IELTS Test Pattern 2021

There are four section/modules in the Academic IELTS Test. Total Test Time: 2hr 45min (Depending upon test centre speaking test may take place up to 7 days before or after the test date)

Sections with Duration IELTS Academic Test DescriptionTotal Questions
 Listening (30 minutes)It encompasses four recorded monologues and conversations40
 Reading (60 minutes)Three long reading passages with tasks text range from descriptive and factual to discursive, and analytical includes non-verbal material like diagrams, graphs, and illustrations texts are authentic (taken from books, journals, and newspapers)40
 Writing (60 minutes)A writing task of at least 150 words where the candidate must summarize, describe or explain table, graph, chart, or diagram, and another short essay task of at least 250 words2
 Speaking (11-14 minutes)The face-to-face interview includes short questions, speaking at length about a familiar topic, and a structured discussion3

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