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What is IELTS?


IELTS FULL FORM
  - International English Language Testing System.

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a standardized and widely recognized English language assessment test for international education and global migration. It evaluates the English language proficiency of non-native English speakers, who wish to study in or migrate to countries, where English is the language of communication.


Established in 1989, IELTS is the world's most popular English language test. This language assessment test is developed by some of the world's leading language experts. It is designed to evaluate your English skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking and your effectiveness in using the language to study, work and live in an English-speaking country.

What is the importance of IELTS Exam?

IELTS is one of the most trusted English language tests across the globe with more than 10,000 organizations recognizing it internationally. The IELTS certification is recognized by the UK, USA, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, Europe and 140 more countries across the globe. The certification is accepted by academic institutions, companies, professional bodies and government organizations. The test is considered the standard for English language testing and their certification is recognized for both academic and immigration purposes. This test assesses the English language skills of a candidate by testing their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Tests are available throughout the year in more than 1600 centers in over 140 countries.

Types of IELTS exam

There are three types of IELTS Exam:

  • IELTS Academic Test
  • IELTS General Test
  • IELTS for UKVI

IELTS Academic Test

The IELTS Academic Test is an assessment to test if your English language skills meet international academic proficiency. This test is best suited for international students who wish to pursue their undergraduate or postgraduate degrees in an English-speaking environment and for those planning to move for professional registration.

IELTS General Test

The IELTS General Test is an assessment to test whether you possess adequate language skills for the workplace and social situations. People migrating to Australia, Canada and the UK, those applying for secondary training programs and work experience in any English-speaking environment can opt for IELTS General test format.

IELTS for UKVI

IELTS for UKVI is the same as IELTS. The IELTS for UKVI is a government-approved Secure English Language Test (SLET). Students who need to prove their English language abilities for the UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) application purposes can opt for IELTS UKVI test format. 

IELTS TEST TYPES / IELTS TEST FORMAT

The IELTS exam can be taken online (Computer-delivered IELTS) and offline (IELTS paper-based test). The exam format for both modes is the same. The listening and speaking sections are the same for both academic and general, while the writing and reading sections differ slightly. 

IELTS Test Centres in Indonesia

SN IELTS Tets Centres in Indonesia Address
1 Jakarta British Council office, Office 8 building, 9th floor, Jl. Senopati 8 Jakarta Selatan 12190
2 Yogyakarta Center for International Language and Cultural Studies (CILACS) - Universitas Islam Indonesia, Jl. Demangan Baru No. 24, Caturtunggal, Depok, Sleman, Special Region of Yogyakarta, 55281
3 Padang UPT Bahasa Universitas Negeri Padang, Gedung Rektorat Bagonjong (Rektorat lama), 1st floor, Kampus UNP. Jl. Prof. Dr. Hamka, Air Tawar Barat, Padang Utara, Kota Padang, Sumatera Barat, 25131

IELTS Test Dates in Indonesia

IELTS Date in Indonesia Module (Academic and General Training tests) Jakarta
29 September 2021 AC & GT British Council office
30 September 2021 AC & GT British Council office
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IELTS Date in Indonesia Module (Academic and General Training tests) Venue - Yogyakarta
18 September 2021 AC & GT Cilacs UII
25 September 2021 AC & GT Cilacs UII
2 October 2021 AC & GT Cilacs UII
8 October 2021 AC & GT Cilacs UII
15 October 2021 AC & GT Cilacs UII
21 October 2021 AC & GT Cilacs UII
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30 October 2021 AC & GT Cilacs UII
4 November 2021 AC & GT Cilacs UII
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27 November 2021 AC & GT Cilacs UII
2 December 2021 AC & GT Cilacs UII
11 December 2021 AC & GT Cilacs UII
16 December 2021 AC & GT Cilacs UII
18 December 2021 AC & GT Cilacs UII
21 December 2021 AC & GT Cilacs UII
23 December 2021 AC & GT Cilacs UII


