While it is impossible to appear for IELTS test because of COVID-19 shut down in many countries, IELTS Indicator Academic test enables you to easily apply in the number of educational institutions overseas.
What is IELTS Indicator?
IELTS Indicator being an online test can be taken not only to demonstrate Language skills but also taking care of the safety and comfort of your home, provided there is an internet facility available. Being an official IELTS, one can easily trust this test. This test includes – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking modules, and follows the same format, structure, difficulty level, content and timing. Moreover, since questions are marked by real IELTS examiners and markers, this test becomes a reliable source to provide an accurate IELTS score.
The IELTS Indicator test is held once a week at a scheduled time, and the result is declared within seven days. To add on, IELTS Indicator result includes an indicative band score for each module and an overall IELTS band score. However, not all educational organisations are accepting it. Therefore, one must check with the university on whether they are accepting it before booking the test. Also, the fees for this exam is USD 149.
How does IELTS Indicator work?
First of all, as it is a live test, there should be a working camera installed on a system one is planning to appear for the test with reliable internet connectivity. Both IELTS and IELTS INDICATOR have same test format be it attempting Listening, Reading and Writing at a stretch approximately 2 hours 45 minutes, or one-to-one Speaking with a qualified examiner for IELTS over a video call. Further, this test is allocated with certain starting time and duration. Also, you can neither have pause nor come back later options during the test.
You must have a passport as an identity document with you before appearing for the test.
Please note that IELTS Indicator test is made available only as an Academic Test to support pupils who wish to progress their applications for university and college during COVID-19 crisis, not for the immigration purpose.