You're planning to apply for graduate studies. You want to be the best - go to the best school, get the best grade, and enter the world of work knowing you are equipped to make the most of your chosen career. Faced with this often bewildering array of choices, you can be confident that there is one decision that is easy to make - IELTS is the English language test to prepare you for your chosen path. More than one million people in 120 countries are now taking IELTS every year to access the best opportunities in study, career, and migration, making it the world?s leading international English language test.
So what makes IELTS so popular?
Global Recognition—for studying in the USA and more
Over 6,000 universities, colleges and faculties worldwide - including over 1,800 in the USA - want to see your IELTS score. If you are applying for admission to universities anywhere in the world, IELTS may be the only English language test you need. And it's recognized for immigration to Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the UK. Trust the test they trust.
It's easy to find out if your chosen university accepts IELTS. The unique IELTS Global Recognition System is an easily searchable database- accessible at www.ielts.org/usa- which lists the minimum IELTS scores universities, colleges, employers, and migration authorities in the United States and across the world are looking for. So you can prepare for your IELTS test knowing exactly what your preferred university wants from you.
Real-Life Speaking Skills
The face-to-face Speaking module of the test is attractive to both candidates and institutions. Many students and education institutions prefer IELTS as the face-to-face Speaking test reflects the real world context in which a candidate would most likely need to use their spoken English. In the Speaking test the candidate speaks to a trained and qualified examiner so the test is realistic and shows the ability to use English in a real conversation.
Where and When You Need It
It is easy to take an IELTS test. IELTS is available across 500 locations in over 120 countries and territories across the world. You can choose from up to 4 test dates every month.
Our highly trained test center staff are there to advise you on test preparation and answer any queries you may have about the test. Candidates can pay their test fee in local currency. Test results are available 13 days after the test and can be sent direct to institutions by post or electronically.
A wide range of practise materials to help you prepare for the test is available from our test centers, bookshops and online.
Test Results You Can Trust
You can trust IELTS to provide a true reflection of your English language skills. IELTS encourages, reflects and respects international diversity and is fair to anyone who takes the test, regardless of nationality, background, gender or lifestyle. International teams of writers contribute to IELTS test materials and we invest in on-going research to ensure that IELTS remains fair and unbiased – wherever and whenever you sit the test.
Register today for your IELTS test—the world is waiting.
More information about IELTS including global list of test centers is available on www.ielts.org/usa
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