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Test types

The world's leading tests to assess English language skills in listening, reading, writing, and speaking.

IELTS provides tests that assess English language skills in listening, reading, writing, and speaking. Our robust and securely managed tests assess English language competency, and we can work with you to help define the right entry levels for your needs.

IELTS Academic

Suited to candidates entering an academic environment; IELTS Academic is used by universities, higher education, and immigration bodies.

IELTS General Training

The IELTS General Training test assesses everyday language skills. It is used by professional associations, employers, immigration bodies, schools, and colleges.

UKVI and IELTS Life Skills

Designed for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) purposes, find out more about the IELTS Life Skills tests.

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Which test is right for your needs?

We want to make it easy for you to choose the right test for your organisation, to set your desired score, and to help identify quality applicants for your needs.

If you would like to find out how IELTS can help you, please get in touch. Our team will be happy to help.