IELTS at UTM

Test Format

Candidates are tested in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. Check with your receiving organization(s) to confirm whether an Academic or General Training test is required. Testing in Listening, Reading and Writing takes place on Saturday morning. Speaking interviews are normally scheduled in the afternoon of the Saturday test date or up to seven (7) days before or after the test date.

The testing is done in the following order:

ACADEMIC TEST GENERAL TEST
LISTENING
4 sections, 40 items
30 minutes
LISTENING
4 sections, 40 items
30 minutes
ACADEMIC READING
3 sections, 40 items
60 minutes
GENERAL TRAINING READING
3 sections, 40 items
60 minutes
ACADEMIC WRITING
2 tasks (150 & 250 words)
60 minutes
GENERAL TRAINING WRITING
2 tasks (150 & 250 words)
60 minutes
SPEAKING
Personal interview with examiner
14 minutes
SPEAKING
Personal interview with examiner
14 minutes

Total Test Time: 2 hours and 45 minutes

Please visit IELTS Essentials at http://www.ieltsessentials.com/prepare/how_to_prepare.aspx for guidance on IELTS Test preparation.


Last updated: September 25, 2014