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IELTS exam dates (India), 2022

Haripriya Sivasubramaniam
Haripriya Sivasubramaniam
Last updated: Jun 15, 2022
IELTS exam dates (India), 2022

In India, the IELTS test is conducted by the IDP and the British Council.

According to the exam schedule, there are 36-48 IELTS test dates in a year. This equals about 3-4 a month.

This gives you plenty of choices to choose when it works for you.

But the IELTS test centres offer slots on a first-come, first-serve basis. It is best to book the IELTS exam as early as possible.

Let us look at the IELTS exam dates in India for the upcoming months.

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Exam dates for the IELTS test in India

June 2022

Exam datesDayTest version
4 June 2022SaturdayAcademic
11 June 2022SaturdayAcademic and General Training
16 June 2022ThursdayAcademic
25 June 2022SaturdayAcademic and General Training

July 2022

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7 July 2022ThursdayAcademic
9 July 2022SaturdayAcademic and General Training
16 July 2022SaturdayAcademic 
23 July 2022SaturdayAcademic and General Training

August 2022

Exam datesDayTest version
6 August 2022SaturdayAcademic and General Training
11 August 2022ThursdayAcademic and General Training
20 August 2022SaturdayAcademic and General Training
27 August 2022SaturdayAcademic

September 2022

Exam datesDayTest version
3 September 2022SaturdayAcademic and General Training
10 September 2022SaturdayAcademic
15 September 2022ThursdayAcademic
24 September 2022SaturdayAcademic and General Training

October 2022

Exam datesDayTest version
8 October 2022SaturdayAcademic and General Training
13 October 2022ThursdayAcademic
22 October 2022SaturdayAcademic
29 October 2022SaturdayAcademic and General Training

November 2022

Exam datesDayTest version
5 November 2022SaturdayAcademic and General Training
10 November 2022ThursdayAcademic and General Training
19 November 2022SaturdayAcademic and General Training
26 November 2022SaturdayAcademic

December 2022

Exam datesDayTest version
3 December 2022SaturdayAcademic and General Training
8 December 2022ThursdayAcademic
10 December 2022SaturdayAcademic
17 December 2022SaturdayAcademic and General Training

IELTS test dates availability 2022

For computer-delivered IELTS, you can book your exam dates in the following cities:

  • Ahmedabad
  • Amritsar
  • Bathinda
  • Bengaluru
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Gurugram
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Jalandhar
  • Kochi
  • Ludhiana
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • Noida
  • Pune
  • Surat
  • Thane
  • Vadodara
  • Vijayawada

For paper-based IELTS, look out for the test centres in the listed cities of India.

Steps to book IELTS exam dates and location

Here's how you can find the IELTS test dates in 2022 and book your preferred test centre:

  • Visit the British council official website or IDP IELTS India (Indian candidates) and click on register.
  • Click on the find test date and select the month and city.
  • You'll be redirected to the check test availability page of the IELTS section.
  • Lastly, select your preferred test date and finally click apply.

How to find the IELTS exam dates 2022

In India, the IELTS Academic and General Training exams are conducted by IDP IELTS India across major cities. Hence, students can choose the city where they want to attend the test on their preferred date and time slot. You can select any dates mentioned above to take the test and book a slot on their official website.

IDP IELTS exam dates for the computer-delivered test 2022

Due to the high demand for travelling to study abroad, the IDP IELTS (computer-delivered test) exam dates generally fall between July and August.

The body conducts the test during these months in the tier-1 cities of India (cities where the test falls on the earliest dates). For paper-based IELTS, check out the dates on the IELTS official website.

British council exam dates 2022

The British council is another body that conducts the IELTS exam in many countries. They conduct computer-delivered IELTS exams between July and August. If you want to take the paper-based mode, check out their official website and book the date and time slot of your choice.

What happens if you reschedule your exam dates

While rescheduling or cancelling your exam dates via email or in person, you'll receive 25% of the administrative fee of the exam as a refund if you cancel 5 weeks before the stated exam date.

No refund is awarded if you are absent from the test or cancel after 5 weeks.

FAQs: IELTS exam dates 2022

When will the IELTS exam start in 2022?

The first IELTS exam started on 8 January 2022 (Saturday). There are 48 slots available for you to take the test in a year.

Is IELTS valid for 3 years?

The IELTS exam result is valid for 2 years from the exam date.

How much does an IELTS test cost in India?

The IELTS computer-delivered and the paper-based test fees are Rs. 15,500. For the IELTS UKVI exam, the test fee is Rs.15,750. Find further details in this article.

So, it's time for you to kickstart your IELTS preparation! Connect with Edvoy today and avail of a FREE IELTS masterclass!

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