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IELTS Test Schedule
IELTS Test Schedule
Information about the IELTS Test
Information about the IELTS Test
The Four Main Components of the IELTS test
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Sreedhar Mandyam, Chief Master Trainer
Sreedhar Mandyam, Chief Master Trainer

What We Do

Great Nations is an organisation dedicated to training people in English language requirement for various courses like IELTS, PTE, TOEFL etc. We assist students who wish to study abroad to clear the requirement in these tests. We conduct dedicated classroom courses by committed faculty who will train the students to be confident enough to take these eligibility courses in English language.


The English Language Testing Service (ELTS), as IELTS was then known, was launched in 1980 by Cambridge English Language Assessment (then known as UCLES) and the British Council. It had an innovative format, which reflected changes in language learning and teaching.
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) measures the language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as a language of communication. It provides a base standard for the evaluation of an individuals English proficiency.
The IELTS Test is accepted by most English speaking speaking nations as a good standard for assessing an individual’s general English language skills. IELTS test results are used by organisations and universities in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA and Great Britain and other English speaking countries.
IELTS is recognised and trusted by individuals and organisations worldwide for its fairness, reliability and high quality standards. The IELTS test provides a valid and accurate assessment of the four core English language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking.
IELTS ensures that the delivery of the test is both consistent and secure through rigorous training and continual monitoring of test centres and examiners. The IELTS test is subject to very high quality controls, security procedures and integrity management practices
IELTS has placed many standard procedures which examiners are required to follow. This ensures that the assessment of the IELTS test results is consistent and trustworthy. IELTS is renowned for its consistency in assessing test results across almost every region in the world.

Information About The IELTS Test

IELTS Test Assessment Criteria

Amongst the four tests of IELTS, two tests, Writing and Speaking tests have the same assessment criteria. All the writing and speaking will be evaluated on the basis of four skills.

Meaning of Bands In IELTS Test Scores

The IELTS Score is given in 9 bands. Each band has a meaning and represents a level of comfort and knowledge about the English language in general.

Raw IELTS Test Scores To Bands

We detail the process by which your raw IELTS test scores will be converted to band scores. This helps test takers understand how many correct answers they need to achieve a particular band score.

Interpreting IELTS Test Results

Explanation of the format of your final test results after you attempt the IELTS test.

IELTS Test Score Validity Duration

The IELTS score is valid for a period of two years. So once you write the test and get a score and are satisfied with the score, that score will be valid for a period of two years.

IELTS Test Schedule In Hyderabad

IELTS Test is conducted about 4 times a month. This gives students great flexibility when attempting to obtain the band scores they need.

The Four Main Components Of The IELTS Test

Speaking Component

The Speaking test tests your ability to speak English fluently with another person. This test is conducted separately and not clubbed with the Listening, Reading and Writing Tests. This may be held any time seven days before or after the the other three tests.

Reading Component

The Reading test looks the the ability of the student to read an article on a subject, understand it and answer questions based on their understanding. There will be three Reading Passages provided to the student as a reading and comprehension test.

Writing Component

Writing test is the third in the series. This tests your ability to write in English about a given topic. You will be given two writing tasks. The first task will need you to write an essay on a topic in 150 words. The second task will need you to write about 250 words on a topic.

Listening Component

The listening component is aimed at testing the listening and understanding capabilities of students. The student is made to listen to a recording of a conversation, instructions etc and has to answer the questions pertaining to it.