If you are aspiring to be in world’s top most universities and colleges then you must start working towards achieving your goal from now. To make your dream come true, it is important to clear the English language proficiency test IELTS, as a pre-requisite for the selection process. Many foreign universities have started considering IELTS score as an important part of the admission.Thinkpoint is a leader in IELTS coaching for over a many years now. Having been adjudged by IDP-India, as the No.1 IELTS Institute,by British council as Platinum Partner & official Associate Partner of Cambridge University Press U.K., we have been striving hard to maintain the same.Our training programs are crafted in such a way that it gives sufficient practice to the students in the techniques required for taking the IELTS Test with full confidence. Our focused training program gives the candidates enough grounding to obtain high scores in IELTS.
What is IELTS?
IELTS, the International English Language Testing System, is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study or work where English is the language of communication. IELTS is jointly managed by the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL), British Council and IDP: IELTS Australia. IELTS conforms to the highest international standards of language assessment. It covers the four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking. IELTS is recognised by universities and employers in many countries, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. It is also recognised by professional bodies, immigration authorities and other government agencies. IELTS is not recommended for candidates under the age of 16.
IELTS tests are administered at centres throughout the world there are currently over 300 centres operating in more than 100 countries. Centres supervise the local administration of the test and ensure the provision of qualified and trained examiners. A full list of centres is available on the IELTS website. Test centres run regular test administrations, according to local need and results are available within two weeks. Candidates receive only one copy of their results but additional copies may be sent by the test centre directly to receiving organisations at the request of the candidate.
There are no restrictions on candidates re-taking the test. Academic and General Training IELTS is available in two formats-Academic and General Training.
The Academic Reading and Writing tests assess whether a candidate is ready to study or train in the medium of English at an undergraduate or postgraduate level. Admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses is based on the results of these tests.
The General Training Reading and Writing tests are not designed to test the full range of formal language skills required for academic purposes, but emphasise basic survival skills in a broad social and educational context. General Training is suitable for candidates who are going to English-speaking countries to complete their secondary education, to undertake work experience or training programmes not at degree level, or for immigration purposes to Australia, Canada and New Zealand.It is the responsibility of the candidate to inform the test centre whether they wish to take the Academic or General Training Modules. Centres are not responsible for providing this information. The General Training Module is not offered at all test administrations.