We offer a choice of how to take your test
We know how important it is for you to get a good result and we have developed three different options for taking your test so you feel relaxed and ready to do your best.
The tests are the same on paper, computer, or online, so choose whichever makes you feel more comfortable.
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We’ve been helping people to reach their potential for over 30 years
IELTS began offering English tests in 1989. Our tests are developed by experts and trusted all around the world.
This is why you can be confident that thousands of institutions trust our tests, with the list growing every year.
Our test questions are set and marked by real people
Our friendly examiners will help you to feel comfortable and relaxed so that you can do your best in the test.
We want to get you ready to have real conversations in English, and that’s why your English will be assessed by a real person and not a computer.
IELTS is based on a strong global partnership
IELTS is an international partnership of respected organisations, the British Council, Cambridge English and IDP Australia. Between them they have 250 years of experience in education and learning.