Planning to study in Canada?
 Check out the important information regarding IELTS and its band requirements for a Canadian Student Visa.

 What is IELTS?

IELTS gauges a student's proficiency in the English language. It is divided into 4 parts-Listening, Writing, Speaking, and Reading. 

Why is IELTS required to study in Canada?

All the Canadian university asks for IELTS scores. It evaluates the language skills of those who desire to study in a nation where English is the predominant language of communication like Canada.

 Generally, to apply for a Canadian student visa, you must have a minimum of 5.5 in each of the IELTS bands and an overall score of 6.0 in IELTS. 

  IELTS requirements for UG courses-

For UG courses, the minimum IELTS requirement for Canada is a minimum of 5.5 in all four sections with an average band score of 6. 

IELTS requirements for PG courses-

For postgraduate courses, the minimum IELTS score for Canada is at least 6 in all four sections, and a minimum total of 6.5 bands as the combined score for the student visa. 

Click here to know more about IELTS requirements for Canadian Student Visa.