IELTS Date in Indonesia Module (Academic and General Training tests) Venue - Padang
25 September 2021 AC & GT UPT Bahasa Universitas Negeri Padang
9 October 2021 AC & GT UPT Bahasa Universitas Negeri Padang
30 October 2021 AC & GT UPT Bahasa Universitas Negeri Padang
6 November 2021 AC & GT UPT Bahasa Universitas Negeri Padang
20 November 2021 AC & GT UPT Bahasa Universitas Negeri Padang
4 December 2021 AC & GT UPT Bahasa Universitas Negeri Padang
18 December 2021 AC & GT UPT Bahasa Universitas Negeri Padang

IELTS Exam FEE in Indonesia

IETLS Exam Fee for each test type IELTS Exam Fee in Indonesia
IELTS Academic - in the centre (paper or computer) Rp 2,900,000
IELTS General Training - in centre (paper or computer) Rp 2,900,000
IELTS Academic for UKVI - in center (paper or computer) Rp 3,317,000
IELTS General Training for UKVI - in centre (paper or computer) Rp 3,317,000
IELTS Life Skills - in centre (A1 and B1) Rp 2,700,000

HOW TO REGISTER FOR THE IELTS EXAMINATION?

You can register for the IELTS examination either online or offline.

Steps to register for your IELTS examination online:

Step 1: Visit the official British Council IELTS registration page

Step 2: Register an account with the British council’s IELTS registration page

Step 3: Choose your nearest test centre.

Step 4: Register for your test and make the payment to Nabil bank.

Steps to register for the IELTS examination in-person:

Step 1: Application form for the registration is given by AECC Global.

Step 2: Fill in all the necessary details carefully

Step 3: Submit your application in-person at the AECC Global office-Test Prep Department.

Step 4: Pay the IELTS Exam Fee through mobile banking/e-sewa/Khalti or hand cash.

During your registration, ensure that you have your passport handy as you need a passport number at the time of registration. You must also make sure to take your passport with you on the day of your examination. 

IELTS Exam Cancellation Fees:

  • If a candidate cancels their IELTS application more than 14 days before the test date, the candidate will receive a 75% refund of the total IELTS exam fee.
  • If a candidate cancels their IELTS application within 14 days, the candidate will receive a 50% refund of the total IELTS exam fee.
  • If a candidate cancels their IELTS application within 2 days before the actual test date, the candidate will receive a 25% refund of the total IELTS exam fee.
  • If the candidate cancels the test on the day of the test or after the test, no refund will be provided. 


 

IELTS Reschedule Fees

If a candidate wishes to change their test date, they can request to reschedule their exam date at least five weeks ahead of the previously booked test. The rescheduled date must be within three months of the original test date. For the process of rescheduling, the candidate will have to pay an administrative charge inclusive of all taxes.

TOEFL VS. IELTS

Here are a few differences between IELTS and TOEFL you must know before you take the examination:
  • IELTS VS. TOEFL - Which is easier?

Most candidates have often felt that the preparation for TOEFL was harder than the IELTS exam preparation.

  • TOEFL VS. IELTS - Which is widely accepted?

The IELTS certification is widely recognized in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand, while TOEFL is popular in the US and Canada.

TOEFL vs IELTS - Score Comparison

TOEFL Score
IELTS Band
0-31
0-4
32-34
4.5
35-45
5
46-59
5.5
60-78
6
79-93
6.5
94-101
7
102-109
7.5
110-11
8
115-117
8.5
118-120
9

Detailed Information About IELTS Exam

Exam Name
IELTS
IELTS Full-form
International English Language Testing System 
Why take the IELTS exam?
English language proficiency test of non-native English speakers, who wish to study or migrate to countries, where English is the language of communication. 
Where is the IELTS certification recognised?
The IELTS exam score is recognised in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada and 140 more countries. 
Types of IELTS exam:
There are two categories under IELTS: IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training. 
Who conducts IELTS
British Council
Mode of Exam Type
Computer-based (online) and Paper
IELTS Registration Fees 
Rp 2,900,000
IELTS Band Score Range
1 to 9
IELTS Scholarship
Yes
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