IELTS – the International English Language Testing System – is the world’s most popular English language test. It is developed by some of the world’s leading experts in language assessment and evaluates all of your English skills — reading, writing, listening and speaking.
The test reflects how you’ll use English to study, work and live in an English speaking environment. You can take the test at any of our official test centres across the world.
Study, work and live abroad
IELTS is accepted by more than 10,000 organisations in over 140 countries. Those organisations include governments, academic institutions and employers with 3,000 in the USA alone.
Get where you want to go
In most countries where English is the main language, you’ll need evidence of English language skills to apply for jobs and university courses.
Prove yourself at home
Proving your English language skills with an IELTS test can help you get a better job or a promotion in your home country.
Looking to emigrate?
Your IELTS test results will help you meet your immigration requirements. All immigration authorities that require an English language test will accept IELTS.