Is there an age limit to give IELTS?

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The exam council recommends this test for anyone above the age of 16. There is no upper age limit for the examination. The IELTS examination is open to all with no discrimination for age groups, gender, race, or nationality.

What is the age criteria for IELTS?

Minimum Age Requirement for Taking the IELTS Exam

The IELTS exam requires a minimum age of 16 years. The IELTS exam is applicable to anybody over the age of 16, regardless of nationality or background.

Can under 18 take IELTS?

In order for any under 18s to take the test, we require your written consent. (If you are minor, please ask your parent/legal guardian to read all information provided and sign the consent below.)

Who is eligible to take IELTS?

IELTS Eligibility

IELTS can be taken by anyone irrespective of age, gender, race, nationality, or religion, however, the IELTS test is not recommended for those under 16 years of age.

Is IELTS exam difficult?

The world's leading test of English language proficiency, IELTS is not difficult in itself. In less than 3 hours, it assesses your abilities in listening, reading, writing and speaking.

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Is IELTS valid for 3 years now?

The IELTS is valid up to 2 years from the date of the exam. The result date will not play any role in the validity of IELTS.

Can a 14 year old give IELTS?

According to the official IELTS exam website, and I am paraphrasing here, the IELTS exam can be taken by anyone in the world, irrespective of their nationality, gender, age, race, or religion; however, it is not recommended for persons under 16 years of age.

Can a 15 year old write IELTS?

Eligible Age: IELTS is made available worldwide to all persons, regardless of age, gender, race, nationality or religion but it is not recommended to persons under 16 years of age.

Can a 17 year old do IELTS?

Anyone can take the IELTS test irrespective of age, gender, race, nationality, or religion, however, the IELTS test is not recommended for those below 16 years of age.

Do I need IELTS if I speak English?

Native English speaking individuals, seeking a visa to enter English-speaking countries are required to take and pass the IELTS test.

What is pass mark in IELTS?

There is no pass or fail score in IELTS. Your test results are reported in band scores from 1.0, the lowest, to 9.0, the highest, in half band increments. You will receive an overall band score, as well as individual band scores for each test section - Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.

In which month IELTS exam is easy?

Which month of the IELTS exam is easy? The questions for the exam tend to change every few months. So, there is no definitive answer to which month would be the easiest. However, it is advisable that candidates retake the exam only after a few months, with thorough preparation to score better.

Can kids IELTS?

IELTS Speaking

It is all informal, friendly and chatty. This means you use all kinds of language in your speaking test. You can use children and kids. You can use teens and teenagers.

Can a child take IELTS?

Candidates under the age of 18 will have to provide the written consent by a parent or guardian in order to apply for a test place. Please note that IELTS is not recommended for test takers under the age of 16.

Can a 13 year old give IELTS?

According to the official terms and conditions for IELTS test registration: IELTS is made available worldwide to all persons, regardless of age, gender, race, nationality or religion but it is not recommended to persons under 16 years of age.

Can we do IELTS before 18 years?

IELTS can be attempted by any candidate worldwide regardless of their nationality, gender, race, religion or age. There is no upper age limit to appear in the test. However, it is not recommended to be taken by any person under the age of 16 years at the time of the test.

Can I do IELTS after 10th?

Yes, one can take the IELTS test after 10th class as well to study abroad. With the number of IELTS tests grew to a record of 3.5 million in the year 2018, it has become a leader in the area of international higher education. It is accepted in 100% of universities in the UK and Australia.

Is passport required for IELTS?

6. No Passport, No Test Policy: All candidates must bring their original valid passport, a copy of which was submitted with the application, to the speaking test and listening, reading and writing test. If the candidate does not bring their original passport on the test day, they will be refused entry to the test.

Is 6.5 A good score in IELTS?

Ans. The score band of 6.5 is considered as competent and is borderline B2/C1 as per statistics and the institution's standards. For IELTS, a band score of 7.5 is acceptable or recommended. It all comes down to whether 6.5 is a good enough score to pass the IELTS exam.

How many times can I take IELTS?

You may take the IELTS test as many times as you like. You can use the result of the test you prefer. However, as the IELTS centre, we strongly recommend you do additional study before taking the test again. You can also improve your skills by using the IELTS Official Free Practice Materials and Preparation Book.

Is there any change in IELTS exam in 2021?

IDP has entered into an agreement with the British Council that will see all IELTS tests in India delivered by IDP from 25 July 2021. There are no changes to the test content, structure, or security and marking standards.

Why do IELTS expire?

IELTS Validity extended to 3 Years. The results of the English language test of IELTS is valid for a two year period for Australian General Skilled Migration(GSM) applications. The IELST expires after 2 years. The reason for the 'expiry' of your English language competence after just 2years is largely economic.

Do you like kids IELTS?

Yes, I truly love to play with kids, as it allows me to vicariously relive my happy childhood memories through the eyes of my daughter and her friends. In fact, I just took her and two of her friends to the waterpark near our home and we had great fun.

What is IELTS full form?

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is designed to help you work, study or migrate to a country where English is the native language. This includes countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and USA.