IELTS Online

Introducing a new type of IELTS

by | Oct 5, 2021 | news, Tips

IELTS on paper, IELTS on computer, and now IELTS Online! Yes, you will soon have the option to take the exam on your own computer at home!

Starting in 2022, IELTS candidates will no longer have to travel long distances to IELTS test centers to sit the test. With “IELTS Online”, simply book a test and take it remotely from a private location of your choosing — the same old IELTS you know and love, only more accessible and convenient.

IELTS Online is the new way to take IELTS Academic wherever you are in the world, so let’s answer some of the burning questions you may have about the new delivery method of IELTS:

Q: When will I be able to take IELTS Online?
A: It will become available in early 2022.

Q: Is it different from IELTS on paper or IELTS on computer?
A: No, it will be exactly the same.

Q: Will it be available in my country?
A: IELTS Online will be rolled out gradually and will become available to certain countries first. Your country may or may not be amongst them.

Q: Is it cheaper or more expensive than the regular IELTS?
A: The pricing is expected to be comparable with in-center testing, but it will be announced in 2022.

Q: I’m studying for IELTS General Training. Can I take IELTS Online?
A: Unfortunately, it will be initially available for the Academic version only.

Q: Will it be available at British Council centers or IDP?
A: Both

Q: Will it be accepted by the same organizations?
A: There are negotiations with academic institutions to confirm that they will also accept IELTS Online.

Q: What about the test security when the candidates take the test from home?
A: The exam is proctored by both humans and AI, ensuring that the results are reliable.

Q: Can I still take the test at a center in my city?
A: Of course! No test taker is compelled to take the test online, and you will still have the in-center option.

That’s all we know about IELTS Online at this point. Are you considering taking the test online from home soon? Then, get started with the online IELTS Preparation courses at IELTS Juice Online Academy today:

If you have any questions about IELTS Online that we have not addressed above, ask in the comments section.

About the Author

About the Author

CEO and Co-founder of Juice Academy

Mehdi Safavi is a Cambridge certified English teacher (CELTA Grade A), IDP-trained IELTS expert, Sussex Downs College TESOL with 17+ years of teaching & teacher training experience. More about him →

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