IELTS Test Center & IELTS Test Dates

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What is IELTS?

The International English Language Testing System, or IELTS, is a globally accepted English language testing system for non-native English speakers. The British Council, IDP and Cambridge English jointly administer IELTS.

Over 3,000 academic institutions in Australia, Britain, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and United States accepts IELTS. Over 3.5 million tests were taken in more than 140 nations in 2018. IELTS is one of the most popular tests in Canada. It covers high stakes for English language testing systems.

Both IELTS Academic and IELTS General serve as a valid proof for the English proficiency. Candidates who wish to proceed for immigration purposes has to appear for IELTS exam. The IELTS test report form (TRF) awards all test takers with a band, ranging from 1 to 9, based on their linguistic skills. Apparently, band 1 signifies a “non-user” and band 9 signifies an expert user of the English language.

Additionally, BITTS International Career College is glad to be an authorized testing center for IELTS British Council. We are providing the best IELTS testing service as BITTS IELTS testing center. We have free headphones and free parking available for test takers. It is easy to book a test with us.

IELTS Offers Two Modules for Test Takers

1. IELTS Academic Test
2. IELTS General Training Test

The individuals who are seeking admission in colleges and professional institutes to advance their education and professional skills needs to appear for IELTS academic test. For instance, medical doctors and nurses who requires to study or practice their profession in an English-speaking nation.

IELTS general training test is recommended for individuals who intend to pursue non-academic training, work in an English-speaking country. General module is compulsory for the purpose of immigration procedures.

You can choose BITTS testing center and register IELTS in any nearby IELTS testing venues.

With various test locations around Canada, IELTS test booking has never been easier. Whether, you need it for student visa, immigration, professional training or development. You are welcome to take your IELTS test at one of our test venues conveniently located in Mississauga, Milton, Hamilton, Brampton, Squamish, Abbotsford and Guelph.

Before you book IELTS test, make sure to check which test is required for your individual requirement. However, it is important to know the purpose and scope of the test, as IELTS academic and general cater to specific requirements.

At all locations, both general training and academic IELTS tests are conducted. Visit British Council website to perceive information about available IELTS test dates.

The Four Parts of The IELTS General and Academic Test

IELTS test dates are available for both general IELTS exam as well as academic IELTS exam.
Following is the break-up of the IELTS test:

Listening: 30 minutes (plus 10 minutes to transfer answers)

Reading: 60 minutes (including the time to transfer the answers)

Writing: 60 minutes

Speaking: 11–14 minutes

The total duration of the test is: 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Listening, reading and writing are completed in one sitting. The speaking test may be taken on the same day or up to seven days before or after the other IELTS exam modules.

All IELTS test takers may have the same listening and speaking tests. While the reading and writing modules of the test differ depending on whether the test taker is taking the academic IELTS or the general training version of the test.

IELTS Testing Center and Venues

Paper Based IELTS tests are conducted at four locations-

Computer Based IELTS tests are conducted at four locations-

Take British Council test with online registration in nearby cities. Information about location and commute is described below:
The locations available for IELTS testing centers by BITTS are easily accessible through public transport and highways. Ontario’s test center and venues are remotely approached by people living in GTA region that is Brampton, Toronto, Mississauga as well as from East side cities of Ontario that is Burlington, London, Cambridge. Moreover, the venue Squamish, British Columbia is optimal to commute from nearby cities as Westminster, Surrey and Vancouver.

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