The IELTS exam can be used by to gain extra language points, by sitting either the Academic or General paper, depending on the type of visa you need.
|10||Band Score 7s||Listening 8 + 7s|
|20||Band Score 8s||n/a|
IELTS is delivered in an extremely security conscious, controlled environment over a three hour period at the end of which time answer papers are collected for marking, and question papers shredded. After this morning session, 10am – 1pm, you will have your Speaking exam which takes not more than 15 minutes.
Your Listening and Reading scores are double marked by Clerical Markers and the number of correct answers used below to arrive at your Band Score.
|Correct Answers||22-24||25-28||29-31||32-34||35 –36||37 – 38||39 – 40|
|Academic||23 – 25||26 – 27||28 – 32||33 – 34||35 – 36||37 – 38||39 – 40|
|General||Av 30||Av 32||Av 34||35-36||37 -38||39||40|
IELTS results are available 13 days after the date of the exam.