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If you're preparing for IELTS, you might want to know the answer to 'What score is required to pass the IELTS test?' 

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The answer is that there is actually no such thing as a minimum IELTS passing score or pass mark for the test, because it is impossible not to pass the test.

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Even though there is no passing score on IELTS, the pass marks are set by the authorities and different institutions.

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The so-called “pass mark or passing score” for Australia, for example, may vary from an overall band score of 4.5 up to 7 or even 8 in some cases, depending on what purposes you will be taking the test.

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The fastest way to receive a Canadian PR visa is through the Express Entry Program. One has to secure a minimum score of 6 in each band of IELTS or CLB (Canadian Language Benchmark) level 7 to secure a Canadian PR visa.

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To study in the UK, whether a bachelor’s or a master’s, you need a Tier 4 (General) visa. The UK student visa is a Tier 4 (General) visa. The minimum IELTS band requirement for a UK study visa is 4.0 and more for all the skills. 

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There is no such thing as an IELTS passing score in the USA, but every university has its own eligibility score to qualify for the English proficiency test. The minimum score in IELTS for USA ranges from 6 to 7.5 for top universities.

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IELTS Test contains 4 sections and the total test duration is 2 hours and 45 minutes. The 4 sections are as follows:
- Listening (30 minutes, 40 questions)
- Reading (30 minutes, 40 questions)
- Writing (60 minutes, 2 short essays)
- Speaking (11-15 minutes)

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