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Stay informed with the latest news items and discover IELTS blogs to help you along with your preparation. Learn from our IELTS Experts, find updates on administrative changes to the IELTS test, catch up our latest events, upcoming conferences and new test venues.

Familiarise yourself with test types, take advantage of the free support tools on offer. And let our Experts help you get the IELTS score you need, from preparation advice to a breakdown of the test parts, what to expect on test day and everything in between. You will find resources to help you prepare for both the Academic and General Training tests.

Staying informed of what to expect on test day and putting the tips and advice here into practice will lead to IELTS success!

31 May 2022

IELTS Speaking Test: Test Format & Tips

The IELTS test consists of four parts which are - speaking, listening, reading and writing.

25 Apr 2022

IELTS Listening Test: Test Format & Tips

The Listening section is the exact same for both versions of IELTS (Academic and General Training). There are a total of four parts. You will hear the recording only once and a variety of voices and native-speaker accents are used.

09 Mar 2022

How to prepare for IELTS Reading Test?

As we already know, the International English Language Testing System, or IELTS, is an international standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers.

16 Feb 2022

What to expect on test day?

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is designed to evaluate the language skills of people who want to study or work where English is the language of communication.

02 Feb 2022

What is a band score?

Your performance on test day in each language skill which make up the four sections of the test – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking

20 Jan 2022

How to book your IELTS test?

Booking your IELTS in this age of technology is pretty easy and can be done both online and offline. In addition to directly booking the test through the IELTS website

11 Jan 2022

What is the format of IELTS exam?

It’s for candidates wishing to study at undergraduate or postgraduate levels, and for those seeking professional registration.

16 Dec 2021

Prepare for IELTS with these 6 easy steps

Have you been planning to take your IELTS test and don’t know where to start from? Here are 6 easy steps that’ll help you start off right with your preparations.

03 Dec 2021

Why take IELTS with IDP?

IDP is an international educational services industry mogul. Our experience of 50 years in the industry enables us to help you guide better with your goal to study abroad.

23 Mar 2021

IELTS Academic vs IELTS General Training

Format remains the same but meant for different needs of test takers. Know the difference.

15 Mar 2021

How does IELTS on computer work?

Faster results and more test dates. Content, format and questions remain the same. Explore.

10 Mar 2021

How is IELTS score calculated?

Understand the IELTS scoring system. Simplified for you with examples.

25 Jan 2021

IELTS on computer – myth vs. truth

It’s good to clear your doubts. Myths about IELTS on computer busted.

10 Jan 2021

Tips to improve IELTS Listening score

Pump up your band by these simple tips to improve your Listening skills.

08 Jan 2021

Why choose IELTS?

There is more than one reason! Read up how IELTS can change your life.