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About the test
IELTS have both Paper-based and Computer-delivered version. They both test all four skills which consist of 60 minutes of Writing, 60 minutes of Reading, approximately 30 minutes of Listening and 11 to 14 minutes of Speaking. Writing, Reading and Listening tests are conducted by pencil and paper for IELTS on Paper (IoP) whereas they are delivered by computer for IELTS on Computer (IoC). Speaking test for both IELTS on paper and IELTS on Computer (IoC) are carried out in the same way which is face-to-face by an examiner.
No. Content, marking criteria, duration, and TRF are the same as IELTS on Paper (IoP).
There is no distinction in the transcript; any institution that accredits the IELTS will treat it the same.
Your passport, a colour copy of your passport, water in a transparent bottle. Although the Listening, Reading, and Writing tests are delivered on computer, you can use pencils or pens to take some notes. Writing utensils and A piece of paper for writing notes will be provided by the test centre.
You cannot take the exam at home. Please be sure to take the exam at the designated testing center.
To help you become familiar with the features and test structure of IELTS on Computer (IoC), we offer a free trial test. We encourage you to try it out so you can become familiar with the keyboard and mouse controls. For more information, please select Free Trial from the menu.
About the registration
Your log-in ID is your e-mail address you have used for registration.
Please go to the registration site and there you can find an automatic re-issue procedure.
You will not be issued with any form of letters prior to the test by post. Please check the email sent to you when you register for the exam or check the IELTS on Computer (IoC) registration website for more information."
9:00 am, 3 days before each test day.
Candidates who have not turned 11 years old on the day of the test will not be allowed to take the test. If you are a minor under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must apply for the test in order to protect minors.
In order to ensure a fair and accurate assessment of the English language ability of all candidates, the test has accommodations for candidates with learning disabilities, hearing disabilities, and visual impairments. Please note that in some cases, depending on the disability, it may not be possible to take the test or to schedule the test according to the candidate's preference. For more information, please contact your local test center at least four months prior to your desired examination date.
About the test result
IELTS on Computer (IoC) Test Report Forms are issued on the seventh day after the test date and sent by post. If the seventh day after the test date falls on a weekend or holiday, it will be issued on the previous business day. You will not be notified of your test results by phone, email or fax.
Until 2 years after the test date.
My Page is an account for those who are taking the IELTS on Computer (IoC) test through the Eiken Foundation of Japan's reception system. On the other hand, for IELTS on Computer (IoC), we use the British Council's reception system, so it is not currently possible for you to check your most recent results, view past scores, or apply for a transcript to be sent to your application.
About the test procedure
Additional TRFs can be issued to governments, companies and educational institutions that are registered as IELTS accredited institutions. Please contact the Test Centre by email for more information on how to request an additional transcript. Additional transcripts will be sent by the office within four business days of receiving your request and confirming that the information is correct.
For Listening, Reading and Writing, the duration is the same. For Speaking, it may differ between 11 to 14 minutes.