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About IELTS Test

IELTS, International English Language Testing System, assesses English proficiency of candidates who want to study or work where English is used as a language of communication and instruction. IELTS is managed by three reputable, international organizations - British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL). IELTS™ is accepted by Universities and training programs in Australia, UK, New Zealand and Canada.

IELTS™ is conducted in India by IDP and British Council.

For detailed information about IELTS™, please refer to the official website of IELTS™

Which IELTS is right for me?

IELTS has two formats of the test – Academic and General training. 

  • Academic Training – Institutions of Higher and Further Education

The Academic test is for those who wish to study or train in an English-speaking university or Institutions of Higher and further education.

  • General Training – for school, work or migration

The General Training test is for those who wish to work or to do training programs, secondary school or migrate to an English-speaking country. 

It should be noted that certain professions require an Academic test result for registration and migration purposes. Contact the organisation or institution to which you are applying to find out what it requires

All candidates take the same Listening and Speaking tests but different Reading and Writing tests

Test Format

The IELTS™ tests all four language skills that are important for effective communication: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. The structure of the IELTS™ is as follows: 

Reading section has 3 passages and 40 items (questions). Each item is worth one mark.


Academic Reading test includes three long reading passages, of increasing difficulty, on topics of general. The passages are taken from magazines, journals, books and newspapers.


General Reading test includes four or five shorter paragraphs to read containing texts taken from notices, advertisements, leaflets, newspapers, instruction manuals, books and magazines.


(60 minutes) (Scoring scale: 0-9 bands)

In this 14-minute section, is usually a conversation about you, your life, your aspirations, your studies and your town. You should be ready to talk on these subjects.

In addition, the examiner will show you a card with an argument and you will have to that. Use simple words and expressions.

This is to test your ability to communicate what you think. Your accent, pronunciation, etc are not all that important. What is more important is your understanding of what the examiner says and your ability to communicate clearly and effectively. The conversation usually lasts 15-20 minutes and will be recorded


(11-14 minutes) (Scoring scale: 0-9 bands)

Writing section consists of 2 tasks (Writing Task 1 and Writing Task 2) and candidates must answer BOTH tasks.


Academic Writing

The academic writing test consists of two writing tasks.

The first writing task will be a 150-word text describing data in a graph or table, or describing a process in a chart.

The second writing task will be a 250-word essay where candidates are asked to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem. 


General Writing

The general writing test consists of two tasks.

Task 1 – the candidate is presented with a situation and asked to write a letter requesting information, or explaining the situation. The letter may be informal, semi-formal or formal in style.

Task 2 – the candidate will be asked to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem. The essay can be fairly personal in style.


(60 minutes) (Scoring scale: 0-9 bands)

Listening section has four sections, each with 10 items (or questions). Each item is worth one mark.


(40 minutes) (Scoring scale: 0-9 bands)

Course Details

What we offer?

Success Learning Center offers the opportunity for students to take classes and make progress toward their academic, professional, and personal goals.

Our online IELTS test preparation program will teach you how to master all concepts tested on the exam by following our proven test-taking strategies and sharpening the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.


Who Should Attend?

Students interested in making the transition from schools in their home country to college preparatory study or work where English is the language of communication and instruction will find the SLC’s program ideally suited to their needs. 


Candidate Placement
Since students generally vary in their English proficiency, SLC will administer a test for each student to determine their entry level for language study. Counseling and working closely with instructors help to determine the level of challenge for which the student is prepared, and the degree of personal guidance and support that is warranted.

Courses offered

SLC Online IELTS training classes offer IELTS test preparation courses in two structures:

Regular Structure (Group):

IELTS™ course is three months in duration. Classes are held once a week and each class is two hours of duration

One-on-One Program

- One-on-One class is for students who need flexible hours and special attention. Students with weak basics will benefit the most.

- Special Attention.

- Flexible Timings.

  • Interactive online classes with proven test taking strategies and focused content coverage designed to ensure a good score.

  • IELTS Practice tests.

  • Instructors who are experts on the IELTS.

  • Six months access to the recorded classes even after course completion.

  • May join new batch session in progress even after course completion for six months

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