IELTS is are two formats. Academic and General Training. Academic assesses whether a candidate is ready to study in the medium of English at an postgraduate courses. General Training Module emphasizes language skills in workplace contexts.
About IELTS The International English Language Testing System is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study or work where English is the language of communication. IELTS is jointly managed by University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL), British Council and IDP. IELTS conforms to the highest international standards of language assessment. It covers the four language skills- listening, writing, reading and speaking.
IELTS is recognized by universities and employers in many countries including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. It is also recognized by professional bodies, immigration authorities and other government agencies.
IELTS exam is designed to assess all four modules that is speaking, writing, reading and listening. The all four modules are well organized in way that it can test someone's ability to use English in daily course of action in English Speaking countries.
IELTS is designed to measure English language skills at all levels. There is no pass or fail in IELTS. Results are based on individual performance and are reported as band score on a scale from 1-9. Your score in the IELTS will be on a band of 0 to 9.