IELTS exam stands for International English Language Testing System. It is a rigorous examination through which the level of proficiency of a person in the English language is tested.
IELTS Exam Results in Bangladesh
Notice to candidates: The preview of IELTS test results will start at 5 pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) on the 13th day after the test. The preview of results is gradually out over 24 hours. To find your IELTS result visit www.ielts.org.
Important Facts About IELTS
IELTS examination is jointly managed by British Council and the University of Cambridge. It is internationally accepted language assessment exam. Most of the universities, colleges and job opportunities abroad require good IELTS score for admission and job placement. Without good IELTS score, it is not possible to get admission in any good university and college.
Countries Recognizing IELTS
Many universities and employers know it in the both English speaking and Non-English speaking countries including Canada, Australia, UK, New Zealand and the USA. Many immigration authorities, professional bodies, and government agencies also recognize the score in IELTS.
Where Can One Take IELTS?
There are more than 800 test centers around the world that administer the examination. Universities, language schools, British Council and IELTS Australia operate the test centers. To find out your nearest IELTS center goes the www.ielts.org.
The Format of the Test
The test has a particular format. The students have to sit for the test for all the aspects of a language such as Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. The students must sit for all the tests for passing the examination. There are two modules for both reading and writing sections. They are academic module and training module.
For Example Academic Writing and General Training Writing. The students have to select one of them.
IELTS Listening Test
The listening test lasts for 30 minutes. There are four sections in the listening test. A dialogue or monolog is played on a cassette tape, and then the students have to answer some questions based on what they heard when the cassette was played.
IELTS Reading Test
This test lasts for 60 minutes. Students have to sit or academic reading test or general training test. The students have to choose one of the given options at the time of registration. In both the options the difficulty level increases as the time progresses.
IELTS Writing Test
It also lasts for 60 minutes, and there are also two options like the reading test. The options are academic writing and general training writing. The students have to write a different style of writing such as essays, argument writing, amplification and précis writing.
IELTS Speaking Test
It may take place after one or two days of the test mentioned above. It consists of one to one interview with a specially trained examiner. The interview usually lasts for 11-14 minutes. The students are asked to speak on a certain topic or give answers to some questions.
The students must take very good preparation for getting a good score in IELTS examination. The universities and colleges in abroad consider more than five the IELTS score. The higher the score the better the opportunities will be. For the preparation of the exam, there are many online resources available on the internet which is free. One can also take help from the renowned training centers.