Choice Overseas

IELTS i.e. International English Language Testing System is a standardized English proficiency test. It assesses English Language skills in the areas of listening, reading, writing and speaking. It is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP- Australia and University of Cambridge ESOL EXAMINATIONS. IELTS has two types of modules – Academic and General Training. Academic Module is required to be given by students who plan to study at undergraduate or postgraduate levels. While, General Training Module is generally a prerequisite for the people who either want to pursue vocational studies or plan to immigrate.


Section No.SectionsQuestionsTime
1Listing40 questions40 minutes
3Academic Module3 passages ( 40 questions)60 minutes
4General Module3 sections (40 questions)60 minutes
6Academic Module2 tasks (Diagram Prompt/Argument Prompt)60 minutes
7General Module2 tasks (Letter Prompt/Essay Prompt)60 minutes
8Speaking3 parts11 - 15 minutes


IELTS is graded on a scale of 0 – 9, known as Band Scale. Generally, a score of at least 6 bands for UG & 6.5 bands for PG is required in each section. The result is available in 15 working days.


  • Australia
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • The United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Singapore
  • Dubai Malaysia


Score Validity : 2 years
Registration Mode : Telephone / Mail/ Online
Mode of payment : Demand Draft/Credit card / Cash
Official Website :
Test Administration Frequency : 3-4 times a month
Test Repetition Policy : Next available date

Registration fee: 15,500/-
Rescheduling fee: 3,300/-


British Council (Mumbai): The British Deputy High Commission, British Council Division, 901, 9th Floor, Tower 1, 841, Synaptic Bapat Marg, Elphinstone Road, Mumbai – 400013 Tel – (022) – 67486748

IDP Australia (Mumbai): TIDP Australia, Express Building, 1st Floor, Opp. Churchgate Railway Station, Churchgate, Mumbai 400020. India. Tel : 022-22026505 Fax : 022-22042686