IELTS

IELTS- International English Language Testing System

The IELTS Test is a test that assesses your English language skills. If you wish to study or work in a foreign country where English is the primary language of communication, then you should show that you are proficient in the language by taking up the test.

The IELTS exam mainly focuses on listening, reading, writing and speaking through two test formats - IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training.

IELTS Academic is taken up for pursuing under graduation and post graduation abroad or for professionals such as Medical Doctors, nurses etc who want to study abroad. IELTS General Training is taken by people who want to gain work experience or for immigration purposes.

The test is owned by Cambridge and British council and IDP are official partners. It uses a 9 band scale and score more than 6 is considered good. The Broadmind offers good coaching for IELTS and we have experienced teachers.

Quick Facts
Nature of Test Paper Based Test (PBT)
Test Scores 0-9 band. Required Score for UG - 6.0 band and for PG - 6.5 bands. Top universities may require 7 band
Test Score Validity 2 years
Test Result Will be published after 13 days of taking the test
Test Registration Centre BroadMind office or British Council / IDP
Mode of Registration Online or Walk-in to the Centre with required documents
Documents Required for Registration Original & Valid Passport, 2 photos signed at the backside

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  • Why take IELTS
  • Types of IELTS
  • Why BroadMind
  • Trainer's Profile
  • Credentials
  • Testimonials

Why take IELTS

  • To check the accuracy of your English Language level.
  • It is recognized worldwide.
  • It is accepted as evidence of English language proficiency by 10,000 organizations in more than 140 countries.
  • IELTS is accepted by over 3,000 institutions in USA.
  • IELTS is accepted by over 900 institutions Australia.
  • It is accepted by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and by universities and colleges across Canada.
  • It is recognized by institutions in New Zealand, Germany, UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Australia and many other countries.
  • IELTS is the world’s most recognized test for higher education and global migration. To see full list of universities that accept your IELTS score, visit https://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/
  • It prepares you for real life situations, whether it is to talk to your international colleagues in school or your clients at work.
  • The IELTS examiners will ensure an accurate assessment by applying strict criteria to each test which means the result will precisely reflect your English language level.
  • IELTS covers both British English and American English so if you wish to study in UK or US or any other English speaking country, IELTS gives you a chance to practice different native English accents.
  • Over 20 million IELTS tests taken in 2016.
  • There are over 1,100 British Council test centers worldwide.
  • The British Council offers a variety of scholarships for those who get high scores in IELTS test. These scholarships can be used for study in all the universities which requires IELTS.

Types of IELTS

There are five types of the IELTS based on the country, purpose and profession.

IELTS Academic

The Academic version is intended for those who wish to study under graduation and post graduation abroad and for professionals such as Medical Doctors, people who work in a pharmaceutical and all the Nurses who wish to study or practice in an English-speaking country.

IELTS General

The General Training version is intended for those planning to undertake non-academic training that is, who migrate to an English speaking country to gain work experience or for immigration purposes. All candidates must complete four Modules - Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. IELTS

UKVI IELTS

We have separate IELTS test for the people who choose UK for both academic and work purposes. If you are applying for TIER 1 and TIER 2 visas for UK, then you have to take this test.

As per UK, you have to take up UKVI IELTS Academic and General. They are designed to meet certain administrative requirements which are specified by the UK home office. The test is same as normal IELTS.

The main difference is in the journey of the candidate on the test day. The test report forms will be different to show that it is an UK visa session.

UKVI IELTS Academic

UKVI IELTS Academic is a test for those who want to study UG or PG levels and for those who are seeking professional registration in UK.

UKVI IELTS General

UKVI IELTS General is a test for those who want to migrate to UK and those who wish to train or study below degree level.

UKVI IELTS Life Skills

IELTS Life Skills is a new test which is recently approved by UKVI as a Secure English Language Test (SELT). This test is for those people who should prove their speaking and listening skills at Level A1, A2 or B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

IELTS Life skills A1 is a test for those candidates who should prove their speaking and listening skills as a part of their application to UK visas and immigration for ‘family of a settled person’ visa.

IELTS Life skills A2 is a test for those candidates who should prove their speaking and listening skills as a part of their application to UK visas and immigration for ‘extension to family or partner visa’.

IELTS Life skills B1 is a test for those candidates who wish to immigrate for indefinite leave to remain there or to become a citizen.

All candidates must complete four Modules - Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. IELTS scores are given from "Band 1" ("non-user") to "Band 9" ("expert user"). Band scores are used for each language sub-skill: Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking. The validity period of this Score card is 2 years. The duration of the test is 2 hours and 50 minutes.

The validity period of this Score card is 2 years. The duration of the test is 2 hours and 50 minutes.

Purpose of the test

The main purpose of IELTS test is

  • To improve English speaking and listening skills.
  • To understand specific factual information.
  • To recognize attitudes, opinions and purpose of a speaker.
  • To understand the inferences and implied meaning.
  • To follow to development of an argument.
  • To organize the ideas.
  • To know the accuracy and range of grammar and vocabulary.
  • To know the ability to communicate well about the opinions and information on daily life conversations by answering few questions.
  • To know the ability to express and justify your opinions.
  • To communicate, discuss and speculate about the issues.

