IELTS 2022 : Exam Dates, Registration, Fees, Eligibility, Syllabus, Question Papers, Results

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Overview

Every month, candidates can choose from four IELTS test dates. The IELTS Academic test is administered 48 times per year, whilst the IELTS General Training Test is administered 24 times per year.

It's worth noting that in India, the time slots for IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training may differ.

IELTS dates are generally held on Saturdays and Thursdays of each week at accredited IELTS test centres across the country for convenience and flexibility. The test's listening, speaking, and writing sections are all given on the same day; however, the speaking section is given during the next seven days.

IELTS Important Dates

The IELTS Exam is administered by two recognised bodies: IDP IELTS. Throughout the year, the IELTS test is offered at various times. A candidate must keep in mind their university admission dates & timelines then accordingly schedule an IELTS test date. To prevent making a last-minute mistake, students who plan to take the IELTS test should schedule their exam three to four months before their application deadline. In India, the IELTS test is available in several significant cities.

IELTS Exam Dates

Exams for the IELTS can be scheduled four times per month. On the IELTS IDP website, you can select your IELTS test dates and a convenient test centre, as well as the sort of exam you want to take, such as IELTS Academic Training or IELTS General Training. 

The IELTS computer-based test is available up to three times every day, seven days a week. After taking the test, candidates can expect to receive their results in 2-5 days. As a result, you can arrange your IELTS test anytime you choose. Aside from that, the IELTS test can be taken up to four times every month on paper.

How to find the IELTS Test Date 2022?

IDP IELTS India conducts IELTS General and IELTS Academic tests in India's major cities. As a result, students can look over the dates listed above and pick the one that is most convenient for them.

Steps to book IELTS Exam Dates and Location

  • Visit the official IDP IELTS Website and click on Register
  • Select the test, test type, and test city
  • Click on Book Now
  • You will be redirected to the Dates page where you can choose the month and date as per your convenience and availability
  • Now follow the 7 step registration process 

IDP IELTS National Test Dates 2022

Due to the strong demand for students wishing to pursue higher education overseas and needing an IELTS to do so. In Tier 1 cities, IDP IELTS India is conducting the IELTS Computer-Based Exam throughout July and August (with the exception of August 15, 2022). Candidates should visit the official IDP IELTS India website to see what dates are available while keeping in mind their college registration. Candidates who want to take the exam on paper must check the official website for specific times when the IELTS exam is offered.

These are the 16 cities where computer-delivered IELTS test sessions are available. 

 

Ahmedabad

Chandigarh

Delhi

Amritsar

Vijayawada

Gurgaon

Bangalore

Chennai

Hyderabad

Baroda

Coimbatore

Kochi

Mumbai

Pune

Surat

Vadodara

   

 

IELTS Exam Dates in India

IELTS Dates for January 2022

Test Dates 

Test Type

08th January 2022

Academic & General Training

15th January 2022

Academic Only

20th January 2022

Academic Only

29th January 2022

Academic & General Training

 

IELTS Dates for February 2022

Test Dates 

Test Type

05th February 2022

Academic & General Training

12th February 2022

Academic & General Training

17th February 2022

Academic & General Training

26th February 2022

Academic Only

 

IELTS Dates for March 2022

Test Dates 

Test Type

3rd March 2022

Academic Only

12th March 2022

Academic & General Training

19th March 2022

Academic Only

26th March 2022

Academic & General Training

 

IELTS Dates for April 2022

Test Dates 

Test Type

09th April 2022

Academic & General Training

21st April 2022

Academic Only

23rd April 2022

Academic & General Training

30th April 2022

Academic Only

 

IELTS Dates for May 2022

Test Dates 

Test Type

07th May 2022

Academic & General Training

12th May 2022

Academic & General Training

21st May 2022

Academic Only

28th May 2022

Academic & General Training

 

IELTS Dates for June 2022

Test Dates 

Test Type

04th June 2022

Academic Only

11th June 2022

Academic & General Training

16th June 2022

Academic Only

25th June 2022

Academic & General Training

 

