The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is broadly recognized as a dependable means of assessing the language ability of candidates who wish to study or work where English language is used for communication purpose.
The IELTS is owned by three partners:
==> The Cambridge University ESOL Exams
==> British Council
==> Education Australia
Listening and speaking modules are the same for all the candidates. However, there is a choice of reading and writing modules according to whether a candidate is taking the Academic or General training.
Academic test is meant for the candidates taking the test for entry to undergraduate or postgraduate studies or for professional reasons; Whereas, General training is meant for taking the test for entry to vocational admission to secondary schools; Moreover, for immigration purpose.