IELTS Exam Registration 2024: Complete Guide (Online & Offline)

By Prabhadri SumanUpdated On - 2024-01-27 08-36-53 IST

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  • IELTS Registration 2024 Online: Step-by-step guide
  • IELTS 2024 Exam Registration Offline Mode

IELTS Registration: IDP IELTS and Cambridge University Press & Assessment jointly own the IELTS exam in India, which IDP IELTS exclusively conducts. The full form of IELTS is the International English Language Testing System; it is a popular choice among students aspiring for higher education abroad due to its recognition as an English proficiency test.  Candidates must complete the IDP IELTS registration process to schedule an IELTS test date 2024. It is offered in two formats: IELTS Academic and IELTS General. The IELTS Academic exam is necessary for students who wish to pursue further education overseas. In contrast, the IELTS General Training exam is required for all other applicants who must obtain IELTS scores for immigration and employment.

Test takers can opt for  IELTS registration for the IELTS Academic in both computer-delivered and paper-delivered formats. Those who choose the computer-based test opt for a computerized version of Listening, Writing, and Reading sections. Conversely, those opting for paper-based examination must complete Reading; Writing; and Listening components using HB pencils or pen on paper. A professional IELTS examiner conducts the face-to-face Speaking section for both test formats.

IELTS Registration 2024 Online: Step-by-step guide

Step 1: Log on to the official IELTS India website for  IELTS registration

Step 2: Select ‘Register for Test.

Step 3: Select your preferred test –paper-based (IELTS, IELTS for UKVI or Life Skills)/computer-delivered IELTS

Step 4 : Select your test type – Academic or General Training for IELTS, IELTS for UKVI

Step 5: Select your preferred test location

Step 6: Select your desired date and time slot from the list of dates available

Step 7A . Fill up all the required details and complete the online application

Step 7B .  Give your registration details

Step 7C . Upload a clear, scanned color copy of your passport to complete the process

Step 8 . Select the list of colleges where you want to send your Score Report

Step 9 . Review Details before making payment.

Check current IELTS Exam fees in India

Step 10 . Proceed to pay the exam fee.

Step 11 . After scheduling your test, you will receive a confirmation on the registered contact number/mail you provided.

IELTS 2024 Exam Registration Offline Mode

Offline registration Mode

For IDP IELTS registration 2024 , you can visit the primary office of IDP or any of its branches or the nearest input node and utilize one of the following methods:

First Method

  • Sign up electronically using the computer by visiting the IDP head office and paying by credit card to get instant seat confirmation.
  • Then, submit a copy of the passport and the observation pages if any.
  • Lastly, receive the acknowledgment letter that verifies the reservation of your seat.

Second Method

  • To complete your application form for the  IELTS exam registration , sign the terms and conditions page and attach your passport photocopy. 
  • You can pay your test fee through a debit/credit card or demand draft, which needs to be in favor of IDP EDUCATION INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED and payable in New Delhi. You can also make the payment through cash, which can be done by depositing it in any ICICI Bank branch using the customized deposit slip obtained from the IDP branch office or input node. This slip can also be downloaded from the IDP website. It is important to provide the original copy of the slip to the branch office/input node. 
  • You need to fill out the application form to register online, available at the IDP office/ Input Node, and request the staff to submit your form; then, you need to request the booking acknowledgment and tentative seat reservation. 

Register by courier

The next is to register using the courier; in this method:

  • Candidates need to download the application form from the IDP official website or collect the form by visiting the nearby IDP branch office or Input Node.
  • After that, candidates must fill out the form and submit the duly signed Terms & Conditions document. 
  • Candidates must submit a photocopy of their Passport (first and last page) and observation pages, if any.
  • Candidates need to pay the IELTS exam fee and send the duly filled completed application form with all necessary documents and test fee to:

IDP Education India Pvt. Ltd.

IDP Head Office

Global Gateway Towers, Tower-B, 5th Floor,

Sikanderpur Ghosi, Sector-26, M.G. Road,

Gurugram -122002 Haryana, India

Phone: 1800-102-4544 (Mon to Sat - 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM)

Documents Required for IELTS Booking

  • Passport-sized photo
  • Valid passport
  • Other form of identification (optional)

Payment Mode

 You can pay for the IELTS test fee using the following payment methods:

  • Credit or debit card
  • Cash (offline registration only)
  • Check (offline registration only)

  Tips for registering for the IELTS exam

  • Register for the exam at least two months in advance to ensure that you get a test date and test center of your choice.
  • Make sure that you have all of the required documents before you start the registration process.
  • Review your registration details carefully before submitting your application.

Check City wise IELTS Test Dates 

IELTS Exam Dates in Ahmedabad IELTS Exam Dates in Chandigarh
IELTS Exam Dates in Ludhiana IELTS Exam Dates in New Delhi
IELTS Exam Dates in Bangalore IELTS Exam Dates in Gurgaon
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