IELTS Exam Dates

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IELTS Exam Dates

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is considered as the prominent English language proficiency exam undertaken by those planning to work or study abroad in an English-speaking country. There are two types of IELTS, i.e. IELTS General and IELTS Academic and are slightly different in their structure and pattern. Further, the IELTS exam pattern comprises of four sections, namely, Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. If you are planning to register a slot for this exam, it is important to familiarise yourself with the available dates on which you can take IELTS. This blog brings you a detailed list of IELTS exam dates available across India.

Exam type  Paper-based or Computer-delivered
Conducted in 4 times in a month
Toral Dates Available in one calendar year 48 (fixed) [As per British Council]
Academic Version Availability 48 dates
General Training Version Availability  24 dates
IELTS Test Convenient Days Saturdays and Sundays 
Total IELTS Centres in India  84
Announcement of Results After 13 days of the test

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IELTS Exam Dates 2022

The latest dates for the upcoming IELTS exam are given below:

IELTS Exam Date August 2022

Date Exam Type
6 August,2022 Academic and General Training
11 August,2022 Academic and General Training
20 August,2022 Academic and General Training
27 August,2022 Academic

IELTS Exam Date September 2022

Date Exam Type
3 September, 2022 Academic and General Training
10 September, 2022 Academic
15 September, 2022 Academic
24 September, 2022 Academic and General Training
3 September, 2022 Academic and General Training

IELTS Exam Date October 2022

Date Exam Type
8 October, 2022 Academic and General Training
13 October. 2022 Academic
22 October. 2022 Academic
29 October. 2022 Academic and General Training

IELTS Exam Date November 2022

Date Exam Type
5 November, 2022 Academic and General Training
10 November, 2022 Academic and General Training
19 November, 2022 Academic and General Training
26 November, 2022 Academic

IELTS Exam Date December 2022

Date Exam Type
3 December, 2022 Academic and General Training
8 December, 2022 Academic
10 December, 2022 Academic
17 December, 2022 Academic and General Training

IELTS Slot Booking

To check the IELTS exam dates available for the upcoming months, you must go through the websites of the IELTS-affiliated institutions in India such as the British Council. You will find a list of available dates for IELTS slot booking and you can select the right date as per your convenience and preparation plan. Here are the key steps you can follow to find IELTS Exam Dates on the website of the British Council:

  • Visit the official website of the British Council and select the “take an exam” option at the top of the page.
  • Select “Take IELTS with British Council” and then scroll down to the option of “test date, fees and location”.
  • You will be redirected to a page listing the different IELTS exam dates for the upcoming months, click on “apply now” in front of the suitable date and location and book your slot.

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Exam Dates for Prominent Centers

The tables below depict the Exam Dates for Prominent Centers:

Amritsar

Test Dates Test Type
06 Aug 2022 Academic
11 Aug 2022 Academic
20 Aug 2022 Academic
27 Aug 2022 Academic

Delhi

Test Dates Test Type
20 Aug 2022 Academic
27 Aug 2022 Academic
03 Sep 2022 Academic
10 Sep 2022 Academic

Chennai

Test Dates Test Type
11 Aug 2022 Academic
20 Aug 2022 Academic
27 Aug 2022 Academic
03 Sep 2022 Academic

Lucknow

Test Dates Test Type
11 Aug 2022 Academic
20 Aug 2022 Academic
03 Sep 2022 Academic
24 Sep 2022 Academic

How to reschedule the Dates for IELTS Exam?

You can only reschedule your IELTS test if the exam date is at least 15 days from the date on which you are applying for rescheduling. For 34 days and above, you can reschedule IELTS Exam without stating any reason.

IELTS Test Center Instructions

While appearing for the IELTS Exam, you must follow the instructions:

  • Switch off your mobile phone and any other electronic devices. You will be asked to place all of your personal belongings outside the test room.
  • Watches are not allowed in the test room. Every test room will have a clock on the wall.
  • There are no breaks between each section of the test.
  • Make sure you are prepared and have something to eat and drink beforehand. You will not be allowed to take food into the test room. You will only be allowed to take a drink in a transparent bottle.
  • When you get your test papers, read the instructions on the cover page first before writing anything.

IELTS Test Center Rules

  • Do not talk to or disturb other candidates once the test has started.
  • Do not lend anything to, or borrow anything from, another candidate during the test.
  • Do not eat or smoke in the test room.
  • Do not eave the test room without the permission of the invigilator.
  • Do not leave your seat until all test materials have been collected and you have
  • been told you can leave.
  • Do not engage in any form of malpractice which may damage the integrity and
  • security of the IELTS test. Malpractice can be termed as:
    • attempting to cheat in any way
    • helping another student to cheat
    • impersonating another student or having another student
  • impersonate you
    • copying the work of another student
    • disrupting the test in any way
    • reproducing any part of the test in any medium
    • attempting to alter the data on the Test Report Form

FAQs

What level is 6.5 in IELTS?

IELTS score is distributed in various bands. The level 6.5 denotes B2 grade in CEFR level. You can get full insight about IELTS banding by reading our blog on Different IELTS Bands.

Which IELTS for Canada PR?

IELTS General is the preferred test to obtain Canadian PR. It is essential to know that IELTS Academic score won’t be applicable for applying for immigration. 

What is the syllabus of IELTS?

Generally, IELTS covers four modules which include Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing. To know more about it in further detail, read our comprehensive blog on IELTS Syllabus.

We hope this blog has helped you with a comprehensive understanding of IELTS exam dates. To achieve a targetted score, a decisive strategy in IELTS preparation plays an essential role. Sign up for online demo session with our experts at Leverage Edu and we will help you devising the right preparation plan as well as equipping you with the best study material and exam tips to help you in achieving a higher band score in IELTS.

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