Computer-Delivered International English Language Testing System

 
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It is an alternative to the paper-based IELTS Exam. CD-IELTS is delivered via computer, with more test dates and results within 5-7 days.

Currently, Computer-delivered IELTS is only available in New Delhi for test dates starting August 23, 2018. It will be held on selected days, and registration is subject to availability of slots.

TEST FORMAT

Similarly like paper-based IELTS, CD-IELTS is offered in two formats –Academic and General Training. It covers the same four modules Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking.

Listening, Reading and Writing components are done using a desktop computer.

Speaking Module will be face to face, in a small cabin with a real human examiner. All aspects of the test are identical to the paper-based IELTS test, including, question types, content, timings and marking.

Module

No of Questions

Time Limit

Listening

40

30+15 mins

Reading

40

60 mins

Writing

2

60 mins

Speaking

15-20 question

10-15 Mins

 

How is Computer-delivered IELTS different?

  • Candidates will be provided with rough paper and pencil to make notes.
  • In CD-IELTS you may skip the question and come back to them to complete for cross-check answer at a later time.
  • Fast results within 5-7days.