IELTS exam is designed to assess all four modules that is speaking, writing, reading and listening. The all four modules are well organized in way that it can test someone's ability to use English in daily course of action in English Speaking countries.
The IELTS test is developed by some of the world's leading experts in language assessment. It has an excellent international reputation, and is accepted by over 8,000 organisations worldwide, including schools, universities, employers, immigration authorities and professional bodies.
TEST PATTERN FOR IELTS EXAM:
The total test duration of IELTS exam is 2hrs and 45 minutes. It comprises of four modules i.e. Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.
Listening test: In Listening test there are 40 questions and time is approximately 30 minutes. The module shall have multiple choice questions, short answer questions, sentence completion and chart/ table completion based questions respectively.
Reading test: In Reading test there are 40 questions and time is approximately 60 minutes. The questions will be based on the identification of writers' views/ attitudes, matching lists/ phrases, labeling a diagram and choosing suitable paragraph respectively.
Writing test: In Writing test there are 2 Task and time is approximately 60 minutes. The section will be consisting of 2 tasks in writing to be completed in 150- 250 words respectively.
Speaking test: In Speaking test there are 3 parts and time is approximately 11-15 In this module it is consist of Face to Face interaction with an examiner.