Experience the IELTS test on computer before you sit the real test and know what to expect on the test day.

Choose from more test dates and get your results even faster

Everyone loves choice. We have made it easier and more convenient for you to take your IELTS test. You can now take your test on a computer.

With testing on computer, you can take your IELTS test – Academic or General Training – and you simply type your answers.

What you get when you take IELTS on a computer:

  • more test dates to choose from
  • face-to-face speaking test with a trained IELTS examiner
  • choice of time slot for your speaking test
  • fast results, available in 3–5 days
  • greater flexibility.

How does IELTS on computer work?

If you choose IELTS on computer, you will take the Listening, Reading and Writing sections on a computer. The Speaking test will remain face-to-face with a trained IELTS examiner as we believe it is the most effective way of assessing your speaking skills.

All other aspects of the test are exactly the same, whether it is taken on paper or on computer, including:

  • Content
  • Preparation
  • Timings
  • Question types
  • Scoring
  • Speaking test delivery – face-to-face speaking test with a trained IELTS examiner
  • Test Report Form (TRF)
  • Results Verification

Free IELTS on computer familiarisation test

Experience IELTS on computer before you sit the real test and know what to expect on test day – try our free IELTS on computer familiarisation test.

Available test dates

Find available IELTS on computer test dates.

If you have any special needs or requirements, you should take the IELTS exam on paper.

Can’t find a suitable date?

Check available IELTS on paper test dates.

IELTS on computer video guides

Watch the ‘how to’ videos below to familiarise yourself with each section of the IELTS on computer exam.

  1. IELTS on computer – Introduction
  2. IELTS on computer – Listening
  3. IELTS on computer – Reading
  4. IELTS on computer – Writing
  5. IELTS on computer – Using the Help Button
  6. IELTS on computer – Highlighting Text
  7. IELTS on computer – Making Notes