The number of candidates appearing for the IELTS exam in India for studying in or migrating to an English-speaking country has increased by up to 15 per cent since the pre-pandemic years, according to official figures. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a globally standardised test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. The exam is trusted by more than 10,000 organisations around the world as an indicator of English language proficiency.
The statistics have been shared by IDP Education Limited, which owns the IELTS in India.
“The growth in the current year IELTS numbers versus the pre-pandemic normal year is in the range of 10-15 per cent,” said Piyush Kumar, regional director (South Asia and Mauritius), IDP Education.
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