It is the season of applications for tertiary education both in Thailand and overseas. A key test for prospective candidates is English proficiency, often involving the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
It has been developed by leading international experts in language assessment and evaluates all English skills – reading, writing, listening and speaking. The test reflects candidates’ usage of English to study, work, and live in an English speaking environment, which can open a wider door of opportunities abroad.
Taking the IELTS exam is now more convenient than ever since IELTS on Paper is now augmented with IELTS on Computer, to give an identical exam in terms of content and structure. Today’s article will look at the 4 highlights of IELTS on Computer for a faster and more convenient experience.
- Pick your date! Exam dates cover the entire week
Conveniently choose the date you want, since IELTS on Computer offers test dates 7 days a week, while the IELTS on Paper Test dates are set by test centres. Candidates can choose to complete all the test parts (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) in one day, and the system is provided on a first come, first serve basis.
- Fast results! Only 3-5 days for the result announcement!
The end of long waiting has arrived. IELTS on Computer announces the test result only 3-5 days after taking the test, except on Sunday and public holidays, for which the result will be announced on the following day. Candidates can find out their test results directly from the British Council official website. The faster the test result, the faster it can be used for applications.
- More privacy without interruption
The British Council test centre is equipped with high-quality headphones and computers that use the latest technology to deliver a quality exam experience to candidates, while personnel are well-trained to help ensure a smooth exam process. In addition, candidates are given a private seat, which gives the exam privacy without any interruption.
- Same Price! ‘Free’ IELTS Practice Exams
The British Council’s IELTS on Computer uses the same structure and content standard as IELTS on Paper at the same price. Additionally, IELTS on Computer comes with ‘Free’ online practice exams – ‘Road to IELTS Last Minute’, which includes 100 practices, nine videos, 2 quizzes of each skill (Academic) and 5 free test results sent to the institutions to which the candidates want to submit the test results, such as foreign universities, embassies, etc.
Currently, the British Council continues to play a role in promoting the accessibility of English standards for Thai people, and is preparing to expand the IELTS on Computer test centre at the British Council Siam Square branch. It is now under operation and expected be completed by May 2022.
The British Council’s IELTS on Computer test centres are available in Bangkok and Chiang Mai, while IELTS on Paper are available at eight official test centres across the country including Bangkok, Samut Prakan, Pathum Thani, Chiang Mai, Phitsanulok, Nakhon Ratchasima (Korat), Khon Kaen and Phuket. Interested candidates, please follow the news and additional information from the website www.britishcouncil.or.th or Facebook Fan Page: British Council Thailand[pro_ad_display_adzone id="915575"]