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IELTS exam dates are accessible all year long, making scheduling your exam easy. It's critical to schedule your dates as soon as possible because IELTS test centres work on a first-come, first-served basis. Test demand may peak one month ahead of peak season. 

 

IELTS computer version can be taken all 7 days of the week, and you get your results in 3-5 days. The IELTS exam on paper is given up to four times each month, and results reach you within 13-15 days. The IELTS Speaking test is given either seven days before or seven days after your planned test date, whereas the IELTS Listening, Reading, and Writing tests are given on the same day.

 

IELTS Exam Date 2022

 

In India, IDP and Cambridge English Language Assessment jointly own and administer IELTS. The test is given four times each month by IDP. Each year, IELTS is given 48 times.

The following is a list of the IDP IELTS test dates for 2022. The IELTS paper-based test timetable for 2022 has been provided in detail.

 

IELTS Exam Dates for December 2022

 

Test Dates

Test Type

3rd-December 2022Academic and General Training
8th-December 2022Academic only
10th-December 2022Academic only
17th-December 2022Academic and General Training

 

IELTS Test Dates 2023 in India

 

January test dates

  • Saturday, 7 January 2023, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 14 January 2023, Academic only
  • Thursday, 19 January 2023, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 28 January 2023, Academic only

 

February test dates

  • Saturday, 4 February 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 11 February 2023, Academic and General Training
  • Thursday, 16 February 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 25 February 2023, Academic and General Training

 

March test dates

  • Thursday, 2 March 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 11 March 2023, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 18 March 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 25 March 2023, Academic and General Training

 

April test dates

  • Saturday, 1 April 2023, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 15 April 2023, Academic only
  • Thursday, 20 April 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 29 April 2023, Academic and General Training

 

May test dates

  • Saturday, 6 May 2023, Academic only
  • Thursday, 11 May 2023, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 20 May 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 27 May 2023, Academic and General Training

 

June test dates

  • Saturday, 3 June 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 10 June 2023, Academic and General Training
  • Thursday, 15 June 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 24 June 2023, Academic and General Training

 

July test dates

  • Thursday, 6 July 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 15 July 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 22 July 2023, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 29 July 2023, Academic and General Training

 

August test dates

  • Saturday, 5 August 2023, Academic only
  • Thursday, 10 August 2023, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 19 August 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 26 August 2023, Academic and General Training

 

September test dates

  • Saturday, 2 September 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 9 September 2023, Academic and General Training
  • Thursday, 14 September 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 23 September 2023, Academic and General Training

 

October test dates

  • Saturday, 7 October 2023, Academic and General Training
  • Thursday, 12 October 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 21 October 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 28 October 2023, Academic and General Training

 

November test dates

  • Saturday, 4 November 2023, Academic only
  • Thursday, 9 November 2023, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 18 November 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 25 November 2023, Academic and General Training

 

December test dates

  • Saturday, 2 December 2023, Academic and General Training
  • Thursday, 7 December 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 9 December 2023, Academic only
  • Saturday, 16 December 2023, Academic and General Training

 

IELTS 2023 Test Centres in India

 

IELTS is now administered in India by IELTS IDP India. You can schedule your IELTS exam online or visit your local IDP office to register offline. IDP operates 75 IELTS test centres in India. We recommend registering beforehand to choose your preferred date and time slot.

Note: Verify at the time of registration whether or not your test centre is operational.   

 

Computer-delivered IDP IELTS test centres in India 

 

The following are the test centres in India.

 

City

IDP Test Centre Address

Amritsar, Punjab

SCO-57, 3rd Floor, District Shopping Complex, Opposite BSNL Office, B-Block, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar

Tel: +91-183-5020240

Bathinda, Punjab

2nd Floor, Above Planet Fashion, Adjoining Sagar Ratna, Near Brar Eye Hospital, Opposite Mittal Mall, Goniana Road, Bathinda

Tel: +91-164-5211888

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Office No. 105-106, First Floor, Addor Aspire, Beside Jhanvi Restaurant, Near L.D Engineer College, Gujarat University Area, Gulbai Tekra, Ahmedabad

Tel: +91-79-44118888

Bengaluru, Karnataka

(Kasturba Road)

No. 23, Prestige TAKT, Sydney Park, Kasturba Road Cross, Ward No. 76, Bengaluru, Karnataka

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Bengaluru, Karnataka

(Taj West End)

25, Taj West End, Race Course Road, High Grounds, Bengaluru, Karnataka

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Bengaluru, Karnataka

(Whitefield)

