You will be able to view your IELTS results in the test taker portal 3 to 5 calendar days after the test date.
A paper copy of your IELTS on computer test score – known as an IELTS Test Report Form (TRF) – will be sent out via priority mail delivery 5 days after your test date. This means you will receive the paper copy between 5-10 days after the test date. IELTS results will not be disclosed over the phone or through email.
Make your performance visible and enhance your career by adding your IELTS Test Report to your LinkedIn Profile (show future employers your English skills and complement the attractiveness of your profile). We help you! Here are instructions to add your certification to your profile:
Name of certificate
Add the name of your qualification and your score. Example IELTS - Band Score 8.0
Add Swiss Exams
Add the expiration date.
Add the month and year you took the exam.
In order for companies to verify your result, you can add your ID Number. You can find your ID Number on your Test Report Form or you can leave the field empty.
You will be awarded an IELTS band score from 0-9 for each test section, which reflects your proficiency in English.
Your IELTS Test Report Form will show a score for each of the four skills (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking) and an overall band score. You can score whole band scores (for example IELTS score 5.0, 6.0, 7.0) or half band scores (e.g. IELTS score 5.5, 6.5, 7.5) in every section of the test.
IELTS Band Score
The test taker has fully operational command of the language. Their use of English is appropriate, accurate and fluent, and shows complete understanding.
Very good user
The test taker has fully operational command of the language with only occasional unsystematic inaccuracies and inappropriate usage. They may misunderstand some things in unfamiliar situations. They handle complex and detailed argumentation well.
The test taker has operational command of the language, though with occasional inaccuracies, inappropriate usage and misunderstandings in some situations. They generally handle complex language well and understand detailed reasoning.
The test taker has an effective command of the language despite some inaccuracies, inappropriate usage and misunderstandings. They can use and understand fairly complex language, particularly in familiar situations.
The test taker has a partial command of the language and copes with overall meaning in most situations, although they are likely to make many mistakes. They should be able to handle basic communication in their own field.
The test taker's basic competence is limited to familiar situations. They frequently show problems in understanding and expression. They are not able to use complex language.
Extremely limited user
The test taker conveys and understands only general meaning in very familiar situations. There are frequent breakdowns in communication.
The test taker has great difficulty understanding spoken and written English.
The test taker has no ability to use the language except a few isolated words.