IELTS Exam Dates

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International English Language Testing System known as IELTS  is one of the world’s major recognised English language test and is widely approved as proof of English language proficiency by over 9,000 organizations worldwide.

IELTS Dates

Since IELTS is a very popular test, it is suggested that candidates should book the test seat before the registration deadline. Please note, once all the test places have been assigned and the session is full, you will not be able to get suitable IELTS exam date. Before that, here are some useful links about IELTS Exam:

IELTS Exam Syllabus IELTS Exam Pattern
IELTS Exam Dates IELTS Results

 

Candidates looking for IELTS exam date can read this article for the clarity, as everything related to it is mentioned in detail below.

How to find the IELTS Exam Date?

IELTS exam dates can be scheduled 4 times a month. You can choose your IELTS exam dates and convenient test centre on the IELTS website as well as the type of exam you want to take i.e IELTS Academic training or IELTS General Training. You will then see IELTS exam dates that are available according to you and click then fill the application form.

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Steps to Select IELTS Exam Dates and Location

Candidates who are looking to book their required test centre and IELTS exam Dates are required to do the following:

  • Visit the IDP/British Council official website and click on Register
  • Click on ‘Find Test Date’ and enter in the month city and module of choice
  • You will be then redirected to the IELTS Application: Check Test Availability page
  • Candidates are required to select the desired date and click Apply 

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There are 2 official bodies that conduct the IELTS Test in 78 locations. They are :

  1. The British Council with its presence in 40 locations.
  2. IDP Education with its branches in 37 cities.

If you still have a doubt then you should check this: Which test you should take: IELTS vs TOEFL vs PTE? 

Can I postpone IELTS exam date?

Yes, the IELTS exam date can be postponed or cancel. Candidate can postpone or cancel the exam through email. However, Cancellation or rescheduling cannot be done through the telephone.

  • You will receive a refund of less than 25% of the administrative fee If you postpone or cancel your IELTS exam date prior to 5 weeks of the test date.
  • Candidates cancelling the  IELTS exam date less than 5 weeks of the test date will not receive any refund.
  • Those who do not appear for the exam will also not receive any refund

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Do we get text/practice books when we book the IELTS exam date?

The aspirants can prepare for the exam through self-study or by attending coaching for the test. Those who wish to prepare themselves can prepare from best books and resources for IELTS. 

  • IELTS Exam date is arranged almost every week in different locations.
  • Last Registration time limit is 2 weeks before the IELTS exam date.
  • IELTS exam date is scheduled on Thursdays or Saturdays only.
  • British Council conducts IELTS Academic Test 48 days each year and IELTS General test is arranged 24 days per year.

This is certainly useful information for you: List of Best IELTS Preparation Books and Materials

Important Points regarding IELTS exam date are:

  • Candidate should register one month prior to secure your place on your preferred day at your chosen test centre
  • Both IDP IELTS and the British Council IELTS offer the test on 48-fixed IELTS exam dates each year. The schedule for the whole year is available on the website.

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