Component Band Scores

Listening

The IELTS Listening take a look at contains 40 queries. every correct answer is awarded one mark. Scores out of forty are converted to the IELTS nine-band scale. Scores are according in whole and half bands.

Reading

The IELTS Reading take a look at contains 40 queries. every correct answer is awarded one mark. Scores out of 40 are converted to the IELTS nine-band scale. Scores are reported in whole and half bands.

The Academic and General coaching Reading tests are hierarchic on the same scale. the excellence between the two tests is one in all genre or text type. However, academic Reading tests might contain texts that feature more difficult vocabulary or bigger complexness of favor. it’s usual that a bigger number of questions should be answered correctly on a General training Reading test to secure a given band score.

The tables below indicate the common number of marks required to achieve a specific band score in Listening, academic Reading and General training Reading.

IELTS Listening Scorce

Band scoreRaw score out of 40
516
623
730
835

IELTS Academic Reading Score

Band scoreRaw score out of 40
515
623
730
835

IELTS General Reading Score​

Band ScoreRaw score out of 40
415
523
630
734
838
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