This folder contains the information related to the test day tips for International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

IELTS Test Day Tips

International English Language Testing System, which is popularly known as IELTS, is a world's renowned test for assessing the candidate's skills in English language. The test is managed by three reliable international organizations and these are British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL). Basically, IELTS is for those candidates who aspire to pursue higher education from an English speaking country or for those who are looking for employment abroad.

The International English Language Testing System or IELTS is being conducted in two different modules for the aforesaid purposes of the candidates. Candidates desirous to pursue higher education from abroad can opt for the Academic module of the test, while the test takers appearing for IELTS with a purpose to seek job overseas may resort to the General Training module of the test. While appearing for any of the aforementioned modules of the test, the test takers will have to follow certain guidelines at the test centers.

Guidelines for International English Language Testing System

  • Candidates must arrive on or before the reporting time at the test centre on test date.
  • Candidates have to leave every thing else, which is not required for the test, outside the examination room.
  • Candidates must switch off their mobile phones or pagers and submit them with their personal belongings in the area designated by the supervisor.
  • Candidates are required to follow all the instructions given by the supervisor.
  • Candidates, who are in doubt, must raise their hand and the supervisor will assist them.
  • If a candidate gets a wrong question paper or incomplete or illegible question paper, he/she should immediately inform the supervisor.
  • Candidates are not allowed to ask for any explanation of the questions.
  • Candidates are not permitted to borrow or lend anything from any other candidate.
  • If a candidate is not feeling well or is getting disturbed by any other reason, he/she must tell the supervisor immediately.
  • Candidate must not try to disrupt the test.
  • Use of Dictionary, Pager, Spell-Checker, Electronic Recorder or Mobile Phone is strictly prohibited in the test centre.
  • Once the test gets started, candidates are not allowed to talk to each other.
  • Candidates are not permitted to smoke, drink or eat in the examination hall, once the test gets started.
  • Candidates must not leave the examination room without the permission of the supervisor.
  • Candidates must not take any material from the examination room except for test papers, answer papers and working papers.
  • If a candidate is found guilty, his/her test will be disqualified and the receiving institution or professional body will be notified.

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