Ielts Life Skills Faqs

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IELTS Life Skills FAQs

    Q – What is IELTS Life Skills?

    It is a new English Language test offered by the three IELTS partners- BCD, IDP Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment.


    Q – What is this test for?

    This test is of Speaking and listening. It is designed to meet the requirements of UK Visas and Immigration for certain visa and other immigration purposes.


    Q – Which level of test do I need?

    If you are applying to UK on spouse visa, then IELTS Life Skills A1 is the test for you. But if you are applying for ‘indefinite leave to remain’ or ‘citizenship’ then you have to go for IELTS Life Skills B1.


    Q – When and where can I take IELTS life Skills test?

    The test can be taken anywhere around the world , but on specific locations, meant only for IELTS life skills test. These locations are specified by UK Visas and Immigration ( UKVI). The test taken on these locations only is accepted by UKVI.


    Q – What is the test format?

    You will take your test with another test taker in a room and the examiner will remain there to assess both of you. The poor performance of one candidate in test doesn’t affect the score of another.


    Q – What is being assessed in the test?

    The test contains Listening and Speaking part only. The candidate has to demonstrate his capability to communicate in English Language.
    N.B – It is advisable to check the English Language requirements for your visa category, before booking your test. For further details, please visit


    Q – Where can I get more information about the IELTS Life Skills?

    Kindly fill the enquiry form available on the webpage. We will contact you at the earliest. You can contact also through contact links available on the home page. Alternatively, you may visit us personally to meet our IELTS Life Skills faculty.

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