The IELTS (International English language Test System) exam is conducted 48 times in a whole year. And in a month, the IELTS exam dates are offered up to 4 times. Individuals who are planning to work or study in a foreign country, where the main language of communication is English, have to clear the IELTS exam.

Read on to learn more about the IELTS Exam 2021 dates in Punjab.

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The IELTS Exam

The IELTS Exam contains two types: IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training. Both the tests evaluate your English language abilities in reading, speaking, writing and listening. The Academic IELTS test is appropriate for those who want to study in university or in an environment that is English speaking. The test estimates whether you are prepared to start studying in English.

The General Training IELTS test is appropriate for those who are applying to study below level degrees like school, it can also be considered for experience in work or other employment training.

There are Two Modes to Apply for the Exam

You can give the IELTS exam offline or in online mode depending on your preferences, but don’t get yourself confused, like which one will be easier because the intensity of both the papers is exactly the same. In this test, the paper will be divided into sections of Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing.

# 1.IELTS Offline – offline exam will be a paper-based test and a trained IELTS Examiner will take the Speaking test face-to-face.

# 2.IELTS Online – online exam will be on the computer so instead of writing your answers on paper you have to type your answers on the computer.

IELTS Centres in Punjab

There are in total 12 centres providing the IELTS exam 2021 ( computer-delivered or paper-based) in Punjab, India. You can choose any closest centre according to your location. The registration fee for the exam is INR 14,700





British Council-Ludhiana

One Horizon Centre, 6th Floor, Golf Course Road Sector-43, DLF Phase – V

IDP Education-Ludhiana

SCO41, 2nd Floor, Feroze Gandhi Market, Bhai Bala Chowk, Ludhiana, Punjab, India


British Council-Amritsar

One Horizon Centre, 6th Floor, Golf Course Road Sector-43, DLF Phase – V

IDP Education-Amritsar

SCO- 28, First Floor, Taneja Towers, D.S.C, Ranjit Avenue, Block B, Amritsar, Punjab


British Council-Moga

610-616, 6th Floor, International Trade Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi, Delhi, India

IDP Education-Moga

One Horizon Centre, 6th Floor, Golf Course Road Sector-43, DLF Phase – V


British Council-Patiala

One Horizon Centre, 6th Floor, Golf Course Road Sector-43, DLF Phase – V

IDP Education-Patiala

610-616, 6th Floor, International Trade Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi, Delhi, India


British Council-Bathinda

One Horizon Centre, 6th Floor, Golf Course Road Sector-43, DLF Phase – V

IDP Education-Bathinda

SCF 12-13, Above Domino’s, 100 Ft Road, Near Bhagu Road, Bathinda, Punjab


British Council-Jalandhar

One Horizon Centre, 6th Floor, Golf Course Road Sector-43, DLF Phase – V

IDP Education-Jalandhar

SCO- 39, Ladowali Road, Jalandhar- 144001. Opposite DC Office, Jalandhar, Punjab, India

IELTS Exam Dates 2021 in Punjab

Exam Date Exam Type
August 8,2021 Academic/ General
August 9,2021 Academic/General
August 10,2021 Academic/General
August 11,2021 Academic/General
August 12,2021 Academic/General
August 13,2021 Academic/General
Exam Date Exam Type
August 21,2021 Academic/General
August 28,2021 Academic/General
September 4,2021 Academic/General
September 11,2021 Academic/General
September 16,2021 Academic/General
September 25,2021 Academic/General
October 9,2021 Academic/General
October 14,2021 Academic/General
October 23,2021 Academic/General
October 30,2021 Academic/General

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IELTS Online Registration

You can easily register for the IELTS exam online at your own ease or you can go for offline mode, you can visit your nearest IDP branch to register. For online mode there are few simple steps that one need to follow:

# 1. The first step will be, get your device ready and connect it with the internet then log on to the IELTS India Website.

# 2. ‘Register for IELTS’ click on that option.

# 3. Choose your preferred test whether you want to go for paper-based(offline) or computer-delivered(online).

# 4. Choose your type of test – Academic or General Training for the IELTS exam.

# 5. Select your exam location/ city you wish for.

# 6. After you are finished filling in the above details, then you will find the date list available for your preferences. Choose the date and time slot that you think is best for you.

# 7. Finish the online application by filling up the needed details.

# 8. In order to complete the process, you also need to upload a clear, scanned colour copy of your passport.

# 9. Proceed to fee payment

After you are done with booking the test date, in your registered email/phone number you will receive an acknowledgement. According to your preferred date and time, for the speaking test, you can reserve a slot online. By any chance you fail to select a slot within the described time period, automatically a time will be allocated for you.

IELTS Preparation

In order to score a good band in the IELTS, it’s very important to be prepared for the exam.

# You need to recognise the format of the test- by evaluating the test content you can make yourself familiar with the format, also with the questions and type of task for every section. Rules and regulations of the IELTS exam are important as well so you need to read through.

# Practice the sample questions of the IELTS exam- when you practice the sample test questions you get familiar with the format and can expect what kind of questions might come.

# Check your progress- after you are done with your preparation you can try some test papers, which will show you where you lag and how is your progress.

# Consider a course for your preparation- when you are not sure how to start the preparation or you are not confident enough with your preparation you should go for assistance.

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Hopefully, the article was helpful. So, are you preparing for the IELTS exam? What kind of preparation do you prefer: self-study or assistance from coaching centres? Comment in the below section.

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