Office No. 30, 1st Floor, Above Axis Bank, Times Point, Doddanekkundi Industrial Estate, Graphite India Main Road, KEB Colony, Industrial Area, Hoodi, Bangalore

Tel: +91-80-46404888

Bengaluru, Karnataka

(St. Marks Road)

Unit No. 206, 2nd Floor, 8, Excellency Building, Papanna Street, Off St. Mark's Road, Bangalore

Tel: +91-80-44118888

Chandigarh

(Sector 34)

SCO 224-225, 3rd Floor, Dakshin Marg, near Virdi Eye Hospital, Opp. Pathania Petrol Pump, Sector 34A, Chandigarh, 160022

Tel: 1800 102 4544

Chandigarh

SCO 40-41, 1st Floor, near Fabindia & Tdi Cinepolis, Sector 17, Chandigarh, Punjab 160017

Tel: 1800 102 4544

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

(Vision Tech Park)

Vsion Tech Park Private Limited, 672/476, 8th Floor, Temple towers, Anna Salai, Nandanam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Old Door No. 58, New Door No. 97, 2nd Floor, Canberra House, Opposite Govt. Museum, Pantheon Road, Egmore, Chennai

Tel: 044-6173 8888

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Helpful Balance India Pvt Ltd, No 204, 3rd floor, Aathishree Tower, Diwan Bahadur Rd, near Axis Bank, R.S. Puram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Gurgaon, Haryana

Global Gateway Towers, Tower B, 5th Floor Sikanderpur Ghosi, Sector 26, M.G. Road, Near Guru Dronacharaya Metro Station, Gurgaon

Tel: +91-124-4445999

Hyderabad, Telangana

(Taj Deccan)

Taj Deccan, Road No 1, Balapur Basthi,Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Hyderabad, Telangana

(Jubilee Hills)

4th Floor, S.L.Jubilee, Plot no-1202 and 1215A, Road No. 36, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Hyderabad, Telangana

(Kukatpally)

205-207, 2nd Floor, Vijaya Sai Towers, Opp. BJP Office, Above Reliance Digital, Vivek Nagar, Kukatpally, Hyderabad

Tel: +91-40-44208888

Hyderabad, Telangana

(Begumpet)

1-8-368 to 382, G. Floor, Gowra Trinity, SP Road, Chiran Fort Club Lane, Opp. US Consulate, Begumpet Secunderabad, Hyderabad

Tel: +91-40-44118888

Jaipur, Rajasthan

402, 4th Floor, Jaipur Center Mall, Tonk Road & B2 Bypass Junction, Sector B4, Jaipur

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Jalandhar, Punjab

SCS 66-67, Chotti Baradari Part-2 Opposite PIMS Hospital, Jalandhar

Tel: +91-181-4601224

Kochi, Kerala

(Kubz)

Kubz, 3rd Floor, Jos Annex,Jos Junction, MG Rd, Kochi, Kerala

 

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Kochi, Kerala

2nd Floor, Dream Flower, Opp. Little Church, Sahodaran Ayyappan Road, Kadavantra, Kochi

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Ludhiana, Punjab

984/2, Tej Complex, Opp. Passport Office, Link Road, Ludhiana

Tel: +91-161-4211800/4411888

Mumbai, Maharashtra

(Lower Parel)

The Learning Galaxy, 8th floor, Urmi Estate, Tower A, Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Unit No 003, Ground Floor, A wing, Kanakia Wall Street, Next to Western Express Highway, Chakala Andheri-Kurla Road, Hanuman Nagar, Andheri East Mumbai

Tel: +91-22-62396048, 60396049

New Delhi, Delhi

(Nehru Place)

Unit No. 313, 3rd Floor, F-Block, International Trade Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi

Tel: 1800-102-4544

New Delhi, Delhi

(Rajouri Garden)

A-1/6, Ring Road, Above NEXA Showroom, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

Tel: 1800-102-4544

New Delhi, Delhi

(Pitampura)

14th Floor, Aggarwal Millennium Tower 2, Netaji Subash Place, Pitampura, 110034

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Noida, Uttar Pradesh

602 (Right Side), K-2, Som Datt Tower, Sector 18, Noida

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Pune, Maharashtra

(Shivaji Nagar)

301,302,303 and 305, 3rd Floor, Ramsukh House, Ganeshkhind Road, Shivaji Nagar, Pune, Maharashtra

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Pune, Maharashtra

5th Floor, City Point Building, Above Mainland China, Dhole Patil Road, Near Boat Club, Pune

