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The IELTS Reading Test is different for IELTS Academic and IELTS General candidates
3 sections, 40 questions, 60 minutes.

Academic Reading test –

Three long texts that range from descriptive and factual to thoughtful and analytical. These are taken from books, magazines, magazines and newspapers. They are selected for a non-specialist audience, but are suitable for those entering university courses or for professional registration.

Instructions to candidates
In the actual exam, you will be given the following instructions:

  • Do not open this question paper until you are asked to do so.
  • Write your name and candidate number in the places at the top of the page.
  • Read the instructions of each part of the paper carefully
    Answer all questions
    Write your answers on the answer sheet; Use a pencil.
  • You must complete the answer sheet within the time limit.
  • At the end of the test you will be asked to hand over both the question paper and your answer book.

The minimum IELTS score requirements for some of the top MS and MBA universities.

General Training Reading Test – 

You will be allowed 1 hour to complete all 3 sections of the IELTS General Training Reading Test.

The three parts of this practice reading test are presented on three different web pages. Make sure you move quickly from one page to another so that your practice is as realistic as possible.

Instructions to candidates
In the actual exam, you will be given the following instructions:

  • Do not open this question paper until you are asked to do so.
  • Write your name and candidate number in the places at the top of the page.
  • Read the instructions of each part of the paper carefully.
  • Answer all questions
  • Write your answers on the answer sheet; Use a pencil.
  • You must complete the answer sheet within the time limit.

At the end of the test you will be asked to hand over both the question paper and your answer book.



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