Everything about IELTS General Test

Why is IELTS General test required? 

Who requires to take IELTS general test?

What is IELTS general test?

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) General is taken by candidates who need to provide an evidence of their English proficiency to work or migrate to primarily English speaking countries like UK, Canada, Australia, New-Zealand and many other. IELTS General may also be required from certain candidates who are seeking secondary education or training programs in primarily English Speaking countries. Every country may have varied IELTS score requirements depending on the nature of job or according to the VISA requirement.

How to prepare for IELTS General?

Grad-Dreams provides excellent training to prepare candidates for the IELTS general test. The fact that IELTS General assesses the candidate’s ability to communicate in an everyday social context is considered while training the candidate, thus giving emphasis to extensive practise. Comprehensive Content, advanced resources, adequate practise to train the candidate on the individual skills of Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking ensures that the candidate can achieve the desired IELTS General score.

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How much time is required to prepare for IELTS General test?

A candidate with average or above average English skill can be trained for General IELTS in 2-3 weeks depending on their level of English.

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What should be the score in IELTS General for immigration?

The IELTS General score depends on the VISA requirement and the requirement of the institute or organisation where you plan to work, undergo training or study. Usually most of the immigration requirements accept a score of 6.5 and above. Though some special job profiles or professional practise requiring higher level of communication would require an IELTS higher than 7. Some VISA or job requirements need the candidate to have a certain band for particular skills with slightly lesser overall band. Please check the Visa Requirements for your job profile and verify the same with the organisation you plan to work with.

Which professional sectors or industries require IELTS General?

Professional authorities, regulatory or registration bodies for certain sectors especially health care have stringent IELTS requirements such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and nursing. Other crucial professional sectors for which meeting the expected IELTS score requirement is mandatory are law, veterinary practise, accounting, engineering, finance, tourism, mass communication, government and hospitality.

What is the format of the IELTS General Test.?

The IELTS General and IELTS Academic have a same Listening and Speaking test.

The IELTS General and IELTS Academic have different Reading and Writing Test.

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How to register for IELTS General?

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