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The IELTS partners publish numerous support materials with in-depth information about IELTS

Information for candidates

Information for Candidates

Gives an overview of the test format and helps test takers prepare for the IELTS test.
           

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Guide for agents

Guide for agents

Provides information for education and migration agents so that they can guide their clients through IELTS.

Guide for institutions

Guide for institutions

Includes an overview of the test format, and helps organisations to identify the appropriate level of English language proficiency required for their programmes.

Guide for teachers

Guide for teachers

Provides information about the test, including assessment criteria for the Writing and Speaking tests. It also includes teacher resources for preparing students for IELTS, and introduces professional development opportunities for teachers through examining or research.

Ensuring quality and fairness in international language testing

Ensuring quality and fairness in international language testing

Includes an overview of some of the key features of IELTS and how they contribute to reliable, relevant and fair language assessment − from the production of test materials, through test delivery, evaluation of test taker performance and test outcomes.

Results Verification Service

Result Verification Service

Offers guidance on how to register and use the Results Verification Service as part of a receiving organisation's application procedures. It also includes a downloadable copy of the Administrator Application Form.

Life Skills guide for test takers and agents

IELTS Life Skills guide for test takers and agents

Provides an overview of the test levels, format and focus. It also offers information on registration, preparation and results.

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Life Skills guide for teachers

IELTS Life Skills guide for teachers

Includes information about the test format and offers detailed descriptions of assessment criteria. In addition, it offers teaching tips to prepare students for IELTS Life Skills.

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Setting IELTS scores for organisations

Setting your IELTS score

Guidance to help you set appropriate IELTS score requirements for your organisation.

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Register your organisation

Reach out to new prospective test takers by listing your minimum IELTS score requirements on this site.

Verifying IELTS results online

Verify IELTS scores

Check test results, individually or in batches, with the free IELTS Results Verification Service.