The International English Language Testing System, or IELTS is an international standardised test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. This IELTS is conducted by British Council and IDP. The IELTS is conducted in over 500 international centers, four times in a month. A number of people from different backgrounds appear for the test, making it one of the most accepted forms of international testing. This makes it imperative for aspirants to plan a structured preparation before taking the IELTS.
All four forms of language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking are tested in IELTS. Among these, the speaking test is a face-to-face interview with a certified examiner.