IELTS Dates for July 2022

Test Dates 

Test Type

07th July 2022

Academic Only

09th July 2022

Academic & General Training

16th July 2022

Academic Only

23rd July 2022

Academic & General Training

 

IELTS Dates for August 2022

Test Dates 

Test Type

06th August 2022

Academic & General Training

11th August 2022

Academic & General Training

20th August 2022

Academic & General Training

27th August 2022

Academic Only

 

IELTS Dates for September 2022

Test Dates 

Test Type

03rd September 2022

Academic & General Training

10th September 2022

Academic Only

15th September 2022

Academic Only

24th September 2022

Academic & General Training

 

IELTS Dates for October 2022

Test Dates 

Test Type

08th October 2022

Academic & General Training

13th October 2022

Academic Only

22nd October 2022

Academic Only

29th October 2022

Academic & General Training

 

IELTS Dates for November 2022

Test Dates 

Test Type

05th November 2022

Academic & General Training

10th November 2022

Academic & General Training

19th November 2022

Academic & General Training

26th November 2022

Academic Only

 

IELTS Dates for December 2022

Test Dates 

Test Type

03rd December 2022

Academic & General Training

08th December 2022

Academic Only

10th December 2022

Academic Only

17th December 2022

Academic & General Training

Note: IELTS test dates may vary from one location to another. 

IELTS 2022 Test Centres in India

Below are the cities where IELTS Test is conducted in India. 

Ahmedabad

Coimbatore

Kottayam

Ranchi

Aizawl

Dehradun

Lucknow

Siliguri

Amritsar

Goa

Ludhiana

Surat

Anand

Gurgaon

Madurai

Thimphu

Angamaly

Guwahati

Mangalore

Thrissur

Bangalore

Hyderabad

Moga

Trichur

Baroda

Indore

Mumbai

Trichy

Bhatinda

Jaipur

New Delhi

Trivandrum

Bhopal

Jalandhar

Patiala

Vadodara

Bhubaneswar

Jammu

Patna

Vijayawada

Calicut

Jamshedpur

Pondicherry

Visakhapatnam

Chandigarh

Karnal

Pune

Vizag

Chennai

Kochi

Raipur

 

Cochin

Kolkata

Rajkot

 

Can I prepone my IELTS exam date?

The IELTS exam schedule can be cancelled or rescheduled by candidates. Candidates, on the other hand, can postpone or cancel the exam in person or via email. You cannot cancel or reschedule an appointment over the phone.

You will receive a refund of less than 25% of the administrative charge if you postpone or cancel your application more than 5 weeks before the exam date. Candidates who cancel less than 5 weeks before the exam date will not receive a refund. Those who do not show up for the exam will not receive a refund. 

IELTS Result Dates

The IELTS test result dates differ based on the type of test you have given and therefore it is announced accordingly. Check out the table below to understand this better.

Paper-Based Test

Once you complete the test, your results are out in 13 days.

Computer-Delivered IELTS

Once you complete the test, your results will be out in 3-5 days.

IELTS for UKVI

Once you complete the test, your results are out in 13 days.

IELTS for Life Skills

Once you complete the test, your results will be out in 7 days.

Please keep in mind that you will only receive one copy of your TRF, or two copies if you are simultaneously applying to Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). You can request that the test centre mail you the results, or you can pick them up in person if that is more convenient.


IELTS FAQs

The IELTS exam is held in several cities across India. Due to restrictions in some places, you must verify with your local test centre to see if you may reserve a slot. Alongside, the above-given calendar will provide you with the dates for IELTS Academic & IELTS General examinations.
The IELTS exam is currently available in a variety of areas. If your local test facility is closed due to COVID restrictions, you can take an online IELTS exam (IELTS Indicator) from the comfort of your own home.
Under the book now an option on the IELTS website, select the type of exam, mode, and location, and the available dates will be displayed on the screen.
The speaking component is normally held on a separate date, usually within 7 days of the writing and reading tests.
No, there is no specific attire required for taking the IELTS exam. However, because you will be sitting for over three hours for the IELTS test, it is recommended that you wear comfortable clothing.
IELTS in India is offered up to 4 times every month making it a sum of 48 times a year.

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