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IELTS score table


The writing and speaking sections of the exam follow much more complex rules and requirements to reach a score, however the reading and listening scores are calculated according to how many correct answers you get.


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Scores and points:

Both sections have 40 questions. Every question has a certain "weight" however the table below will give you a general idea of what your IELTS score will be, the number of correct answers you get will give you your IELTS score for that area.


Listening Scores (Academic and General Training)

Band Score

9.0

8.5

8.0

7.5

7.0

6.5

6.0

5.5

5.0

4.5

4.0

3.5

3.0

2.5

Correct Answers

39-40

37-38

35-36

32-34

30-31

26-29

23-25

18-22

16-17

13-15

10-12

8-9

6-7

4-5

 

Reading Scores (Academic)

Band Score

9.0

8.5

8.0

7.5

7.0

6.5

6.0

5.5

5.0

4.5

4.0

3.5

3.0

2.5

Correct Answers

39-40

37-38

35-36

33-34

30-32

27-29

23-26

19-22

15-18

13-14

10-12

8-9

6-7

4-5

 

Reading Scores (General Training)

Band Score

9.0

8.5

8.0

7.5

7.0

6.5

6.0

5.5

5.0

4.5

4.0

3.5

3.0

2.5

Correct Answers

40

39

37-38

36

34-35

32-33

30-31

27-29

32-26

19-22

15-18

12-14

9-11

6-8