IELTS Application Form 2018
Ranjini Basu, 08 Feb 2018, #IELTS

IELTS Application Form 2018: The process of registration/application is the first step towards IELTS 2018. The three conducting bodies, namely British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment conduct the IELTS 2018 test to evaluate a candidate’s proficiency level in the English language. Aspirants, who are seeking to study abroad need to duly fill the IELTS application form 2018. The IELTS 2018 registration/application form is available online. During filling up the application form of IELTS 2018, aspirants can choose the IELTS test dates as well as the centre according to their convenience for the IELTS test 2018. The test date selection should be exercised keeping in mind the application deadline of the college/university he/she has applied to. Candidates have to follow a simple procedure in order to fill in the IELTS application form 2018.


How to register for IELTS 2018?

Following steps need to be followed during filling up of the IELTS application form 2018:-

  • Open the official website (each IELTS conducting body has different application portals), read the information carefully before applying for the same. Get the link below.

  • Decide which format of the test is best for you.

  • Select the city where you want to appear from

  • Check the IELTS 2018 available test dates.

  • Register online with the required details.

  • Once the information is filled in, choose payments options: debit card, credit card or demand draft.

  • Assemble all documents and send.

  • Finally, select up to five universities of your choice to send the IELTS test scores.

Aspirants should check with the university/organisation regarding their requirement of the IELTS 2018 version; Academic or General Training test. Typically, one is required to produce the IELTS Academic scores for universities/institutions and General for other organisations.

Click here to find the exam centre of your choice.


Application Fee- The registration fee for IELTS test administered is INR 12,650 (British Council). Payment of the application fee of IELTS can be done online using Net Banking, eWallets or Card (Visa, Visa Electron, Master Card).


What after filling up the IELTS 2018 registration/application form?

After the registration process, it is required to take a print copy of the IELTS application form 2018; the test centre can also be asked for the same. The IELTS 2018 application form should have a valid postal address and the same name as mentioned on the passport. A photocopy of the current passport; must be valid and not an expired one. (Some centres accept a national identity card as well.)

The IELTS registration/application form needs to be submitted to the IELTS test centre with the stipulated fee. If the same is sent via mail, one has to talk coordinate with the respective centre regarding the method of payment. Once the IELTS application form 2018 has been successfully filled and submitted, the test centre will confirm the IELTS test date, time and venue. It must be noted that the Speaking test can be scheduled within seven days before or after the test date.


Documents to be carried on the IELTS test day

On the day of the test, candidates must get the same passport or national identity card that one has entered on the IELTS 2018 registration/application form. The fee for the application form of IELTS 2018 has been revised to Rs. 12,100. Candidates are permitted to take IELTS test four times a month. However, the IELTS registration fee depends on the country and mode of exam.

The working professionals who wish to pursue work opportunities in English speaking countries can also appear for IELTS (General Training). There is no particular eligibility criterion required for appearing in IELTS (Both Academic and General Training). However, the selection criterion of a particular institute might vary with regards to IELTS bands. IELTS 2018 is accepted by more than 10,000 organisations in 140 countries worldwide.

According to the test pattern of IELTS 2018, the test is conducted in two versions - IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training. The sections/modules that are covered in the test are: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. Each module tests the related skill sets related to the English language. The probable IELTS result 2018 will be declared 13 days after the respective IELTS test dates 2018.


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