IELTS is one of the most popular English proficiency tests taken by those aspiring to pursue higher education abroad or migrate permanently. It assesses language proficiency based on reading, listening, speaking and writing skills abilities

Depending on the reason, there are two types of IELTS exams.

IELTS Academic test is designed for students who want to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate courses in English-speaking countries.

IELTS General Training test is for professionals looking for work opportunities abroad or wishing to settle there permanently.

While the pattern of Speaking and Listening sections is the same for both tests, the structure of Writing and Reading sections differs in many ways.

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