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IELTS Band Scores

prepration and scores in IELTS in Pakistan

 The IELTS score card is generated in the form of bands that is like the gradation for the English language skills of the Pakistani student. The IELTS each section score needs to be properly interpreted. The benefits of IELTS test as very well know hence the results are of great importance.

The IELTS preparation reflects in the results itself.

 

IELTS results IDP

The International development program is an organization that offers placement to students in Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA and Canada.  The student from Pakistan can view the IELTS IDP result by following the link – IELTS result IDP

 

IELTS Score Check and Average Score -

IELTS score is provided in terms of bands. The score for each section and overall score is of the range of 0 to 9.

The student will get a band score for listening, reading, writing, speaking and an overall overview IELTS score. The overall score is the average of all the sections.

  • The score is between 0 and 9, .5 scores are also present.

  • The score can be a fraction that is rounded off to the nearest .5, e.g. 7.25 to 7.5.

  • The score will be rounded off to the nearest whole number, either nearest upper or nearest lower limit e.g. 8.75 to 9 and 5.1 to 5.

 

Listening scores -

Band scores

No. of correct answers

4

11-12

4.5

13-15

5

16-17

5.5

18-32

6

23-25

6.5

26-29

7

30-31

7.5

32-34

8

35-36

8.5

37-38

9

39-40

 

IELTS Reading Scores (Academic) -

Band scores

No. correct answers

2.5

5 - 4

3

7 - 6

3.5

9 - 8

4

12 - 10

4.5

14 - 13

5

18 - 15

5.5

22 - 19

6

26 - 23

6.5

29 - 27

7

32 - 30

7.5

34 - 33

8

36 - 35

8.5

38 - 37

9

40 - 39

 

IELTS Reading scores (General) -

Band Scores

No. of correct answers

2.5

6 - 8

3

9 - 11

3.5

12 - 15

4

15 - 18

4.5

19 - 22

5

23 - 26

5.5

27 - 29

6

30 - 31

6.5

32 - 33

7

34 - 35

7.5

36

8

37 - 38

8.5

39

9

40

 

Writing Evaluation -

The writing section is marked based on the following criteria’s

  1. Task 1 - the student must be able to provide the detailed information supported by highlights and data.

  2. Task 2 – The student must be able to give answers of the questions accurately and providing conclusions.

  3. Cohesion and coherence – The student must be able to organize data into paragraphs with maintaining the lineage to previous ones.

  4. Vocabulary usage – The student must be able to use the words properly and only when needed, with the omission of errors.

  5. Grammatical knowledge – Accuracy of punctuation, tenses and structure of sentence are evaluated.

 

IELTS Reading Band score evaluation -

  1. Grammatical Knowledge – The student must have complete knowledge of grammar with little errors.

  2. Fluency – The student must be able to speak with fluency without hesitation and pauses.

  3. Pronunciation – The student must be able to speak and pronounce words properly.

  4. Vocabulary usage ­– The student must know to put the words to correct usage while speaking and should be able to speak the words without thinking.

 

IELTS Band Descriptors

There is no pass or fail phenomena in IELTS exam. Candidates are evaluated by their performance, using scores from 1 to 9 for each part of the test- Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. The result from the four parts then produce an overall band score.

This system measures scores in a steady way - wherever and at whatever point the test is taken. It is universally perceived and comprehend, giving you a valid international legal tender. The validity period of IELTS scores is two years.

Band 9 - Students with this brand score are talented users or has been professionally guided. They have fully operational command of the language: proper, precise and familiar with complete understanding.

Band 8 - Students with this brand score are very good users. They have fully operational command of the language with just infrequent unsystematic mistakes. Misunderstandings may happen in new circumstances. It manages convoluted detail & contentions also.

Band 7- Students with this brand score are good users. They have operational command of the language, however with infrequent mistakes and misconceptions in few circumstances. Generally they handles convoluted language well and comprehends definite thinking.

Band 6- Students with this brand score are proficient users: Mostly, they have potent command of the language in spite of a few errors and misconceptions. They can use and comprehend impartially convoluted language, especially in well - known circumstances.

Band 5 - Students with this band score are modest user, they have limited command of the language, adapting to general importance much of the time, however is probably going to commit numerous errors. Ought to have the capacity to deal with fundamental correspondence in particular field.

Band 4 - Students with this band score are limited user: fundamental skill is constrained to natural circumstances. They have persistent issues in comprehension and articulation. They are unable to use complex language.

Band 3 - Students with this band score are extremely limited user: They conveys and comprehends just broad importance in exceptionally recognizable circumstances. Persistent failure in correspondence happen.

Band 2 - Students with this band score are intermittent user: no genuine correspondence is possible with the exception of most fundamental information using detached words or short formulae in recognizable circumstances and to encounter prompt issues. Has substantial problem understanding spoken and written English.

Band 1- Students with this brand score are non-user: Basically have no capacity to use the language beyond potentially a couple of separated words.

Band 0 - Did not endeavor the test: No assessable information provided.

 

IELTS Results Time Duration -

The student is provided with the choice of giving the IELTS test online or Paper based. The results of computer based tests become available online at a much faster pace than a paper based test. After the test dates decision the student can easily calculate their IELTS result date.

 The number of days in which the IELTS result is provided varies for both the two types.

  • For computer based test – The results of the computer based tests are delivered within 5 – 7 days online.

  • For Paper based test- The result of the paper based test is available within after 13 days of the test.

 

        IELTS Results Online

The results of the IELTS exam can be viewed online.

The center will inform the student when the result is out. The results will be displayed for a span of 28 days online on the portal  .

The student will need their passport, personal details and test days to see their results.

 

IELTS Results British Council

The students from Pakistan who has given the IELTS under British council can view their result by following the link given – IELTS results British council

 

IELTS Results AEO

The student from Pakistan who has given the IELTS exam under the AEO can view the IELTS exam result online by the following link – IELTS exam result AEO

 

 IELTS Results Verification

The IELTS results in Pakistan can be verified and cross check. The candidate can verify the test, to check whether the test takers have presented the test score genuinely.

The steps for IELTS result verification are –

  1. The student first needs to check whether the organization is registered with IELTS or not.

  2. The student then request a verification for the IELTS test scores.

 

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