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Top 7 reasons why you should choose IELTS!

by IDP IELTS India Last Updated: 16 August, 2023

If you're looking to prove your English language proficiency, the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) stands out as a popular choice. With its global recognition, the IELTS opens doors to numerous opportunities in education, employment, and migration. Whether you aspire to study abroad, enhance your career prospects, or start an exciting journey of personal growth, the IELTS offers a pathway to success. In this blog, we will explore the top seven reasons why you should choose the IELTS, highlighting its advantages and the transformative impact it can have on your life. Get ready to discover the compelling benefits that make IELTS the test of choice for millions of individuals worldwide.

Top 7 reasons why you should take IELTS?

1. IELTS for study, work and immigration

Yes, that’s true. There are different types of IELTS tests designed to cater to your specific needs.

  • IELTS Academic is designed to help those who want to move to an English speaking country to pursue an undergraduate (or higher) course or looking for a professional career like a doctor, lawyer, etc.
  • IELTS General Training is meant for those students who want to apply for higher education, candidates who seek employment abroad or those wanting to immigrate to other countries like Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK
  • IELTS UKVI is a special test designed for candidates planning to move to the UK
2. Recognised and accepted worldwide

IELTS scores are accepted everywhere! Given IELTS is recognised by more than 11,500 organisations across the world, it is the most sought-after English language proficiency test due to its wider acceptance. Not only that, it is accepted across 140 countries and over 3,400 institutions (in the U.S. alone) accept IELTS scores.

3. More choices in test types

While booking your test, you now have a choice between paper-based IELTS and computer-delivered IELTS. While the test format, content and difficulty level are exactly the same, it is only a matter of choice which medium you are more comfortable with. computer-delivered IELTS comes with no additional cost but offers a wider choice of test dates – upto 7 days a week and up to 3 times a day.

4. Faster results

IELTS also offers speedy results with paper-based IELTS in just 13 days and computer-delivered IELTS results within just 3-5 days.

5. Accuracy

The IELTS prioritises accuracy in measuring your English language proficiency. Rigorous development and evaluation processes ensure reliable and precise assessment, reflecting your abilities. Meticulously constructed test questions and standardised scoring criteria provide an objective and trustworthy evaluation. With the IELTS, you can have confidence in the precision and reliability of your results, supporting informed decisions for education and career advancement.

6. Expert support and free resources

When you choose the IELTS, you gain access to a wealth of expert support and free resources to aid you in your preparation. The IELTS understands the importance of providing test-takers with the necessary tools to succeed. You can benefit from study materials, practice tests, and sample questions specifically designed to familiarise you with the test format and improve your performance. Additionally, there are numerous online platforms, official websites, and forums where you can find valuable guidance and tips from experienced instructors and fellow test-takers. Whether you prefer self-study or guided preparation, the IELTS offers a range of free resources to support your journey and enhance your chances of achieving your desired score.

7. Governed by trusted bodies

IELTS is jointly owned by IDP, Cambridge Assessment English and British Council. All three bodies are trusted organisations and are known to provide academic excellence and cultural understanding.