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IELTS EXAM DATES 2021 (IELTS TEST CALENDAR)

IDP offer the same and fixed the IELTS test date calendar for a year.  Generally, there exist four IELTS exam dates in a month for Academic IELTS whereas, General Training IELTS Exam is conducted twice a month. Candidates can choose any date from the listed dates and can choose any location out of specified 55 varied and can choose any location out of specified 55 varied test centers, covering likewise. 

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Every Week one IELTS TEST is conducted most probably every Saturday and Seldomly, on Thursday too. In total there are 48 Academic Tests conducted per year and 24 General Training tests conducted per year. Computer-delivered IELTS Test can be taken 7 days a week and 4 times in a day. In the case of IDP only 1 test location is available which is Jalandhar (Punjab). It is advised to book the test 10 to 15 days prior to the Test Giving Date, IELTS Exam is basically of two types and conducted in two distinct ways in almost every major city of India.

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CURRENT IELTS EXAM DATES

The IELTS exam is jointly owned and organized by IDP and Cambridge English Language Assessment. IDP conduct the IELTS exam four times in a month. They schedule IELTS exam dates 48 days per year. Here we have provided the current date sheet of the IELTS exam going to be held in the coming months.

IDP IELTS EXAM DATES IN OCTOBER 2021

Test Dates Test Type IELTS Exam Fees
Saturday, 9 October 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700
Thursday, 14 October 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700 
Saturday, 23 October 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700
Saturday, 30 October 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700

IDP IELTS EXAM DATES IN NOVEMBER 2021

Test Dates Test Type IELTS Exam Fees
Saturday, 6 November 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700 
Thursday, 11 November 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700
Saturday, 20 November 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700
Saturday, 27 November 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700

IDP IELTS EXAM DATES

IDP is another recognized organization that administers the IELTS exam. Candidates can check out the recent dates released for IELTS Academics and IELTS General exam going to be held in Jalandhar. 

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IDP IELTS EXAM DATES IN JANUARY 2021

Test Dates Test Type IELTS Exam Fees
Saturday, 9 January 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,000
Saturday, 16 January 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,000
Thursday, 21 January 2021 Academic Only INR 14,000
Saturday, 23 January 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,000

IDP IELTS EXAM DATES IN FEBRUARY 2021

Test Dates Test Type IELTS Exam Fees
Saturday, 6 February 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,000
Saturday, 20 February 2021 Academic Only INR 14,000
Thursday, 25 February 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,000
Saturday, 27 February 2021 Academic Only INR 14,000

IDP IELTS EXAM DATES IN MARCH 2021

Test Dates Test Type IELTS Exam Fees
Thursday, 4 March 2021 Academic Only INR 14,000
Saturday, 13 March 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,000
Saturday, 20 March 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,000
Saturday, 27 March 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,000

IDP IELTS EXAM DATES IN APRIL 2021

Test Dates Test Type IELTS Exam Fees
Saturday, 10 April 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700
Saturday, 17 April 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700
Saturday, 24 April 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700 
Thursday, 29 April 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700 

IDP IELTS EXAM DATES IN MAY 2021

Test Dates Test Type IELTS Exam Fees
Saturday, 8 May 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700
Thursday, 20 May 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700
Saturday, 22 May 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700
Saturday, 29 May 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700

IDP IELTS EXAM DATES IN JUNE 2021

Test Dates Test Type IELTS Exam Fees
Saturday, 5 June 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700
Saturday, 12 June 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700 
Thursday, 17 June 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700
Saturday, 19 June 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700

IDP IELTS EXAM DATES IN JULY 2021

Test Dates Test Type IELTS Exam Fees
Thursday, 1 July 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700 
Saturday, 10 July 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700
Saturday, 17 July 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700
Saturday, 24 July 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700

IDP IELTS EXAM DATES IN AUGUST 2021

Test Dates Test Type IELTS Exam Fees
Saturday, 7 August 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700
Thursday, 12 August 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700
Saturday, 21 August 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700
Saturday, 28 August 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700

IDP IELTS EXAM DATES IN SEPTEMBER 2021

Test Dates Test Type IELTS Exam Fees
Saturday, 4 September 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700
Saturday, 11 September 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700
Thursday, 16 September 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700
Saturday, 25 September 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700

IDP IELTS EXAM DATES IN OCTOBER 2021

Test Dates Test Type IELTS Exam Fees
Saturday, 9 October 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700 
Thursday, 14 October 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700
Saturday, 23 October 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700
Saturday, 30 October 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700

IDP IELTS EXAM DATES IN NOVEMBER 2021

Test Dates Test Type IELTS Exam Fees
Saturday, 6 November 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700
Thursday, 11 November 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700
Saturday, 20 November 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700
Saturday, 27 November 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700

IDP IELTS EXAM DATES IN DECEMBER 2021

Test Dates Test Type IELTS Exam Fees
Thursday, 2 December 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700
Saturday, 4 December 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700
Saturday, 11 December 2021 Academic Only INR 14,700
Saturday, 18 December 2021 Academic and General Training INR 14,700

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IELTS EXAM FEES

If you are planning to appear for the IELTS test in the coming months! Then this particular section is your one-stop requirement. If you are appearing for the IELTS exam through IDP then the IELTS registration fee is Rs 14,700. 

