IELTS is an international test of English language made especially for non-native English language speakers and for those who want to work where English is used as the language of communication. The belongs to Cambridge English Language Assessment and administered by 4 organizations: University of Cambridge ESOL Exams, the British Council, IDP Education Australia, and IELTS Australia.
IELTS is one of the two major English-language tests in the world, the other being the TOEFL (or Test of English as a Foreign Language). Each year a hundreds of thousands of people take an IELTS test because it helps them become skillful at listening, reading, writing and speaking. If you pass the IELTS test successfully, you will be able to it to immigrate or work abroad such as Australia, Canada or New Zealand or study at an international University in an English speaking country.
When you go to take an IELTS test you have to choose between two versions of the test: Academic or General Training depending on their academic or professional aims. Both academic IELTS test and general IELTS test have the same format: listening, reading, speaking, and writing Test.
The majority of people who took an IELTS test agree that the IELTS test is very challenging But some people take the test without any knowledge of how the test works and this is one of a lot of mistakes the IELTS people do.