Why is IELTS the Most Favorite Language Test in the World?
IELTS is a well-known test of English proficiency and skills for studying abroad or getting a job abroad. There is hardly a person who doesn’t know about the IELTS test. It is the best way to check whether they can overcome the linguistic gap and communicate with people in foreign countries. Let’s have a look at why IELTS is the most favorite language in the world.
English is the second language for non-native English language speakers. Therefore if they want to get a migration, apply for a visa, admission to foreign universities, or get a job, they have to pass the most favorite English language test “IELTS test”. It is a standardized test to check the English language proficiency of non-native English language speakers.
The IELTS test is owned and managed by IDP Education Australia, the British Council, and Cambridge English Language Assessment and is accepted by institutes of Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and Australia. It is a golden chance to make an excellent career or gain a goal in education via foreign universities according to your hard work and intelligence. Another reason for its popularity is low fees in Pakistan.
IELTS Exam Fee in 2021
The IELTS exam fee in Pakistan criteria is different in different cities.
IELTS registration fees= Rs34, 800
Center change= Rs1000
IELTS life skills= Rs29, 300
Additional TRF (overseas) = Rs6500
Additional TRF (local) = Rs1000
EOR free= Rs17400
British council offers this test in 14 different locations in Pakistan, including Multan, Islamabad, Quetta, Karachi, and many others.
The exam fees 27000 for IELTS life skills (Karachi, Lahore, Multan, and Islamabad)
IELTS for UK visa and immigration = 34,800Rs
The test date depends on availability. You can check real-time availability on the British online registration system. In different cities, the test date is different.
IELTS Exam Test
It is a high-level test that is the same for all countries in terms of difficulty, scoring, examiner, and content but selection criteria are different. If you fail, then there is no chance of going abroad or getting a visa. Based on your performance in the test report form is issued that is acceptable by more than 10,000 organizations of the different fields in 40 countries all over the world. Therefore I advised you to take proper time for study and preparation. Many institutes offer the best test preparations. You can look for the reputed one for improvement of your skills. There are two types of IELTS test;
IELTS academic is to measure the English language proficiency for studying abroad.
IELTS general training test is for testing English proficiency for the workplace and social situations.
But for a UK visa application, you have to pass the IELTS test for a UK visa & immigration or academic or general training test.
IELTS Exam Format
It is for the testing of four basic language skills
Listening; 30- minute test of listening to four native English recordings and then answer
Reading; 60-minute test of 4- questions related to reading skills, including skimming, gist, main ideas, figuring out the writer’s attitude.
Writing; 60- minute test to complete two tasks and writing the topic related to the module of your interest.
Speaking; 11-14 minute test of speaking English to check your skills and test is recorded
Then the applicant is a judge based on the score he attains in these for the part. The nine-band scale is used for it. The marks obtained are set according to the band scale. Every country has a different passing score for selecting the candidate.
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