Countries Accept IELTS UK, CANADA, USA, ETC
Purpose of IELTS Studying and Working Abroad
Types Of IELTS Academic and General Training Test.
Mode Of IELTS Exam Paper-Based and Computer-Based
Conducted By  IDP Education Ltd
Contact For Enquiry BC 0120-4569000, IDP +91-124-4445999
IELTS Exam Fee INR 14,700

 

IELTS Exam Rescheduling Fee

IDP follow the same procedure for rescheduling the IELTS exam date. Due to some reasons, if the candidate wants to shift or change the IELTS test dates, then they can put in a request for the test day transfer at least before five weeks. The candidates will be given a test date after deducting the cancellation/postponement fee. Also, the candidate needs to keep in mind that the new test date must be in the coming three months of the original date. All the candidates are required to pay an administrative charge of rupees INR 3,300 inclusive of all the taxes for the transfer of the IELTS test dates.

IELTS Exam Cancellation Fee

Candidates going to appear for the IELTS exam through IDP have the option to cancel their IELTS exam. If any candidate will cancel the IELTS application more than five-week before approaching the test date, the candidate will get a refund minus the 25% administrative fee of the exam. 

  • If the candidate cancels the exam in less than exactly five weeks then they will not get any type of refund.

  • Due to some urgent reason if a candidate fails to appear at the time of the test. Then also he/she will not get a refund. Hence it will ultimately be considered as a cancellation.

  • Candidates who can produce an authentic medical certificate within the time limit of five days from the test date can get a refund after deducting the local administrative fees.

IELTS Exam Revaluation Fee

If your score is below your expectation and you are not satisfied with it, you are free to apply for an enquiry on results. IDP allow the candidates to re-evaluate their exam results. This can be done by contacting the test center where you have appeared for your IELTS test. After applying for enquiry on results for your IELTS test, your test will be evaluated by the senior IELTS examiner who has no idea about your current IELTS score in each module. If there are any changes in the evaluated score then the exam conducting body will issue a new Test Report Form (TRF). The overall fee of revaluation is INR 11,025  including GST.

How to apply for IELTS Exam Revaluation?

  • Candidates are required to visit the IDP (International Development Program) website for applying for enquiry on results( EOR).

  • After that, candidates should log in to the website with their IELTS exam appearing ID and Password.

  • Then they should click on the EOR option and fill in the Passport and test date option.

  • After this candidates need to select the subject in which they require remarking and pay the fees.

  • The head office will notify your re-mark result within 21 days of the receipt of the complete exam material and documents.

The IELTS exam fees structure remains the same for both Academic & General Training Paper-based test and Academic and General Training Computer-delivered Test. Generally, the IELTS exam fee is revised in the month of April every year.

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IELTS FAQs

Ques1. When will the IELTS exams be held in India in 2021?

Ans. The IELTS exam is conducted in various cities of India. You can check out the IELTS exam Calendar 2021 given above for both IELTS General and Academics. 

Ques2. What is the IELTS examination registration fee?

Ans. The IELTS registration fee is Rs 14,700.

Ques3. Will my exam fee be refunded, if I cancel my IELTS exam?

 Ans. Yes, you'll get a refund minus the 25% administrative fee of the exam. You are required to request exam cancellation before five weeks of exam date. If you cancel on the exam date, then you’ll not get a refund. You need to produce a reliable medical certificate within five days of the test date to get a refund minus local administrative fees. 

Ques4. Can I choose a date for the IELTS exam as per my convenience? 

Ans. The IELTS exam is conducted four times a month. So, candidates can choose a date as per their convenience. 

Ques5. From where I check the availability of IELTS exam date?

Ans. You can check updated IELTS exam dates from the official website of the IDP. Otherwise, the official website of IBT English also provides details of IELTS exam dates. 

Ques6. Can I change my IELTS exam date?

Ans. IDP give the privilege of rescheduling the IELTS exam date. Candidates who wish to change their IELTS exam date need to put in a request for a new exam date before five weeks of the previous exam date. 

Ques7. Can I re-evaluate my IELTS exam?

Ans. You can apply for revaluation within six weeks of IELTS test dates on your test report form. You can get your result of revaluation within 2 to 21 days of applying for a revaluation. 

Ques8. Is it possible to prepare for IELTS exams in 15 days?

Ans. It is quite hard to prepare for the IELTS exam in just 15 days. If you adhere to smart study in an organized way, then it will be possible to clear the IELTS exam with just 15 days of preparation. 

Ques9. Do the examiner repeat questions in the IELTS speaking test?

Ans. Generally, examiners never repeat their questions. However, if they do it won’t be more than three times. So, prepare yourself properly to answer each question confidently. 

Ques10. What is the validity of the IELTS exam result?

Ans. In general, the result of the IELTS exam is valid for two years. This exam is recognized worldwide. It is advisable to check the validation period of the government or institution you are submitting your IELTS certificate to.