IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System, it is internationally acclaimed English language test conducted to check the proficiency of non English speaking nations. This test was designed by the Cambridge University, which also produces ESOL i.e English for speakers of other languages worldwide.
The International English Language Testing System was started in the year 1989 and is managed and controlled jointly by British council, Cambridge University and the IELTS Australia. IELTS is one of the most renowned and recognized English proficiency test, other similar tests are TOEIC, PTE(Pearson Test of English), TOEFL etc.
Several native English nations such as Canada, Ireland, Australia, UK, USA, New Zealand and many other countries accepts IELTS for provide visa on the ground of education and professional purposes.
There is a paper and pen version of IELTS also known as UKVI IELTS. This test is approved by the UK council for issuing visas and immigration to people applying for visa from both outside as well as inside the UK. The general module of The International English Language Testing System is also applicable for the immigration of New Zealand and Australia, where predominantly TOEFL and PTE is accepted. In Canada, the immigration authority considers IELTS along with Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program and French Language Proficiency Test). IELTS is an old test and is valid for a son of two years. The test results are declared just after thirteen days of the test date.
PTE & TOEFL
The term PTE means Pearson Test of English, this is one of the most recent addition in the list of tests conducted by native English speaking nations for approving immigration. This test is conducted online for a duration of maximum two hundreds minutes. This test comprises of various questions that helps in identifying the language proficiency. This test is gaining more and more popularity among students who are looking for students visa of Australia or New Zealand. The test results are declared just within five days of the test date. This is the only language proficiency test that provides results in such less