The International English Language Testing System; IELTS is an English Proficiency Exam structured to measure one’s mastery of the standard English Language in four key areas for academic, immigration and work purposes. The IELTS certificate is very instructive in making academic and work decisions on applicants especially for countries like UK, the US, Canada, Australia and many others.
Types of the IELTS Exam
We are the first to structurally categorize the IELTS exam into types; though it has been available in various platforms but none has put the types of IELTS together the way we have done in this write up. And the reason for this is to help test takers and intending test takers to have a perfect understanding on the kind or type of ielts to choose when applying for the exam. See the types of ielts exam below;
#1-THE STANDARD IELTS
This is the commonly known IELTS exam that covers more than 150 countries and institutions put together. It is very clear from the online statistics available that about 80% to 85% of IELTS test takers actually go for this type of IELTS.
#2 – The IELTS UKVI (UK Visas)
This kind of IELTS exam is specifically meant for the Uk or and UK Visa related alone. As it stands today, only the United Kingdom accepts this IELTS to support your documents for school admissions or work related visas services. It is accepted by the UK visas as a proof of your English Proficiency
#3 – IELTS IDP
This is the Australia version of the IELTS exam, the IDP version of the IELTS is strategically meant for those who intend to work or study in Australia.