Computer-delivered IELTS Test Centre Opens in Dubai

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IDP IELTS test centre in Dubai introduces Computer-Delivered IELTS

Advantages of Computer-delivered IELTS includes faster results (5-7) days, more testing availability and no more worries of bad handwriting!
IELTS on computer includes Listening, Reading and Writing. The Speaking test will continue to be face-to-face

IDP Education’s new computer-delivered IELTS test centre in Dubai was officially opened yesterday. This the second centre in the United Arab Emirates and follows on from the Abu Dhabi launch in September.

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for higher education and global migration with more than 3 million tests taken in the last year.

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The popular computer-delivered IELTS test option offers an improved test day experience, faster results and more test availability for Academic and General Training test takers while maintaining all of the test’s current security, trust and integrity.

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The test content and structure remain the same whether taking IELTS on computer or paper and, importantly, the Speaking test remains face-to-face with a certified IELTS Examiner. Whether test takers take paper-based or computer-delivered IELTS, they can be confident that they are taking the same trusted English language test.

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Darrin Vardon, Director, IELTS Operations Middle East & Eastern Europe, IDP Education, said more people than ever are looking to improve their English to advance their global career opportunities.

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“IDP, a proud co-owner of IELTS, is introducing computer-delivered IELTS at its test centres around the region and is now pleased to offer this option in Dubai & Abu Dhabi empowering our ambitious test takers to achieve their best outcome on test day, and in turn, their global goals. More CD testing locations in the UAE will be added in the coming months.” Mr. Vardon added.

Computer-delivered IELTS Advantages

Rashi Bhattacharya, Country Director, UAE, Oman and Qatar – IDP Education, said the new test experience in Dubai puts IELTS test takers first by offering them the ability to take IELTS – the world’s most trusted high-stakes English test – on a computer and get their results faster (5 – 7 days). In comparison, the traditional IELTS takers have to wait for 3 weeks for the results.

Another major improvement is the availability of the slot for schedule the test. On an average, the slots are available after 2 or 4 weeks of waiting. With Computer-Delivered IELTS, you have the option to sit for the IELTS test 3 times a day and up to 7 days a week.

Another huge advantage for most, if not all, is the obvious one, that you can can now type instead of writing by hand!

“Security of the test is key. The computer-delivered solution is secure and capable of delivering the world-leading quality assurance measures that IELTS is renowned for,” Ms Bhattacharya added.

IDP will announce further test centre locations over the coming months.

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