Tel: +91-20-44118888

Surat, Gujarat

3rd Floor, Solaris The Address, Opp. Big Bazar, Piplod, Dummas Road, Surat

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Thane, Maharashtra

Office No 116, First Floor, Lodha Supremus Tower 2, Wagale Estate, Thane (W)

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Vadodara, Gujarat

304, 3rd Floor, Golden Icon, Chakli Circle, Vadodara

 

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

(MG Road)

Pothuri Towers, 40-1-140/2, Second Floor, Sri Pothuri Towers, MG Road, Labbipet, Benz Circle Road, Vijayawada

Tel: 1800-102-4544

Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

2nd Floor, Santhi Plaza, Gayathri Nagar, Near Benz Circle, Vijayawada

Tel: 1800-102-4544

 

Other locations of IDP Education’s IELTS Test Centres:

  • New Delhi, Delhi
  • Haryana
    • Karnal
    • Ambala
  • Punjab
    • Patiala
    • Moga
  • Mehsana, Gujarat
  • Dehradun, Uttarakhand
  • Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Madhya Pradesh
    • Bhopal
    • Indore
  • Gujarat
    • Rajkot
    • Anand
  • Jaipur, Rajasthan
  • Kerala
    • Angamaly
    • Kottayam
    • Kozhikode
    • Thrissur
  • Mangaluru, Karnataka

 

Is it possible for me to move up the IELTS exam date?

 

IELTS candidates can cancel or postpone. Candidates can email or postpone the exam. Phone calls cannot cancel or postpone.

  • Postponing or cancelling your application more than five weeks before the test will result in less than 25% of the administrative fee.
  • Candidates cancelling the exam less than 5 weeks ahead of the exam will not receive any refund.
  • Those who do not appear for the exam will also not receive any refund.
When will IELTS exam start in India in 2022?

The IELTS exam is administered in various Indian cities. Due to restrictions in certain areas, you must confirm with your local testing centre whether you can reserve a time slot. Check out the IELTS Test calendar for 2023 and the IELTS Academic and IELTS General tests dates.

What to do if there are restrictions in my area and I am not able to visit the IELTS test centre?

Currently, the IELTS exam is offered in a variety of locations. However, if your local test centre is closed due to COVID restrictions, you can also take an online IELTS exam (IELTS Indicator) from the comfort of your own home.

Can I take the IELTS exam without coaching?

You must make a proper study plan and follow the right strategy to score good band scores without coaching. Follow these simple steps and prepare for IELTS at home: 

Step 1: Understand the concepts clearly 

Step 2: study online study material 

Step 3: After learning the concepts, go through the IELTS sample questions 

Step 4: Attempt official IELTS practice tests.

Is it necessary to join IELTS coaching for preparation?

This is a crucial factor for IELTS candidates deciding whether to enrol in IELTS coaching or to study independently. Determine if you need to enrol in a course or if you can prepare for the exam on your own by reviewing the IELTS format and the online and offline study materials.

Is there any kind of dress code for the IELTS exam?

No, there is no dress code for taking the IELTS examination. However, as the IELTS exam lasts nearly three hours, it is recommended that you wear comfortable clothing.

Can I prepare for the IELTS exam in 15 days?

Two weeks is not a lot of time, but a concrete study plan can be helpful. Understand the format of the IELTS exam and attempt to learn strategies for each section. Consider taking full-length IELTS practise exams.

Which app is best for IELTS preparation?

There are a lot of apps that one can use to prepare for the IELTS exam. Below are some of the apps which can be useful while preparing for the IELTS test.

  • IELTS Prep by LeapScholar: This is an official IELTS app developed by LeapScholar and can be used by both Android and iOS users
  • IELTS Prep App: This is an official IELTS app developed by British Council and can be used by both Android and iOS users
  • BBC Learning English: One of the best apps to learn English. It is available on both Android and iOS platforms.
How many hours does one need to study for IELTS?

To improve their band scores, candidates need to study for 200 hours on average. However, the ability to comprehend and prepare for an examination can vary from one individual to another.

Do the interviewer repeat questions in the IELTS Speaking test?

Test takers can ask the examiner to repeat the question once. However, they won't do it the third time. So, preparing yourself with good speaking and listening skills is better.

Do the examiner repeat questions in the IELTS Listening Test?

In the  IELTS Listening test, examiners need not repeat the questions as the questions are provided to test-takers in written form. So, candidates can repeat the questions themselves if they want to.

Are test takers allowed to wear a watch in the IELTS exam?

Test takers are not allowed to wear a watch in the IELTS test. A clock is there in the test centre, so test takers can check the time while giving the exam.