When to Register for IELTS Exam: A Complete Guide

IELTS Registration: Step-by-Step Guide to Apply for IELTS

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PI - Prepare IELTS

2023-09-16

IELTS Registration

Overview

To study abroad, migrate for work, or simply assess your English language skills, candidates have to appear in this IELTS exam. But how to start and how to register for IELTS exam?

To appear for this exam, candidates have to register for the IELTS Test. Registering for the exam is the first step towards your IELTS journey.

In this context, this blog encompasses a comprehensive guide that will walk you through the IELTS registration process to ensure a smooth and successful application.

So, let’s begin your journey with the IELTS Exam.

When to Register for the IELTS Exam?

Before we dive deep into the steps of registration details, it is crucial to understand when you should register for the IELTS exam.

IELTS exams are typically conducted multiple times a month. Therefore, planning your registration well in advance is essential to secure your preferred date.

The availability of dates varies depending on your location, and to find the nearest IELTS test centre and available test dates, visit the official IELTS website or contact your local test centre.

You can also talk to our experts to know the details of the IELTS Exam.

How to Register for IELTS Exam in India - Complete Registration Process

The conducting bodies of IELTS (British Council, IDP Education and Cambridge Assessment English) provide 3 options to fill out the IELTS Application Form. Candidates can choose any one option and register for IELTS Test 2024. 

  • Register Online and Pay the Test Fee

  • Register in person at any IDP branch or Input Node

  • Register by courier and pay the test fee by Demand Draft or ICICI deposit/HDFC deposit slip

 

Let's explore all 3 options for registering for the IELTS exam.

 

How to Register for the IELTS Exam Online?

Below, you can check the step-by-step process of IELTS online Registration.

Step 1 - Go to the official IELTS website (www.ielts.org) and create an account.

Step 2 - Choose the type of IELTS test you want to take - Academic or General Training. Ensure you select the correct module based on your goals.

Step 3 - Search for test centres near you and select your preferred exam date. Keep in mind that popular dates may fill up quickly.

Step 4 - Fill out the online application form with your personal details, contact information, and passport or ID details.

Step 5 - Upload a recent passport-sized photo of yourself as per the specified guidelines.

Step 6 - Pay the test fee online using a credit or debit card.

Step 7 - Once your payment is processed, you will see a confirmation on your computer screen with your test details, including the test centre, date, and time. Print this detail and keep it safe, as you will need it on test day.

 

How to Register for IELTS Test Offline at any IDP branch or Input Node?

If you prefer to register offline, you can visit any IDP branch or Input Node. Here is what you need to do:

Step 1 - Find the nearest IDP branch or Input Node in your area.

Step 2 - Fill out the IELTS application form provided at the centre.

Step 3 - Submit the completed form along with the necessary documents and the test fee.

Step 4 - You will receive a confirmation acknowledgement letter with your test details, similar to the online registration process.

 

How to Register for IELTS Exam by courier and pay the test fee by Demand Draft or ICICI deposit/HDFC deposit slip?

If visiting a centre in person is not feasible, you can register by courier. Follow these steps to fill out the IELTS Registration form:

Step 1 - Contact your nearest IDP branch or Input Node to request an IELTS application form.

Step 2 - Fill out the application form accurately.

Step 3 - Pay the test fee using a Demand Draft or an ICICI/HDFC deposit slip, as specified in the instructions.

Step 4 - Send your completed application form, payment, and necessary documents to the designated address.

Step 5 - Once your application is processed, you will receive a confirmation email.

 

Designated Address to Send Your IELTS Application

IDP Education India Pvt. Ltd.
Global Gateway Towers, Tower-B,
5th Floor, Sikanderpur Ghosi,
Sector-26, M.G. Road,
Gurugram -122002, Haryana, India
Tel: +91-124-4445999

IELTS Registration Fees

To successfully register for the IELTS Test, candidates have to pay a certain amount for academic and general tests. Below, you can check the IELTS Application Fee to fill out the form.

Test Type Cost (INR)/th>

Paper-based IELTS Academic Training

17,000

Paper-based IELTS General Training

17,000

Computer-delivered IELTS Academic Training

17,000

Computer-delivered IELTS General Training

17,000

Conclusion

Whether you register online, in person, or by courier, careful planning and attention to detail are crucial to appearing in the exam. Above, we have provided you with all the options available to fill out the IELTS Application Form.

As a whole, registering for the IELTS exam is the first step towards achieving your career objectives of studying abroad. 

We hope you got a clear idea about the IELTS Registration Process. You can start preparing for the IELTS exam by Registering on the PI Website.

If you need further guidance, please contact Prepare IELTS (PI) expert counsellors. Our team of education experts is dedicated to providing you with the best advice in the IELTS exam.

You can get a one-on-one counselling session online via our platform. Contact us at info@prepareieltsexam.com or call us at +91 9773398388.

FAQs

Yes, you can request a test date change, but it depends on the availability of the date at that place. Refer to the official IELTS website for detailed information on date change policies.

Yes, the Academic module is typically for those seeking higher education or professional registration, while the General Training module is for those migrating to an English-speaking country for work or training.

It's advisable to register at least 2-3 months before your intended test date to secure your preferred slot and allow ample time for preparation.

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