IELTS Online

IELTS Online

IELTS Online is a new way how to take your IELTS Academic test. Complete your test online from any location at any time, all you need is a quiet, well-lit private space, a stable internet connection, and a computer. Get started with remote proctoring today!

Exam Information

What is IELTS Online?

IELTS Online replicates the IELTS Academic test format but with the flexibility to take it online from any location, anytime, thanks to advanced remote proctoring. This method integrates seamlessly into your schedule and is monitored by both AI and human invigilators.

Just like the traditional IELTS Academic test, it includes listening, reading, writing, and a speaking section. The speaking section is conducted online as well, through a video call with a certified IELTS examiner.

Please verify acceptance of the online format with your institution and note that it is not recognised by immigration authorities.

Why to take IELTS Online?

  • Convenient: Take your test from home or any suitable private location
  • Prompt results: Receive your results quickly, usually within 6-8 days
  • Secure: Experience a secure testing environment with ID checks, plagiarism screening, and comprehensive both Human and AI proctoring
  • Internationally recognised: Accepted by numerous universities and educational institutions (not for immigration purposes)

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What are IELTS Online requirements

  • 18 years and older
  • A valid passport (colour copy needed for online registration)
  • A private and well-lit space
  • Use of a computer or laptop (the test is not compatible with tablets or mobile phones)
  • A stable internet connection
  • Test duration: 2 hours and 50 minutes without breaks
  • A tablet or mobile phone is necessary for room verification during check-in
  • Ensure the Inspera Exam Portal app is downloaded prior to test day

Format of IELTS Online

IELTS Online maintains the same structure as the IELTS Academic test at test centres. For further details, please refer to the IELTS Academic page.

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