What is IELTS?

The IELTS test is an exam given by both those who want to study and work abroad. In this article we will give you general information about this exam.

There are two types of IELTS exams: IELTS Academic and IELTS General. Those who want to study abroad take the IELTS Academic exam, IELTS general exam is for living and working in foreign countries (Canada, UK and etc.). For example, if you want to go to work in Canada, you must take the IELTS General exam, and if you want to study, you must take the IELTS Academic exam.

IELTS sections
The IELTS exam consists of 4 sections: Reading, Listening, Writing, Speaking.

IELTS paper or computer?
The exam is on paper, not on the computer. In the conversation section, a real teacher takes an exam from you.

IELTS test results
The IELTS test is rated between 0-9 points in each of the 4 sections. The average value of these sections is also found. To find the average score, the scores for each section are summed and divided by 4. Which score the universities require depends on the university and the faculty. Typically 6.0 is required for technical studies such as engineering and computer science. Studying in Law faculty usually requires 7.0 and more score.

The cost of the IELTS exam
The cost of the IELTS exam is always variable. The cost of this exam in Azerbaijan in 2018 was 300 manat. You can get more detailed information about the price of the exam and the venue by choosing your location from the website https://www.ielts.org/book-a-test/find-a-test-location.