IELTS International Partnership

More than 9000 institutions and organizations worldwide accept IELTS results. These include universities, colleges, professional registration bodies, employers, and governments. You have a choice of two versions of the IELTS exam, the IELTS Academic exam and IELTS General Training exam.

IELTS is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment. Benefiting from the shared expertise of these three global partners, IELTS combines the world-renowned language and research expertise of Cambridge ESOL and the test delivery, security and examination expertise of the British Council and IDP: IELTS Australia.

Test questions are developed by ESL specialists in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the US, and are based on authentic materials sourced from all over the world.

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