or people who are intending to study/work in countries where English is the language for communication. This test is conducted for measuring test takers' ability of communicating in English throughout all four language skills - reading, listening, writing and speaking.
IELTS score will be on a band of 0 to 9.
|8||Very Good User|
|3||Extremely Limited User|
|0||Did not attempt the test|
IELTS is jointly managed by University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations, British Council, and IDP: IELTS Australia.
This test has become mandatory test for students of various nationalities to get student visas to Australia, TOEFL is not accepted. All other study destinations require either TOEFL or IELTS.
However, IELTS is not accepted by most universities in USA, they accept TOEFL.