Know about IELTS

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an international standardized English language proficiency test for non-native English language speakers. IELTS is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for work, study, and migration. IELTS has had over 3 million test-takers in the past years. The results of IELTS are recognized by thousands of organizations including governments, educational institutions, employers, and professional associations all over the world. Your IELTS result is one step closer to your dream to study, work or migrate to Australia. 

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IELTS has 2 versions- the Academic and General Training. 


Why take IELTS with StudyNet

As we continue to monitor Covid-19 restrictions, we are operating in a restricted manner to ensure that all Covid-19 requirements are being met. Here are some of the changes to IELTS test arrangements advised by the World Health Organization. 

  • Sign a health declaration
  • All test takers and staff should wear a mask
  • Hand sanitizers readily available
  • Reduced group sizes for test-takers
  • Partitions in computer-delivered IELTS test rooms

StudyNet cares for your health and safety, which is why we abide by these health and safety protocols. We take pride in giving outstanding customer service to make sure our test takers have the safest experience when taking their IELTS test with us.

IELTS score scale

ScoreSkill levelDescription 
9 Expert user The test taker has fully operational command of the language. Their use of English is appropriate, accurate and fluent, and shows complete understanding.
8 Very Good user The test taker has fully operational command of the language with only occasional unsystematic inaccuracies and inappropriate usage. They may misunderstand some things in unfamiliar situations. They handle complex and detailed argumentation well.
7 Good user The test taker has operational command of the language, though with occasional inaccuracies, inappropriate usage and misunderstandings in some situations. They generally handle complex language well and understand detailed reasoning.
6 Competent user The test taker has an effective command of the language despite some inaccuracies, inappropriate usage and misunderstandings. They can use and understand fairly complex language, particularly in familiar situations.
5 Modest user The test taker has a partial command of the language and copes with overall meaning in most situations, although they are likely to make many mistakes. They should be able to handle basic communication in their own field.
4 Limited user The test taker's basic competence is limited to familiar situations. They frequently show problems in understanding and expression. They are not able to use complex language.
3 Extremely limited user The test taker conveys and understands only general meaning in very familiar situations. There are frequent breakdowns in communication.
2 Intermittent user The test taker has great difficulty understanding spoken and written English.
1 Non-user The test taker has no ability to use the language except a few isolated words.