IELTS is now available in electronic format
The British Council noted that the content of IELTS and its structure remain unchanged in both formats of the test.
'No matter which version of the IELTS test the selected computer or paper, examinees can be sure that they give the same reliable English language test', – noted in the organization.
Computer IELTS includes listening, reading and writing. Speaking of all the test participants pass the certified examiner face to face. The electronic format enables the use of international standards for quality assurance and safety test.
The British Council has launched the reception of e-tests, and became the most popular English exam in the world. Today in Kazakhstan available exams as electronically or on paper.
'The test on the computer does not replace paper testing, on the contrary expands the possibilities for delivery at any convenient time within test dates. Now the one who passes the exam can choose the format and time of the IELTS. The same person can get fast results just a week after passing the test,' - said an employee of the British Council Helen SIM.
'As a world leader in the field of English language, the British Council is pleased to provide quality solutions to assess the language skills to support the implementation of the trilingual policy and educational reforms in Kazakhstan. With the launch of computer IELTS we can help even more people to take an internationally recognized English language test, and thus opening new career and educational opportunities,' said Director of British Council in Kazakhstan Jim Butteri.
IELTS is one of the most important and popular in the world of English-language tests. In the past year, IELTS passed more than 3.5 million people. IELTS results are recognized by more than 10 thousand universities, schools, employers, and immigration, considering it a credible indicator of objective ability to communicate in English.
The British Council is an international organization in the UK, working in the field of cultural relations and educational opportunities, conducts IELTS in over 100 countries.