Tag: IELTS Exam Pattern



IELTS is an English language exam which is necessary for the candidates who are willing to study or working in various countries where English is considered as main language of communication. Most popular countries where IELTS is considered to take university admissions are UK, Australia, New Zealand, USA, and Canada.

This IELTS exam mainly measures the ability of candidates to communicate in English language and gauges candidate’s language skills like listening, reading, speaking, and writing areas. IELTS exam is jointly owned and organized by IDP Education Australia, British Council, and Cambridge English Language Assessment.

With the number of IELTS tests conducted that gone to a record of 3.5 million in the year 2018;IELTS has become a pioneer in the area of international higher education. It is accepted in almost all universities in the UK and Australia. Also, it is accepted in more than 3,400 institutions in the US and 1000s of institutions in English speaking countries.


Exam Name International English

Language Testing System

Formerly known as IELTS
Conducted by British Council

and IDP Education Ltd

Official Website of IELTS https://www.ielts.org/
Also accepted in Canada and USA
Mode of Exam Online
IELTS Fee INR 14,000 
Score Range 1 to 9


The British Council India conducts IELTS conducts test at 38 locations across the country. Aspirants can register online from the official website of authority.

Step 1 : Visit official website and check for the closet IELTS center and look for test dates to find two choices that is convenience to you.

Step 2 : Take a printout of IELTS 2021 Application Form. Please make sure that you have a valid postal address and used the same name as specified in your passport. Attach two passport size photographs as per the specification.

Step 3 : Take your IELTS application into your scheduled test center with applicable fee.

Step 4 : Once you have registered successfully, the exam center will confirm your IELTS test date 2021, time and test center.


The exam pattern for IELTS 2021 exam consists of 4 sections in the Academic IELTS Test. Total time duration allotted to complete your exam is 2 hours 45 min (Depending upon exam center speaking test may conduct up to 7 days before or after the exam date).

Section Questions
Academic Reading 40 Questions
Listening 40 Questions
Academic Writing


Academic Reading 60 minutes
Listening 30 minutes
Academic Writing 60 minutes
Speaking 11 – 14 minutes


The test consists of 4 modules which are Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing.

In Reading modules, there are 3-4 passages of 700 words each, where students have to answer questions about main ideas, details, vocabulary, rhetorical purpose and overall ideas. 

Listening section includes 6 passages of 3-4 minutes in length. In this module, there are passages that include two student conversations and four academic lectures or discussions. Each conversation is heard only once. Each conversation will be associated with five questions, whereas each lecture with six. Questions in this section will be asked to determine the main ideas, important details, speaker purpose and attitude.  

Speaking: – Speaking section includes six tasks: two independent tasks and four independent tasks. In independent tasks, candidate has to answer opinion questions on familiar tasks. Candidates are judged on their ability to speak spontaneously and clearly.


No admit card will be given to the candidates earlier, rather, intimation about the exam will be sent on the registered email id. The candidates will have to carry their passport (in original and in photocopy) to the test center. The candidates will get their admit card at the exam center itself.


Once you finish off your test then you will get your results after 13 days in the form of a test report. You can also get your result through online or you can also get a preview by SMS alert.

The results will be posted to you by test center only. Check with your center if you can collect the results in person.Keep the test report form safe with you because you can’t get any replacements from authorities. The test center will send your results to 5 recognizing organizations free of charge, if you need.

IELTS Contact address

British Council : 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353, 


IDP Head Office : +91-124-4445999/ 1800-102-4544