IELTS Course in Chandigarh - StepUp IELTS

IELTS Course Description

IELTS is the test which assesses the English language ability of people who wants to study or work in the Anglophone countries. This test is divided into four module (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking) in which the language is evaluated. There are two different types of tests Academic and General Training. The listening and speaking of both tests remain same, however, reading and writing parts are different from each other. The total test time is 2 hours 45 minutes.

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Test format






30 minutes

There are 4 sections in this task and there will be four recordings of native English speakers (which can be from any English speaking country), then you have to answer to the questions while listening to the recording.

Section 1

Includes a daily social conversation between two persons.

Section 2

Is a set of monologue which explains about local facilities.

Section 3

Consists a conversation among 3-4 people which is related to education or training (for instance, a teacher and students discussing a project or an assignment).

Section 4

Is a monologue which is a university lecture.


60 minutes

This task involves 40 questions which examines an extensive range of reading skills which includes reading for main theme or ideas, reading for aspect, skimming or scanning, understanding of logical argument, opinion, attitudes and purposes of an author.

Academic test

Includes 3 sections of academic and long texts which are illustrative, analytical and accurate to the discursive. These are the articles which are extracted from books, journals, magazines and newspapers. They have been organised for a amateur audience although are suitable for university students or for people who seek professional registration.

General Training test

Includes content from the same resources compared to academic as well as from notices, advertisements, announcements, bulletins, company handbooks and guidelines. These are materials likely to be faced on a daily basis.


60 minutes

IELTS Academic test

Task 1

A graph, table, chart or diagram is given and asked to describe or explain the facts in your own words with help of key words given on the same. It may also be include a process to describe, how the given activity works or describe an object or event.

Task 2

There will be an essay writing in which a personal opinion or a solution to a problem may be asked with strong arguments and examples. Both of these tasks must be in a formal style.

IELTS General Training

Task 1

Includes a letter writing on given circumstances in which you have to request information, or explain the situation. The letter may be personal, semi-formal or formal in pattern.


11 to 14 minutes

The speaking components are evaluated upon the use of actual spoken English which includes 3 parts. (Every test is recorded)

Part 1

The examiner will ask questions on qualification or any working experience, or on range of familiar topics, such as home, family, work, studies and interests. This part lasts for about 4-5 minutes.

Part 2

You will be presented with a cue card which asks you to talk about a particular topic. Before you speak for up to 2 minutes, you will have one minute to arrange all your words in your mind. Then the examiner will ask couple of questions related to the same topic.

Part 3

A set of questions will be asked related to the cue card topic to which you have to discuss more abstract ideas and issues with examples from personal experiences. This part of the test lasts for almost 4-5 minutes.