Beacon Education & Visa Services [BEACON] is a renowned preparation center in Nepal. IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System is an English language course which is managed and conducted jointly by British Council, IDP: Australia and the University of Cambridge in the UK. This test measures the candidates’ ability in four language skills i.e. Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking which is designed to for those who are planning to travel to English speaking country or have to live and work in English speaking environment.

IELTS is accepted by most of the British, American, Australian, Canadian, New Zealand and many more countries’ educational institutions i.e. college an universities for higher Education from abroad to get enrollment in to a college or university. It is also widely accepted by more than 10,000 academic institutions and companies worldwide for working and visa purposes. IELTS is one of the fastest growing test methods in the world which is run over 120 countries and increasing in number. This test is taken as the valid indicator to level the English ability of a candidate with his score.

IELTS Test Format – A test of all four language skills

IELTS is a test of your language skills in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. IELTS is available in two test formats: Academic or General Training. There are four parts – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. The total test time is 2 hours and 55 minutes. All test takers take the same Listening and Speaking tests but different Reading and Writing tests.

Listening, Reading and Writing must be completed on the same day, with no breaks in between them. The order in which these tests are taken may vary. The Speaking test will either be after a break on the same day as the other three tests, or up to a week before or after the other tests. This will depend on your test centre.

Among these four tests, Listening, Reading and Writing must be in one day but the Speaking test date may be either before these test or after the day of written test. But no need to worry, you will be informed by us or from test center such as IDP or British Council. Do not rely on information given by other parties.

Test Duration
30+10 minutes60 minutes60 minutes11-14 minutes