What is IELTS?

International English Language Testing System or IELTS is an internationally recognized exam of English Language for expatriate English speakers. It serves as a medium to test the English language skills of people who want to pursue higher education or a profession in any country where English is the primary language of communication. Hence, regarded as one of the most prestigious and certified tests by over ten thousand educational, professional, and immigration organizations. This test is organized and handled by the British Council and IDP in conjunction. It assesses an individual’s ability based on English Speaking, Writing, Listening, and Reading skills. As per the 2018 data, around 3.5 million people from over 140 countries take this test every year. 

IELTS test has two test types

All the applicants must choose the kind of IELTS test they wish to register for. IELTS is of two types, Academic and General Training test. 

Academic Test: This test is designed for individuals immigrating to an English-speaking country for educational purposes. 

General Training Test: This test is chosen by people seeking employment or work in international institutions.

In terms of paper format, both types of tests evaluate the four skills mentioned before. However, the difference lies in the reading and writing modules of the test. While the academic test is based more on the environment an individual encounters in a formal institute, the general training test emphasizes more on the material that a person may encounter in social events. 

How IELTS Score Can Help You?

Relocating to a country like Canada, UK, New Zeala etc. with the purpose of education, occupation, or residency necessitates enrolling in the IELTS test. An individual needs to devote a good amount of time and effort to ace it. Cracking the IELTS exam is not confined to one attempt. A candidate has the provision of retaking the exams if he wishes to.


Education is one of the leading motives behind people relocating to countries like the UK, USA, etc. Such countries are home to some of the highly-ranked and prestigious universities in the world and hence, these are the priority of many students committed to higher education.


Several sectors including accounting, medicine, and others use the IELTS score as a reliable standard for evaluating the English proficiency of a person before hiring. IELTS being specified by many employers as an important requisite for non-natives English speakers is highly valuable for people aspiring to work abroad.

Immigration (PR)

Individuals seeking permanent residency in the UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia need to provide a recognized certification of their English proficiency such as IELTS score. Each candidate has to score equal to or above a minimum score established by each country.

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Home2Overseas is a group of devoted individuals with the vision of making available the best training services. Our experts have devised training techniques that are highly effective. This being the leading reason for our exponential growth and reliability. Many individuals have trusted our training services in the past that helped them achieve their target IELTS score. Over the years, almost every person who has used our services has seen incredible results. Our training techniques help them meticulously understand and prepare for all the four modules of the paper that are reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

After the high success rate of students who invested in our services for the last six years, we can proudly say that we are one of the top IELTS coaching centers. Each year thousands of students from Southern India enter our training program. The refined knowledge of our professionals and counselors helps the students prepare for their future in an English-speaking country. 

Our motive is to provide expert guidance to individuals on various concepts, spanning from career guidance to studying abroad. We are the one training institute that attests to its efficiency by providing the support and guidance from experts to all the individuals who are assiduous in immigrating to the USA, UK, New Zealand, Canada, and Australia to achieve their goals of higher education, better occupation or permanent residency

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Best Classrooms Infrastructure: : the infrastructure is designed with ingenuity that prompts better learning environments with comfortable and air-conditioned classrooms.

Expert Faculty: industrial experts lead our preparation program using a tactical approach with assured success. 

Flexible Batches: with flexible batch timings, every student can attend the classes without it interfering with their day-to-day routine. Additionally, the student strength is always limited in each batch.

Tips and Techniques: experts at Texas Review indulge in goal-oriented teaching methods and addressing the student’s weak spots to ensure better learning and hence, better results. 

Learning Concepts: we cover all the four parts of the IELTS exam in an elaborate manner to assist the students get the desired scores.

Unlimited Practice Sessions: : students have the provision of scheduling unlimited practice sessions with our experts without time limitations.

Personalized Training: our experts provide the individualised sessions with experts that are most effective in terms of learning and resolving queries. 

Course Validity: our preparation program is 45 days long. However, the course is viable for six months. Hence, if you are not satisfied with the 45-day long course they can retake it and appear for the IELTS test again. 

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IELTS Test Format

  1. The IELTS test evaluates the individual’s English skills based on Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing modules in three hours. 
  2. One can appear for one of the two types of IELTS test, that is, Academic Test and General Training Test. Listening and Speaking modules share the same pattern in both types. However, the other two modules are different for each test type.
  3. The writing, reading, and listening segment of the test are taken consecutively without any breaks. 
  4. The speaking module can be taken on any day in the range of a week prior or week after the other test. 
  5. The total time given to solve the test is 2 hours and 45 mins.

Who Can Appear For IELTS?

  1. Any individual that has a valid Visa and wishes to migrate to countries like the USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada whether for educational, professional, or residential purposes can appear for the IELTS test.

IELTS Eligibility Criteria

  1. The applicant should be 16 years old or above and must have a passport to appear for the test while there is no maximum age restriction. Also, if a school demands an IELTS score then an exception in age can be made. 
  2. A person belonging to any gender, country, or background can apply for the test. 
  3. There is no minimum education criteria for the IELTS imposed by the British Council and IDP. 
  4. Individuals have an unlimited number of attempts.

How IELTS Test is Scored?

The individuals are evaluated on the scale of 0-9. Ofcourse, a higher score means better skills. Each country has its own minimum score. However, typically a score equal to 6 or higher is accepted by most countries. The scores from each of the four modules are called the Raw scores. By calculating the average of Raw scores, the final score is obtained. 

IELTS Exam Syllabus


The IELTS test is designed by professionals from major English-speaking countries. It is ensured that the test is created in a manner to precisely provide an insight about the english proficiency of any individual. The test syllabus is certified by primary administrators of the IELTS, British Council, IDP and Cambridge ESOL examinations. 

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