Why accept IELTS?
IELTS is the world's most popular test for verifying English language ability. IELTS is backed by rigorous academic research, and has a well-earned reputation for fairness, reliability, and precise standards.
IELTS makes it easy for you to assess whether a candidate’s English language skills are sufficient for study at your institution. Results are given as an overall score on the IELTS scale, and scores for each test section (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking) are also detailed.
How IELTS compares to other tests
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Setting IELTS entry scores
IELTS makes it easy for you to set your own entry score and assess whether an applicant’s English language skills are sufficient for study at your institution.
Verifying IELTS results
Academic institutions that accept IELTS are given complimentary access to the IELTS Results Service. Secure, free, and simple to use, it helps to ensure the accuracy and validity of applications.
Join thousands of academic institutions across the globe who trust IELTS for their English language assessment.
See who accepts IELTS
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