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IELTS Band Score Calculator For GT and Academic

IELTS Band Score Calculator For GT and Academic

 

IELTS examination has score between 1-9 band. Universities, immigration officers and employers require different band score in each and overall. Half scores like 6.5 are also possible in each module. Majority of Universities usually require between band 6-7 depending on degrees level.

 

IELTS Listening marking schemes for Academic and General Training

Listening module contains 40 questions, which are categorized in band score below with corrects answers . Its marking scheme is same for both tests General Training and Academic.

 

 Correct answers              Band Score

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39-40                                           9.0

37-38                                           8.5

35-36                                           8.0

32-34                                           7.5

30-31                                           7.0

26-29                                           6.5

23-25                                           6.0

18-22                                           5.5

16-17                                           5.0

13-15                                           4.5

10-12                                           4.0

8-10                                             3.5

6-7                                               3.0

4-5                                                2.5

 

IELTS  Reading marking schemes (General Training)

IELTS reading module for General Training has 40 questions in the same way as Academic test. Its passages are easier to find answers for the questions. It has less band score than Academic.

 

Correct answers              Band Score

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40                                                 9.0

39                                                 8.5

37-38                                          8.0

36                                                 7.5

34-35                                          7.0

32-33                                          6.5

30-31                                          6.0

27-29                                          5.5

23-26                                          5.0

19-22                                           4.5

15-18                                          4.0

12-14                                           3.5

9-11                                              3.0

6-8                                                2.5

IELTS Reading marking schemes (Academic)

Academic reading module has 40 questions with tough passages. Its marking is more than General training like, in general training you get 6 for 30 correct answer while in Academic you get 6 band for 23 correct answers. Those looking forward to chasing 6 band is can not clear it, normally go for Academic.

 

Correct answers              Band Score

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39-40                                          9.0

37-38                                          8.5

35-36                                          8.0

33-34                                          7.5

30-32                                          7.0

27-29                                          6.5

23-26                                          6.0

19-22                                          5.5

15-18                                          5.0

13-14                                          4.5

10-12                                         4.0

8-9                                               3.5

6-7                                               3.0

4-5                                               2.5

 

By Mohammad Alam

www.ielts-expert.pk

One Response so far.

  1. saad says:

    Sir I scored the following scores on each module

    S 7
    R 7
    L 8
    W 6

    Last time I scored 7 in writing and I was pretty confident this time as well

    Should I go for revaluation as there is a band difference of 2 between listening and the writing module ?

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