IELTS tests proficiency in English Language across globe for study, work and migration. IELTS measures English Language in areas of listening, reading, writing and speaking all . The speaking test may be on the same day or up to seven days before or after the other tests. IELTS is available on 48 fixed dates a year up to four times a month.
IELTS has two types of modules - Academic and General Training. Academic Module is taken by students who plan to study at undergraduate or postgraduate levels. While, General Training Module is a prerequisite for the people who either want to pursue vocational studies or plan to settle in an English speaking country. All candidates can take the same Listening and Speaking tests but different Reading and Writing tests.