Why Broadmind

IELTS Training @ BroadMind

We provide IELTS Training in our office in Chennai which guarantee our candidates for career abroad since IELTS and career abroad complement each other. We have the most systematic approach to the IELTS Training and producing excellent results.

BroadMind is an authorised IELTS Test Registration Centre for British Council and IDP. Hence the candidates can register for their IELTS Exam at BroadMind and can choose their Exam dates.

The highlights of our program are:

  • British Council trained faculty specialized in IELTS preparation for students
  • Personalized Attention with One-to-one Coaching
  • Results oriented approach
  • Flexibility of batches
  • Extensive library (including an ample number of reference books, CDs, etc.)
  • Assistance for Exam Registration
  • Mock Tests
  • Preliminary assessment, personalized coaching, personal interactions with tutors, audio-visual inputs, continual assessment and mock tests are some of the teaching methods incorporated in our IELTS program.

We assure that all guidance is at hand to help the test takers prepare and become successful in the test.

Trainer’s Profile

  • British Council certified trainer for BEC and IELTS.
  • Experience of handling communication skills for Colleges Students and Working Professionals.
  • 10 plus years of experience in facilitating and training adults in the aspects of spoken English, soft skills, IELTS, BEC , PTE etc.
  • Have 10 plus years of working experience as a lecturer in English.
  • Working Experience with Premier training centres.
  • Attended and presented papers in National and International Conferences.
  • Trained National and Foreign Corporate (Korean) in Spoken English.
  • International diploma in Teaching and Training from Cambridge (CIDTT) with distinction.
  • On-line Training experience for all levels in English etc.
  • Content writer for spoken English, IELTS etc.
  • Highest Score: IELTS - 8, TOEFL - 114, PTE -84

Credentials

Mountains

IDP’s Authorised IELTS Test Registration Centre Certificate

Lights

Authorised IELTS Test Registration Centre Certificate issued by British Council

Nature

IDP’s Authorised IELTS Test Registration Centre Certificate

Mountains

Student’s Choice Award for 2014

Testimonials

Vigneshwaran

S. Vigneshwaran

IELTS General

I am very much satisfied with IELTS classes conducted by BroadMind. The staffs at BroadMind helped me a lot and clarify my doubts at any instant. Really I enjoyed the classes and must refer my friends too if any interested.

Indumathi

Indumathi

IELTS General

In the beginning, I had a doubt how to appear for this test. Broadmind Consultancy had given me encouragement and hope to prepare for the test. I had score good band score and thanks to Almighty and Broadmind Consultancy.

Sushil Dev

Sushil Dev

IELTS Academic

My name is Sushil Dev. I would like to share my experience with the Broadmind. I joined for the IELTS Academic Training, I honestly say that the staff of Broadmind helped me to attend class in flexible time. I work on shift basis in the morning as well as Evening. The Faculty in Broadmind helped me to attend the class to my flexible time.

Niranjani

Niranjani

IELTS Academic

I am Niranjani. BroadMind conducts good coaching. Well, I am happy to share like I felt like I personally know them from long back, they gave me comfortable class according to my convenient time and help me to prepare well for exam. Thank you so much BroadMind for your wonderful support.

Arun

Arun

IELTS General

I am Arun. BroadMind is a very good IELTS coaching centre. I enjoyed the classes. Tutor is very best and friendly. Classes and environment are so comfortable. Thank you BroadMind.

Harini

Harini

IELTS Academic

My name is Harini. I would like to share my experience with BroadMind. I joined for the IELTS Academic Training, I am happy and proud to be the student of BroadMind. It was very useful for me. BroadMind team helped me in all manner. They provide me the lots of books to prepare the exam. I thank the whole team of BroadMind for their consent.

John

John

IELTS Academic

The classes was really good and I liked it very much and the way teaches by Sir in the classes was very interesting and if we ask any doubts he will clear it immediately and in the class we enjoyed a lot. We also learnt everything at the correct time.

Catherine

Catherine G

IELTS Academic

Master Keith D'va3 is in himself a very nice person. He never got angry at my faults and his unhurried way of teaching motivated me and inspired me that I started learning the essentials required to crack the IELTS as well moved me to learn more English. I have never felt bored or left alone in any of his classes. He is a true Master.

Ravi Balaji

Ravi Balaji

IELTS

Excellent coaching. I am happy to be a student of BroadMind. Our tutor taught us in a clear and easy manner. He is a very good teacher. Thank you BroadMind.

D.Venkatesh

D.Venkatesh

IELTS

Very good teaching, staffs assisted me to get a good score, provided good service and a collection of books for reference. Thank you everyone at BroadMind!

T.Kalpana

T. Kalpana

IELTS

It is actually good to be here. I got a clear cut idea about my MS program. The training given here for IELTS was really good and I have confidence that I will do my best in test as well.

S. Madhu Sekaran

S. Madhu Sekaran

IELTS Academic

From my opinion, the class is very good, the trainer teaches very well with suitable examples. He gave us proper explanation for every theory, friendly in nature and clarifies the doubt.