Every country has a language criterion when it comes to studying there. Sometimes the criterion is re-defined depending on the university or course. Securing qualifying grades in these tests are essential to obtaining admissions in institutes abroad and it plays a major role in most cases to secure a visa.
International English Language Testing System is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study or work in countries where English is the primary language for communication. IELTS is jointly managed by University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL), British Council and IDP: IELTS Australia. IELTS conforms to the highest international standards of language assessment.It covers the four language skills- Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. IELTS is recognised by universities and employers in many countries, including Australia, Canada, Germany, New Zealand, UK and USA. It is also recognised by professional bodies, immigration authorities and other government agencies.