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CALCULATING IELTS OVERALL BANDS

The overall Band score is the average of the scores from all the four modules, rounded to the nearest whole or half band. All the four modules are calculated out of 9 Bands.

If the average of the scores ends up with 0.25 then the overall band score is rounded up to the next half band.

If the average of the scores ends up with 0.75 then the overall Band score is rounded up to the next whole band.

For instance

1.                          L – 6.5

                             R – 6.5

                             W – 5

                             S – 7

                             25.0

Divide by 4 = 25/4 = 6.25

Round off to the next half band

Overall – 6.5

2.                          L – 6.5

                             R – 6.5

                             W – 5.5

                             S – 6.0

                             24.5

Divide by 4 = 24.5/4 = 6.125

Round off to the whole band as it is less than 0.25

Overall = 6

3.                     L – 4

                        R – 3.5

                        W – 4

                        S – 4

                        19.5

Divide by 4 = 19.5/4 = 3.875

Fraction is above . 75 so round off to next whole band

Overall = 4

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  • user
    Gurleen kaur
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    08 Jul 2024 02:25 PM

    R - 7 , l - 7.5, w- 6,s- 6.5 overall band score

    • faculty
      08 Jul 2024 05:28 PM

      In this case, overall bands will be 6.5 in IELTS Academic Test.

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  • user
    Komalpreet kaur
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    31 May 2024 09:14 PM

    5.0+5.5 +5.0+5.5 =

    • faculty
      07 Jun 2024 10:07 AM

      In this case, overall bands will be 5.0 in IELTS Academic test.

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  • user
    Shefin
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    28 May 2024 01:19 AM

    6.5+5.5+5.5+5.5

    • faculty
      07 Jun 2024 10:06 AM

      In this case, overall bands will be 5.5 in IELTS Academic test.

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  • user
    Jashanpreet kaur
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    04 Jul 2024 03:16 AM

    6+6+6.5+6.5

    • faculty
      01 May 2024 09:55 AM

      In this case, overall bands will be 6.0 in IELTS test.

    • faculty
      Bhargav 04 Jul 2024 08:46 AM

      Sir, I think it's 6.5 , overall band

    • faculty
      06 Jul 2024 11:33 AM

      Overall bands will be 6.0 in this case.

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  • user
    R
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    11 Apr 2024 04:00 PM

    7,7,6,6 what will be the overall score ?

    • faculty
      11 Apr 2024 04:28 PM

      In this case, overall bands will be 6.5 in IELTS test.

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    Jashan
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    09 Apr 2024 09:30 AM

    6.5,6.5,6.5,5.5 overall ?

    • faculty
      10 Apr 2024 09:47 AM

      In this case, overall bands will be 6.0 in IELTS test.

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  • user
    Harman Wraich
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    03 Apr 2024 09:28 PM

    5.5,5.5,6.5,6 overall?

    • faculty
      04 Apr 2024 10:08 AM

      In this case, overall bands will be 5.5 in IELTS test.

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  • user
    Harsh
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    29 Mar 2024 11:50 AM

    5 ,5,5.5,5.5

    • faculty
      29 Mar 2024 04:32 PM

      In this case, overall bands will be 5 in IELTS test.

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  • user
    Mamta
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    23 Mar 2024 10:51 PM

    6+6+5.5+5 overall band ??

    • faculty
      26 Mar 2024 10:33 AM

      In this case, overall bands will be 5.5 in IELTS test.

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  • user
    Gagan
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    28 Dec 2023 04:22 PM

    4+6+7+4.5 overall band score?

    • faculty
      29 Dec 2023 09:32 AM

      In this case, overall bands will be 5.5 in IELTS Academic test.

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  • user
    Taran Buttar
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    28 Nov 2023 07:00 PM

    6.5,6.5,6.5,6

    • faculty
      29 Nov 2023 01:18 PM

      In this case, overall bands will be 6.5 in IELTS Academic test.

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  • user
    Mohammed
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    07 Oct 2023 11:48 PM

    If my score is 6.5,6.5,6,6.then what will be my overall

    • faculty
      10 Oct 2023 10:40 AM

      In this case, overall bands will be 6.5 in IELTS Academic test.

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  • user
    Sugandhi
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    29 Sep 2023 01:03 PM

    L7,R7.5,w 7,S 5.5 and overall band score is ?

    • faculty
      29 Sep 2023 05:14 PM

      In this case, overall bands will be 7 in IELTS test.

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  • user
    Simran
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    11 Jun 2023 04:24 PM

    If you got 6.5 in all modules

    • faculty
      12 Jun 2023 10:39 AM

      In this case, overall bands will also be 6.5 in IELTS Academic result.

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    Suhana
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    06 Jun 2023 10:04 PM

    W6.5 L 6 Speaking 6 Reading 5 Over-all?

    • faculty
      07 Jun 2023 10:39 AM

      In this case, overall bands will be 5.8 for IELTS Academic.

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    Bhavya
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    31 May 2024 03:46 AM

    L= 6 S=7 R=6.5 W=8

    • faculty
      03 Feb 2023 10:14 AM

      In this case, overall bands will be 7 for IELTS Academic.

    • faculty
      Komalpreet kaur 31 May 2024 09:15 PM

      5.0 +5.5 +5.0 +5.5

    • faculty
      Komalpreet kaur 31 May 2024 09:16 PM

      5.0 +5.5 +5.0 +5.5 give overall band score

    • faculty
      07 Jun 2024 10:07 AM

      In this case, overall bands will be 5.0 in IELTS Academic test.

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