IELTS tests can help you move around the world, get the job you have always wanted or just demonstrate that you have improved your English.

There are different types of IELTS exams available. For example IELTS General vs IELTS Academic. The best IELTS test for you depends on what you want to do. So before booking your IELTS assessment test online, make sure to check which test you need with the organisations you are applying to. 

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There are different types of IELTS exams you can take with the British Council in Sri Lanka 

  • IELTS Academic or IELTS General Training
  • UKVI IELTS Academic or IELTS General Training
  • IELTS Life Skills A1 or B1

Both IELTS UKVI and Life Skills are only used to apply for UK Visas and UK student visas. For all other countries, regular IELTS tests are sufficient. To find out which IELTS you have to take when applying to the UK, please contact UK Visas and Immigration (Visa Office) and/or https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration