Planning to sit for an IELTS test? The 2022 schedule for the IELTS paper-based tests has now been announced. Book ahead and get a head start on your preparation.

Whether it’s the IELTS Academic, General Training or UKVI test, you need time to prepare. IELTS experts typically recommend around 6-8 weeks’ preparation for the exam. Plus, with the unpredictable nature of shutdowns due to COVID-19, it’s always best to buffer with some additional time.

By booking ahead, you’re giving yourself the best chance of preparing and thus securing a higher band score. Scroll down and choose a date/time that suits you.

Test dates: January 2022

Saturday, 8 January 2022, Academic and General Training

Saturday, 15 January 2022, Academic only

Thursday, 20 January 2022, Academic only

Saturday, 29 January 2022, Academic and General Training

Test dates: February 2022

Saturday, 5 February 2022, Academic and General Training (Australia and New Zealand only)

Saturday, 12 February 2022, Academic and General Training

Thursday, 17 February 2022, Academic and General Training

Saturday, 26 February 2022, Academic only

Test dates: March 2022

Thursday, 3 March 2022, Academic only

Saturday, 12 March 2022, Academic and General Training

Saturday, 19 March 2022, Academic only

Saturday, 26 March 2022, Academic and General Training

Test dates: April 2022

Saturday, 9 April 2022, Academic and General Training

Thursday, 21 April 2022, Academic only

Saturday, 23 April 2022, Academic and General Training

Saturday, 30 April 2022, Academic only

Test dates: May 2022

Saturday, 7 May 2022, Academic and General Training (Australia and New Zealand only)

Thursday, 12 May 2022, Academic and General Training

Saturday, 21 May 2022, Academic only

Saturday, 28 May 2022, Academic and General Training

Test dates: June 2022

Saturday, 4 June 2022, Academic only

Saturday, 11 June 2022, Academic and General Training

Thursday, 16 June 2022, Academic only

Saturday, 25 June 2022, Academic and General Training

Test dates: July 2022

Thursday, 7 July 2022, Academic only

Saturday, 9 July 2022, Academic and General Training

Saturday 16 July 2022, Academic only

Saturday, 23 July 2022, Academic and General Training

Test dates: August 2022

Saturday, 6 August 2022, Academic and General Training (Australia and New Zealand only)

Thursday, 11 August 2022, Academic and General Training

Saturday, 20 August 2022, Academic and General Training

Saturday, 27 August 2022, Academic only

Test dates: September 2022

Saturday, 3 September 2022, Academic and General Training

Saturday, 10 September 2022, Academic only

Thursday, 15 September 2022, Academic only

Saturday, 24 September 2022, Academic and General Training

Test dates: October 2022

Saturday, 8 October 2022, Academic and General Training

Thursday, 13 October 2022, Academic only

Saturday, 22 October 2022, Academic only

Saturday, 29 October 2022, Academic and General Training

Test dates: November 2022

Saturday, 5 November 2022, Academic and General Training (Australia and New Zealand only)

Thursday, 10 November 2022, Academic and General Training

Saturday, 19 November 2022, Academic and General Training

Saturday, 26 November 2022, Academic only

Test dates: December 2022

Saturday, 3 December 2022, Academic and General Training

Thursday, 8 December 2022, Academic only

Saturday, 10 December 2022, Academic only

Saturday, 17 December 2022, Academic and General Training