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IELTS can now be taken on computer

For almost 30 years, IELTS (The International English Language Testing System) has been a paper-based English test that people like you have used to achieve their work, study and migration dreams. You’ve had the choice of 50 test locations, 48 test days per year, for both, the Academic and General Training test formats.

But you asked for more choices – and we’ve listened. Introducing computer-delivered IELTS: the same IELTS test you know, delivered via computer, with more test dates and results within 5-7 days.

Where can I take computer-delivered IELTS?

Computer-delivered IELTS is now available across multiple location in India. With this, test takers can now choose from multiple test dates, available up to 7 days a week and thrice a day. The fee for computer-delivered IELTS remains the same as for paper-based IELTS i.e. INR 12,650, which will be revised to INR 13,250 from April 1st, 2019 onwards. You’ll still be able to take the paper-based IELTS, if you prefer.

A walkthrough of IDP’s Computer-delivered IELTS Test Centres

Things have changed for good – IELTS can now be taken on computer and if you’re wondering how your test environment be like now, here’s a sneak peek into our centre at Nehru Place, New Delhi.

Watch this video to know all about your test environment when you opt for computer-delivered IELTS in Chandigarh. Our test centre is located in Sector 17A and is well-equipped with high quality systems to offer you a hassle-free experience.

Computer- delivered IELTS test format

The IELTS test is offered in two formats - IELTS Academic and General Training. Unlike other providers, the IELTS General Training test is the only non-academic test available for migration to Australia, New Zealand, Canada, The United Kingdom and The USA. Good news is, now you can choose how you take your test.

How is computer-delivered IELTS different?

We have only one aim at heart – make it convenient for you! If you opt for the computer-delivered IELTS test, you will take the Listening, Reading and Writing components using a desktop computer. All aspects of the test are identical to the paper-based IELTS test, including:

  • Question types
  • Content
  • Timings
  • Marking

Computer - delivered IELTS Speaking test

Want to know the best news of all? The IELTS Speaking test remains the same as always – face-to-face, in a quiet room, with a real, human examiner. We believe a face-to-face Speaking test is the most effective way of assessing your speaking skills and prompts a more lifelike performance.

Why one-on-one IELTS Speaking test is better

  • Private Speaking test rooms, free from noise and distraction
  • We can repeat and rephrase a question for you
  • We can match your pace and level of English
  • We won’t ‘time out’ on you
  • We hear your accent
  • We understand your strengths better than a computer

More test availability and faster results

Faster results

When you take computer-delivered IELTS, your test result will be available within 5-7 days. The Writing and Speaking components will continue to be marked by IELTS examiners to ensure the highest level of accuracy and fairness.

More test availability

Computer-delivered testing allows us to increase the number of test dates (with paper-based and computer-delivered) each week, offering you more flexibility with test dates and times. You can choose your own dates and time slots.