Study in New Zealand: Immigration Authorities Approve IELTS One Skill Retake 

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Study in New Zealand: Immigration Authorities Approve IELTS One Skill Retake

IELTS single-skill retake was made available earlier this year. This test allows candidates to retake a single skill they think they have underperformed in. One by one countries are approving the IELTS One Skill Retake for immigration.


The latest country to join the list is New Zealand. The immigration authorities of New Zealand have recently announced that they will accept IELTS One Skill Retake for immigration purposes. Candidates can use these scores for visa applications and the migration process.

New Zealand is also a popular study-abroad destination, therefore, this approval means a lot for students as well as universities. They are allowing flexibility to the system and promoting easy migration options. 

Immigration New Zealand has thus joined the UKVI, National Boards, and nearly 900 other institutions to accept IELTS scores

What is IELTS One Skill Retake?

IELTS One Skill Retake helps you to retake only one skill from Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. The scores that you will attain will be cumulated with the overall result and a revised scorecard will be issued. 

This scorecard will have the new score for the skill retaken and the original scores for the rest of the skills. Moreover, candidates can choose which score among the two they wish to send to their chosen university. 

There is one more important thing to note about the IELTS One Skill Retake, that is you can only take this within 60 days of your original test date. Moreover, these are only available on computer tests at certain chosen test centres.

Universities and immigration bodies across all major study abroad destinations are now accepting IELTS One Skill Retake. Furthermore, a lot of test centres supporting this format are also available in India where you can take this computer-based test. 

To know more about the IELTS One Skill Retake read our previous update, Study Abroad: Retake IELTS in Single Modules With One Skill Retake

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