The expansion of IELTS is an International English Language Testing System. It is a standardized test that measures the proficiency of English mainly non- native English speakers. This test is managed by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English. The number of IELTS takers has been rising every year. The conducting organization reported that 3.5 million IELTS tests were taken in the past year which is an indication of the importance of this test.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.gyandhan.com/blogs/mechanics-of-the-ielts-exam