IELTS Result 2020
IELTS Result 2020 - British Council has announced the IELTS 2020 result for the paper test held on February 13 in online mode at ielts.britishcouncil.org. Candidates can also check their result from their test centres. The result of IELTS 2020 is available through the test taker portal where candidates have to log in by entering their test date, date of birth, identification document number and candidate number. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) results for the paper-based exam are usually declared by the British Council at around 12 noon on the thirteenth (13th) day from the test date. The IELTS result 2020 for computer-based test is declared generally within five to seven days from the date of the test. Candidates will be sent a paper copy of their IELTS 2020 test score in the form of a Test Report Form (TRF), via mail delivery ten days after the result date for paper-based test and five to seven days after the conclusion of the computer-delivered test. The result of IELTS 2020 will not be entertained over phone or email. To resolve a query on the IELTS results 2020, candidates can contact their test centre. The IELTS results 2020 will be available for only 28 days from the date of the result declaration. Candidates can check for the complete details on IELTS 2020 result here on this page.
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IELTS Result 2020 - Important Dates
|Exam Date||Result Date for Paper Test||Result Date for Computer Test|
|February 13, 2020||February 26, 2020 Announced||February 21, 2020 Announced|
|February 12, 2020||February 25, 2020 Announced||February 20, 2020 Announced|
|February 8, 2020||February 21, 2020 Announced||February 16, 2020 Announced|
|February 1, 2020||February 13, 2020 Announced||February 8, 2020 Announced|
|January 18, 2020||January 30, 2020 Announced||January 30, 2020 Announced|
|January 16, 2020||January 28, 2020 Announced||January 23, 2020 Announced|
|January 15, 2020||January 28, 2020 Announced||January 23, 2020 Announced|
|January 11, 2020||January 27, 2020 Announced||January 22, 2020 Announced|
|January 4, 2020||January 17, 2020 Announced||January 12, 2020 Announced|
How to Check IELTS Results Online?
Candidates can check their IELTS results through four modes - online, at the test centre, via SMS or email. The steps to check results are mentioned below.
Online IELTS Results By British Council
Candidates can check their IELTS Results online by following the given steps:
Step 1: Visit the British Council official website @ ielts.britishcouncil.org
Step 2: Select ‘Results’ link
Step 3: Select test date.
Step 4: Enter date of birth, identification document number and candidate number and click on the find button.
Step 5: Your result will be displayed on the screen.
How to get IELTS Results from test centre?
Candidate’s can also collect their IELTS results 2020 from their test centre. In order to check their IELTS Test scores at the test centre -
Candidates need to show their ID number or passport used by them during registration of IELTS test
Candidates will be receiving their candidate number on the test day and are required to ensure that they keep it safe
Results of IELTS 2020 will not be available over the phone, or by email or fax to candidates who have done the arrangements to pick it up in person from the test centre
IELTS Results through SMS
Steps to get IELTS results through sms are:
Step 1: Candidates have to send the following code from any mobile number to 9289892898 after 12 p.m (IST) to check their IELTS results 2020 on the result day.
Step 2: The format for the same is- RESULT<space>Candidate No.<space>Passport No.
Step 3: Scores will be automatically sent to their preferred universities or organisations which they chose at the time of registration for IELTS 2020.
IELTS Results through Mail
Candidates will receive an email containing their results sent to them by the council and when it announces the results for IELTS 2020. Candidates have to regularly keep checking their mail id for notification of results.
How to Calculate IELTS Scores?
The steps given below will help in calculating IELTS Result 2020 scores:
Step 1: Scores are calculated by taking the mean of the four individual scores, i.e., listening, speaking, reading and writing.
Step 2: Keeping in consideration the nearest half or whole band the reporting of IELTS Band scores 2020 is done.
If a candidate’s average across the four skills ends in .25, it is rounded up to the next half band.
If a candidate’s average ends in .75, then it is rounded up to the following whole band.
Therefore, a candidate who secures 6.5 for Reading, 6.5 for Listening, 7.0 for Speaking and 5.0 for Writing would be awarded an Overall Band Score of 6.5 (25/4 = 6.25 = Band 6.5) in IELTS result 2020.
Likewise, in the IELTS 2020 result a candidate achieving 4.0 for Listening, 3.5 for Reading, 4.0 for Writing and 4.0 for Speaking would be awarded an Overall Band Score of 4.0 (15.5/4 =3.875= Band 4.0).
On the other hand, a candidate achieving 6.5 for Listening, 6.5 for Reading, 5.5 for Writing and 6.0 for Speaking would be awarded band 6.0 (24.5/4 = 6.125 = Band 6) in the IELTS result 2020.
TEST REPORT FORM (TRF)
The Test Report Form (TRF) provides with the candidate’s overall band scores and band score for each of the four components, listening, reading, writing and speaking. The average of the four component scores, when rounded to the nearest whole or half band, is the Overall Band Score. There is equal weight provided to each of the component scores.
Test Report Forms (TRF) are available in two types, namely,
Personal Test Report Form
Institutional Test Report Form
Personal Test Report Form
Candidates will be receiving test report forms individually. This form contains their overall band score as well as scores obtained in each of the four skills, i.e., listening, reading, writing and speaking. Candidates are required to keep their test report form copy safe as one copy will only be provided to each candidate. The scorecard for TRF/ IELTS will be sent to candidates through courier or speed post which would take up to 10 days to get delivered from the result declaration day. Shipment tracking number will be sent to examinees on their registered mobile number once the shipment is out for delivery.
Test Report Forms for Institutions
The institution(s) listed by the candidate at the time of registration in their IELTS application form for sending IELTS results 2020 will receive copies of TRF. No extra charges are levied for sending the IELTS score to these five Colleges/Universities. Candidates can request for additional TRFs beyond the five from the test centre which issues the TRF. Candidates can opt for paid services for additional TRFs to be sent to the university or institutes anytime during the validity of the Test Report Form (two years). Following are the modes for transmission of IELTS results-
International courier – For this service the candidates will have to pay INR 1250 per address. The courier service tentatively takes four days to deliver to the chosen university. Tracking number through SMS will be provided to aspirants.
By post – The fee will be INR 250 per address. It tentatively takes approximately two weeks to get delivered through Air Mail. No tracking number is provided for this service.
Electronic – The fee for this service is INR 250 per University.Electronic results will be sent to institutions/universities which have given the subscription for electronic download of scores.
IELTS Test Report Form verification service also enables institutions to view the scores of candidate’s.To view, they would require your TRF number which can be found at the bottom right corner of the Test Report Form. In case, a candidate wants to re-evaluate the IELTS result 2020, he/she must apply for an Enquiry at the test centre within six weeks of the test date.Fully refundable enquiry fee is provided if the band scores of the candidates go through alteration.
The preparation of IELTS Test Pattern 2020 is done to reflect usage of English in day to day life.The reporting of IELTS result 2020 is done in half or whole bands.Each of the sub-test scores is equally weighted and the OBS is calculated by taking the mean of the total of the four individual sub-test scores. According to the IELTS test pattern 2020, the exam measures candidates' English language command in four different skill sets, namely Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.
IELTS Result (Score Card) Sample
IELTS 2020 Band Scores
Fully operational command of the language: appropriate, accurate and fluent with complete understanding.
Fully operational command of the language with only occasional unsystematic inaccuracies and inappropriacies. Misunderstandings may occur in unfamiliar situations. Handles complex detailed argumentation well.
Operational command of the language, though with occasional inaccuracies, inappropriacies and misunderstandings in some situations. Generally handles complex language well and understands the detailed reasoning.
Generally effective command of the language despite some inaccuracies, inappropriacies and misunderstandings. Can use and understand fairly complex language, particularly in familiar situations.
Partial command of the language, coping with overall meaning in most situations, though is likely to make many mistakes. Should be able to handle basic communication in own field.
Basic competence is limited to familiar situations. Has a frequent problem with understanding and expression. Is not able to use complex language.
Conveys and understands only general meaning in very familiar situations. Frequent breakdowns in communication occur.
No real communication is possible except for the most basic information using isolated words or short formulae in familiar situations and to meet immediate needs. Has great difficulty in understanding spoken and written English.
Essentially has no ability to use the language beyond possibly a few isolated words.
Did not attempt the test
No assessable information provided.
Minimum IELTS Scores required for Top B-Schools
Required IELTS score 2018 for top business schools-
IE Business School
Harvard Business School
Imperial Business School, Imperial College London
University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
Northwestern University- Kellogg School of Management
UCLA Anderson School of Management
SaÃd Business School, University of Oxford
Rotman School of Management
How to Send IELTS scores to Universities?
Candidate’s are permitted to send the soft copies of their IELTS test result scores to five universities of their choice, without any cost. Candidates choose for their preference of universities at the time of registration for International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
Step 1: When registering for the exam, after the candidates have filled in all their personal details and have decided for the test date and centre they are provided with an option by the system to choose if they want to send their scores to other institutions.
Step 2: If the candidates answer in ‘YES’, they are required to fill in the details of the institution.
Step 3: The IELTS test centres send a copy of the Test Report Form (TRF) to the chosen universities.
Step 4: Candidates can choose to send hard copies of their TRF to institutes by paying an additional charge of US$3.75.
Step 5: Candidates have to pay an extra charge of US $19, if they wish to send their TRF via courier to international destinations. If required, candidates can also attach IELTS TRF to the university application form.
