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Computer - Delivered IELTS Test

Computer-delivered IELTS is here with faster results and more test dates.

Computer-delivered IELTS is now being offered at University of Wollongong in Dubai

To register click relevant module below:

Registration will close four days before the test date, subject to availability of places.

CD IELTS test fee: AED 1,260 (VAT Inclusive)

Please note that you are about to register for a standard Computer Deliver IELTS exam. For Computer Deliver IELTS UKVI registration, click the following link Registration for IELTS UKVI

 

Free Practice Test 

Get Familiar with computer-delivered IELTS click here

The familiarisation test allows you to experience the test on your own computer so you know what to expect on test day.

  • The Listening practice test consists of 6 questions types and 24 questions
  • The Academic Reading practice test consists of 11 questions types and 41 questions
  • The General Training Reading practice test consists of 11 questions types and 36 questions
  • The Writing practice test consist of 2 tasks

 

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So, what is new about computer-delivered IELTS?

If you choose the new option, you will take the Listening, Reading and Writing sections using a computer. The Speaking test will remain face-to-face, as we believe it is the most effective way of assessing your speaking skills and prompts a more lifelike performance.

All other aspects of the test are identical, whether it is taken on paper or on computer.

Results for computer-delivered IELTS will be available 5-7 days after you finish all sections of your test.

Still the same IELTS test

  • Content
  • Timings*
  • Question types
  • Marking
  • Security arrangements
  • Speaking test delivery (face-to-face)

*In the computer-delivered Listening test, the timings are slightly different from the paper-based test. This is because the paper-based test requires users to transfer answers to an answer sheet. This step becomes redundant when answering directly on a computer.

  • Before the start of each part of the Listening test you will have some time to read the questions.
  • After the end of each part of the Listening test you will have some time to review your answers.
  • At the end of the Listening test, you will have 2 minutes to check your answers.

Receive your results within 5-7 days

Regardless of whether you choose to take the IELTS test on paper or on computer, you will receive the same test report form. You will receive your results within 5-7 days when you sit a computer-delivered test.

Computer Delivered IELTS Information Booklet

Let’s get familiar with the computer-delivered IELTS

Take a look at this short tutorial video to help you understand and prepare for computer-delivered IELTS

Before you head into your test, make sure you take some time to get familiar with the computer-delivered format of the test. These sample materials will give you an idea of what to expect in the computer-delivered Listening, Reading and Writing sections.

Practice with sample test questions

  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Writing

Computer-Delivered Practice Listening Tests

The Listening question types in IELTS are the same as in the paper-based test:

  • Multiple Choice
  • Matching
  • Plan/Map/Diagram Labelling
  • Form Completion
  • Note Completion
  • Table Completion
  • Flow-chart Completion
  • Summary Completion
  • Sentence Completion
  • Short Answer Questions

Any of these question types may appear in any of the four parts of the test.

There is more detailed information on the IELTS Listening question types here.

A selection of sample Listening test questions is given below. Answer keys and transcripts of the recordings are also provided for you to check your answers.

In each sample, you will have some time to look through the questions before the recording starts, and some time at the end to check your answers.

Sample Listening Multiple Choice (one answer)
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Sample Listening Multiple Choice (more than one answer)
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Sample Listening Plan/Map/Diagram Labelling (Type A)
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Sample Listening Plan/Map/Diagram Labelling (Type B)
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Sample Listening Note Completion
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Sample Listening Short Answer Questions
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Computer-Delivered Practice Academic Reading & Writing Tests

Practice with sample test questions. Not only will these sample questions step you through how to navigate the screen during your computer-delivered IELTS Academic Reading and Writing test, they also give you an opportunity to test out some sample questions. 

Familiarise yourself with the computer-delivered IELTS Reading test (Academic)

The Academic Reading question types in IELTS are the same as in the paper-based test:

  • Multiple Choice
  • Identifying Information (True/False/Not Given)
  • Identifying a Writer’s Views/Claims (Yes/No/Not Given)
  • Matching Information
  • Matching Headings
  • Matching Features
  • Matching Sentence Endings
  • Sentence Completion
  • Summary Completion
  • Note Completion
  • Table Completion
  • Flow-chart Completion
  • Diagram Label Completion
  • Short Answer Questions

 

Any of these question types may appear in any of the three parts of the test.

You can find detailed information about the IELTS Academic Reading question types here.

A selection of sample Academic Reading test questions is given below. Answer keys are also provided for you to check your answers.

Sample Academic Reading Multiple Choice (one answer)
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Sample Academic Reading Multiple Choice (more than one answer)
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Sample Academic Reading Identifying Information (True/False/Not Given)
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Sample Academic Reading Note Completion
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Sample Academic Reading Matching Headings
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Sample Academic Reading Summary Completion (selecting words from the text)
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Sample Academic Reading Summary Completion (selecting from a list of words or phrases)
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Sample Academic Reading Sentence Completion
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Sample Academic Reading Flow-chart Completion (selecting words from the text)
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Familiarise yourself with the computer-delivered IELTS Writing test (Academic)

The Academic Writing question types in IELTS are the same as in the paper-based test: 

  • In Part 1, you are presented with a graph, table, chart or diagram and are asked to describe, summarize or explain the information in your own words. You may be asked to describe and explain data, describe the stages of a process, how something works or describe an object or event.
  • In Part 2, you are asked to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem. 

You can find detailed information about the IELTS Academic Writing question types here.

Sample Academic Writing test questions are given below. Sample responses with band scores and examiner comments are also provided.

Sample Academic Writing – Part 1
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Sample Academic Writing – Part 2
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Computer-Delivered Practice General Training Reading & Writing Tests

Practice with sample test questions. Not only will these sample questions step you through how to navigate the screen during your computer-delivered IELTS General Training Reading and Writing test, they also give you an opportunity to test out some sample questions.

Familiarise yourself with the computer-delivered IELTS Reading test (General Training)

Sample General Training Reading – Matching Information
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Sample General Training Reading – True/False/Not given
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Sample General Training Reading – Note Completion
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Sample General Training Reading – Sentence Completion
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Familiarise yourself with the computer-delivered IELTS Writing test (General Training)

Sample General Training Writing – Part 1
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Download sample candidate writing scripts & examiner comments

Sample General Training Writing – Part 2
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