IELTS is the high-stakes English test that is trusted by universities, governments and businesses around the world.
It tests the language skills of individuals who want to study or work where English is used as a language of communication.
It uses a nine-band scale to identify skill levels, from non-user (band score 1) through to expert (band score 9).
Two types of the IELTS test
There are two types of the IELTS test: IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training.