Re-taking IELTS Exam
The council does not restrict the candidates on the number of times they appear for IELTS test. If a candidate is not satisfied with the score received in IELTS results 2020, he/she can appear for the exam again for as long as required score is not achieved. IELTS eligibility criteria 2020 is not specified, so, the selection procedure for IELTS depends on the institution the candidate wishes to apply to.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IELTS Result 2020
Question: Can I see my IELTS result online?
Candidate’s can view and download their IELTS results online for 40 days after the test date.
Question: How can I check my IELTS result?
Candidate’s can check their IELTS results online. They are also provided with the hardcopy of their test results by the council.
Question: What is the validity of IELTS result?
IELTS results of the candidates are valid for a period of 2 years after the test.
Question: Can IELTS results be changed?
Candidates cannot change their IELTS results, but they can appear for the improvement test or can get their scores rechecked within six weeks of the test date.
Question: How many times can IELTS be taken?
Candidates can appear for IELTS multiple number of times by paying separately for each attempt.
Question: What is the good score in IELTS?
IELTS does not have a good or a bad score, the scores are provided on a 9 band-scale. The council gives a detailed description of the scoring. Furthermore, it is the institutions individual decision for selecting scores of their preference as the cutoff scores.
Question: What documents are required to check IELTS results?
Candidates are required to enter their registered login details, passport or ID number. For any queries they can contact their test centre.
Question: When will I receive the hard copy of my IELTS result?
Candidate’s will be receiving their Test Report Form 13 days after the completion of their test. Candidate’s will receive one or two (if applying to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) copy (s) of the form. Candidate’s can arrange for their test centre to post it to them, or they can pick it up in person.
Question: When does IELTS results come?
The council for IELTS examination declares its results at 12 noon on the thirteenth day of the test date.
Question: Why is my IELTS test result delayed?
Since the result dates provided are approximate and not accurate, so they may vary.
Question: Is 5.5 A good score in ielts?
No, Most universities prefer an overall band score of 6 and above. 5.5 IELTS score would not be considered a good score by most universities.
Question: Is 7.5 A good score in ielts?
Yes, Most universities prefer an overall band score of 6 and above. So we can say that 7.5 is a good score.
Questions related to IELTS
I have done my BDS from Bangalore. Will SAT, IELTs, and TOEFL be of any use for doing my MDS in foreign??
Yes , your mentioned exams SAT, TOFEL, IELTS will be helpful for getting into foreign universities for MDS , almost all Universities in maximum countries require one English language proficiency test which may be either TOFEL or IELTS , now it's your choice which one you will go for and now if it is about SAT so in such it is not mandatory but majority of University accept your admission through SAT exam also, while apart from this some other exams are also accepted for admission in foreign universities .
Best of luck.
is ielts exam happening right now..please tell me
british council of india conducts ielts exam and exam center has 55 location in india, however due to covid 19 out break many of the exams get rescheduled and cancelled.
For any query pertaining to IELTS or related to postponement of your IELTS Exam, please send your query to ExamsCustomerCare@britishcouncil.org (mailto:ExamsCustomerCare@britishcouncil.org)
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what is the process of giving IELTS Exams
IELTS(International English Language Testing System) is a widely used English language test is given to evaluate an individual's English skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking. The validity of IELTS scores is 2 years. The test is open to any candidate who want to pursue higher studies abroad or is seeking an employment opportunity in any one of the English speaking countries that require language proficiency. The steps for registering is as follows:
- Check the available IELTS 2020 exam dates
- Choose a test location from one of 500 IELTS test centres around the world
- Register for the test and pay the fee after entering details.
IELTS application form 2020 process is:
Go to the IELTS official websites.
Select the name of the country/territory and click on 'Continue'
Choose month, date, and module/format (Academic/General Training) as per your preference
After checking availability of the test date, click on the tab 'Apply'
Read and accept the Terms and Conditions
Fill in the personal and academic credentials to register for IELTS 2020
Choose payments mode: debit card, credit card or demand draft and pay the registration fee
Finally, select up to five universities of your choice to send the IELTS test scores.
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If I want to go to uk, canada or usa to pursue higher studies, which exam should i give? GMAT,GRE,SAT,ACT, TOEFL OR IELTS? Also, please give me a comparisons between these exams
The type of exam should you give depends on the University you're looking for and also the course.
SAT or ACT is basically for Undergraduate courses while GRE and GMAT is for Postgraduate courses. TOEFL and IELTS are basically English Proficiency tests. They are given by the candidates whose native language is not English, it too varies according to the university. Every university has it's different criteria but if you're looking for Undergraduate course then you should give SAT as it is accepted by many universities and the language exam based on what the university is accepting.