Established in 1989 by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment it is an international standardized test. It is a testing system in order to check the proficiency of non-native English language speaker. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) helps non-native English speaker to improve their language skills and gain better understanding regarding English language.

IELTS is taken by the students who wants to pursue their studies or work in an English speaking country. IELTS is recognized in more than 100 countries and helps you with the process of applying visa. The total test time for IELTS is 2 hours 45 minutes and is conducted both offline (paper-based) and online (computer based).

IELTS evaluates the person’s abilities on reading, writing, listening and speaking. IELTS is not only necessary for a student who wants to pursue their studies abroad but also for the immigrants who wants to work and live in English-speaking environment. IELTS is available worldwide in more than 1,600 locations. The result for IELTS is reported on 9-band scale where 1 is the lowest and 9 is the highest score.

There are two types of IELTS: Academic and General Training, both on them focuses on different aspect that helps people who are non-native English speakers. Here listening and speaking is same for the both but for reading and writing the course is different. Depending on the context of their aim of giving IELTS the section differs from one another.

Academic Training focuses on the people who are going abroad for their higher studies, so the training emphasizes on academic language and tries to make you ready to begin your studies.
General Training is for the people who plan on going to the country where English is the way for communication. It can be either for migration or for work purpose. It helps prepares them for the language skills that they will require while working or training there.


Section No. of Question Time


Listening 4 sections (40 questions) Approximately 30 minutes of listening and additional 10 minutes to transfer answers from question booklet to answer sheet.


Reading 3 passages (40 questions)

Exactly 60 minutes including answer transfer time.


Writing 2 tasks

Exactly 60 minutes. Recommended 20 minutes for task 1 and 40 minutes for task 2.

4 Speaking 3 parts

11-14 minutes

Grading for IELTS is the average of the four components listening, reading, writing and speaking. The scores are between 0 to 9 where 0 is the lowest and 9 is the highest. Overall band score is the average score of all skills, and here are what each of them mean.

Band Score 0 : The candidate did not answer the question.

Band Score 1 : The candidate does not have the ability to use the language.

Band Score 2 : The candidate cannot understand the english language that is spoken or written properly and is familiar with few words only.

Band Score 3 : The candidate has difficulty making conversation and has limited knowlegde about the language.

Band Score 4 : They lack in using language that is complex and has limited use for the language.

Band Score 5 : They are able to have conversation if they are familiar with the field but are most likely to make mistakes while conversing.

Band Score 6 : They are able to have some command in their language despite making few errors. They are able to use language that is complex but only if it is familiar to them.

Band Score 7 : They have good command over the language and can hold conversations. Even tho there may be some mistakes in some situation that is not familiar to them, they are overall good user of the language.

Band Score 8 : They can understand complex words and are very good with conversations in the language, even tho they make make few mistakes in an unfamiliar environment.

Band Score 9 : They have great command over the language. They are fluent and can make conversations even using complex words even in an unfamiliar situation. They are accurate and have complete understanding of the language.

There are four IELTS paper based test dates in a month. It’s score is available online on 13th day of test date and the hard copy of result is provided on the 18th day of the test date. It’s score is valid for two years from the test date.


Why prepare IELTS with G&K?

We have been helping students reach their academic goal since 2019, we have experienced faculty members with years of experience who will help you prepare for IELTS. IELTS score is very important step in order to be accepted into prestigious universities, so preparing from one of the most authentic and credible institution will definitely benefit you.

We have small class size with around 15 students in each class, so that the faculty members can properly guide and give attention to the students. We provide great support to the students and have helped over 5000 Nepali students reach their academic goal with our professional help. Our classes are equipped with smart technology where the students can acquire the best knowledge like projector, audio visual classroom with modern technology.

We provide materials required preparing for IELTS to all the students; we also have flexible timing so that the students who are working can also manage their time to join our class. We run classes from morning till afternoon so you can join whatever times suis you best, we also conduct weekly mock test to gain insight on the knowledge student has acquired. We provide support to the students online and offline and help you achieve the best result.

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