Which version of IELTS is right for you?

There are two versions of IELTS to choose from:

  • IELTS Academic
  • IELTS General Training
 What do you want to do? The version you need
 I want to: study at university at
undergraduate or postgraduate level;
or join a professional organisation
in an English-speaking country
You should take IELTS Academic
I want to:
train or study at below degree level
work or undertake work-related
training in an English-speaking
country emigrate to an English-speaking country
You should take IELTS General Training

Find out which test you need

Every organisation sets its own entry requirements. In some cases both versions of IELTS may be accepted.

If you are not certain as to which version to take, you should contact the organisations directly in order to check their requirements.