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You can choose to take IELTS on computer for both the General Training and Academic tests. The test format, question types, time allocated to each test part and content is the same for both the IELTS on computer and the IELTS on paper tests. The only difference is in your test day experience. If you choose to complete your IELTS test on a computer, you will do the Reading, Listening and Writing parts of the test using a computer. All answers will be typed on the screen. You will also be able to write notes on a notes sheet during the Listening test .

The IELTS Speaking test remains the same - a face-to-face interview with an examiner. The Speaking test will be completed either just before, or just after the Reading, Listening and Writing parts of the test.

Taking IELTS on computer has many advantages. For example, you will get your results a lot faster. With IELTS on computer your results will be available within 3 to 5 days. 

Practice Listening on computer 

Try these free Listening sample questions and get a feel for what it's like to take IELTS Listening on a computer.

The IELTS on computer Listening practice test is made up of 6 question types and 24 questions including: 

  • Multiple choice 

  • Matching 

  • Plan, map, diagram labelling 

  • Note completion 

  • Short answer questions 

Start the free practice questions on computer

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Practice IELTS Reading on computer

Try some IELTS Reading sample questions on computer to see if it is for you. It's also a perfect addition to your IELTS study plan.

The Reading sample questions for IELTS on computer are made up of 11 question types and 41 questions including: 

  • Multiple choice 

  • Identifying information 

  • Note completion 

  • Matching headings 

  • Matching sentence endings 

  • Summary completion 

  • Sentence completion 

  • Flow-chart completion 

 Start the sample questions for Reading by clicking on the links below: 

 Download the answer sheet to see how you did: 

Practice IELTS Writing on computer

Try our sample questions for IELTS Writing test on computer to see if it is for you. And if you have booked an IELTS on computer test, add it to your study plan. 

The sample questions for IELTS Writing test consists of 2 tasks. 

Task 1: You will be asked to write 150 words and spend about 20 minutes on this task. 

Task 2: You will be asked to write 250 words and spend about 40 minutes on this task. 

  Start your Writing practice test by clicking on the links below: 

Download the answer sheet to see how you did: 

IELTS Speaking test

The Speaking test remains the same for both – Academic and General Training. When you take IELTS on computer, the Speaking test also remains face-to-face with a certified IELTS examiner.

The test duration for the Speaking test is 11-14 minutes.

IELTS on computer practice test

In order to be fully prepared on your test day. This practice test gives you an indicative band score and a feedback report which will help improve your IELTS band score.