS test - 

Saturday, 4 Jan. 2020

Academic only

Saturday, 11 Jan. 2020

Academic and General Training

Thursday, 16 Jan. 2020

Academic only

Saturday, 18 Jan. 2020

Academic and General Training

IELTS Registration IDP

IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP. The full form of IDP is the International Development Program. This is an International education organisation which are giving placements in Australia, New Zealand, UK, Canada, Ireland and the USA. IELTS IDP is linked with universities for giving placements to the students. The IELTS Registration IDP is as follows - 

  • Log on to their official website (www.ieltsidpindia.com).
  • Select option Register for the test.
  • Select test according to your preference – computer-delivered IELTS/ paper-based.
  • Select your test type – academic or general training.
  • Select your test location.
  • After selecting a location, you are able to select your desired date and time slot.
  • Complete the application form by filling all the desired details.
  • After that proceed to pay the fees for registration and booking your seat.

IELTS Registration British Council

The IELTS is owned by the British Council, IDP. The British council owns IELTS Australia and IELTS Cambridge. The British Council offers IELTS tests in more than 55 locations in India. The IELTS Registration British council procedure as follows – 

  • The IELTS Registration British council first step is to download IELTS Registration form.
  • Complete all the details in the form.
  • Choose the test date according to your preference.
  • After that pay the fees for registration via ICICI bank only.

IELTS Registration Online

The IELTS Registration online procedure is as follows – 

  • The first step of IELTS Registration online is log in on the official website.
  • Select a country and state/city under the location.
  • Select the type of test – academic or general training.
  • Select the test location according to your preference.
  • Choose a date for the test.
  • Complete the application form by filling all the required details and read terms and conditions as well.
  • After that pay online via credit card for registration.
  • Review email instructions sent by the test centre to make sure that your registration is complete and your seat are booked.

IELTS Registration Fees

The IELTS Registration fees are set by every centre individually. So that’s why every centre has different IELTS Registration fees.

  • The approx. fees for IELTS Registration is $225.
  • It was around $210 in early 2015.
  • In India, the fee is approx. 11300 which needs to be paid at the time of registration.

IELTS Registration Dates

The IELTS Registration dates vary for every centre of exam. There is no fixed IELTS Registration date. There are different IELTS Registration dates which are as follows – 

  • The Registration date for academic test type is 11 Jan. 2020.
  • The Registration date for general training test type is 14 Jan. 2020.

TEST DATE

MODULE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

16 Jan. 2020

IELTS Academic

11 Jan. 2020

18 Jan. 2020

IELTS Academic

14 Jan. 2020

18 Jan. 2020

IELTS General training

14 Jan. 2020

 IELTS Registration Form

The IELTS Registration is available on the official websites of IELTS and British council. The candidate can download the form and fill all the required details.

  • The form starts with choosing the test date and test location.
  • After that, you need to fill your last name, title and then your first name.
  • Then you need to select the test type – academic or general training.
  • After that fill your address details, contact details and date of birth.
  • The last step is to select identity proof whether it is a passport or national identity card.

Documents Required

 The IELTS Registration required documents is as follows – 

  • You should have the passport with you with expiry date as an identity proof.
  • You should carry your application form.
  • The photo ID is the main.

FAQs

  1. Q1. How can I prepare for IELTS at home?

    A1. Most of the students prepare for their IELTS at home with the help of online videos available on Youtube.com and with the help of IELTS books and sample papers for practice. In the online videos, the mentors give tips to the students and also help to solve the doubts and queries in the interactive sessions which are also available online.  

    Q2. How much preparation is required for IELTS?

    A2. An exact number or figure can’t be given for preparation as it depends on the student, their ability and capacity to score well. As much practice and effort one can give will decide their scores. But, students usually should start practising for 1 to 2 years for best results.

    Q3. Is IELTS difficult to pass?

    A3. Yes, IELTS is believed difficult as it decides the faith of one to get enrolled in an institute, therefore it is believed that IELTS is very difficult to pass and one should study and practice accordingly.

    Q4. Which IELTS for Canada PR?

    A4. IRCC English Proficiency is best for Canada PR, and one should score 6.5 or at least 6.

    Q5. Which book is best for IELTS preparation?

    A5. There are many books which are considered best options for IELTS preparation, some of them are as follows: The Official Cambridge Guide, Barron’s IELTS Super pack, British Council IELTS etc. 


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