Official IELTS test dates 2020 and 2021

Updated IELTS test dates for 2021

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Computer-delivered IELTS is available up to 3 times a day, 7 days a week. And you get your results in 2-5 days. So, you can do your IELTS test when it suits you. Not sure if IELTS on computer is for you? Read IELTS on computer vs IELTS on paper. Paper-based IELTS tests up to four times a month, the 2020 and 2021 test dates are published below.

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What are the 2020 paper-based IELTS test dates?

IELTS dates in July 2020

What are the IELTS test dates in July 2020?

  • Thursday 2 July 2020, Academic only
  • Saturday 4 July 2020, Academic and General Training #NEW TEST DATE#
  • Thursday 9 July 2020, Academic only #NEW TEST DATE#
  • Saturday 11 July 2020, Academic and General Training
  • Thursday 16 July 2020, Academic and General Training #NEW TEST DATE#
  • Saturday 18 July 2020, Academic only
  • Thursday 23 July 2020, Academic only #NEW TEST DATE#
  • Saturday 25 July 2020, Academic and General Training
  • Thursday 30 July 2020, Academic and General Training #NEW TEST DATE#

 

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IELTS dates in August 2020

What are the IELTS test dates in August 2020?

  • Thursday 6 August 2020, Academic only
  • Saturday 8 August 2020, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday 15 August 2020, Academic and General Training #NEW TEST DATE#
  • Thursday 20 August 2020, Academic only #NEW TEST DATE#
  • Saturday 22 August 2020, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday 29 August 2020, Academic only

 

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IELTS dates in September 2020

What are the IELTS test dates in September 2020?

  • Thursday 3 September 2020, Academic only #NEW TEST DATE#
  • Saturday 5 September 2020, Academic only
  • Saturday 12 September 2020, Academic and General Training
  • Thursday 17 September 2020, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday 19 September 2020, Academic only #NEW TEST DATE#
  • Saturday 26 September 2020, Academic and General Training

 

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IELTS dates in October 2020

What are the IELTS test dates in October 2020?

  • Saturday 10 October 2020, Academic only
  • Thursday 15 October 2020, Academic only
  • Saturday 24 October 2020, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday 31 October 2020, Academic and General Training

 

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IELTS dates in November 2020

What are the IELTS test dates in November 2020?

  • Saturday 7 November 2020, Academic only
  • Thursday 12 November 2020, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday 21 November 2020, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday 28 November 2020, Academic only

 

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IELTS dates in December 2020

What are the IELTS test dates in December 2020?

  • Thursday 3 December 2020, Academic only
  • Saturday 5 December 2020, Academic only and General Training
  • Saturday 12 December 2020, Academic only
  • Saturday 19 December 2020, Academic and General Training

 

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What are the 2021 paper-based IELTS test dates?

IELTS test dates in January 2021

What are the IELTS test dates in January 2021?

  • Saturday, 09 January 2021, Academic only
  • Saturday, 16 January 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Thursday, 21 January 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 23 January 2021, Academic only

 

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IELTS test dates in February 2021

What are the IELTS test dates in February 2021?

  • Saturday, 06 February 2021, Academic only
  • Saturday, 20 February 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Thursday, 25 February 2021, Academic only
  • Saturday, 27 February 2021, Academic and General Training

 

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IELTS test dates in March 2021

What are the IELTS test dates in March 2021?

  • Thursday, 04 March 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 13 March 2021, Academic only
  • Saturday, 20 March 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 27 March 2021, Academic only

 

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IELTS test dates in April 2021

What are the IELTS test dates in April 2021?

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 17 April 2021, Academic only
  • Saturday, 24 April 2021, Academic only
  • Thursday, 29 April 2021, Academic and General Training

 

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IELTS test dates in May 2021

What are the IELTS test dates in May 2021?

  • Saturday, 08 May 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Thursday, 20 May 2021, Academic only
  • Saturday, 22 May 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 29 May 2021, Academic only

 

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IELTS test dates in June 2021

What are the IELTS test dates in June 2021?

  • Saturday, 05 June 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 12 June 2021, Academic only
  • Thursday, 17 June 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 19 June 2021, Academic only

 

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IELTS test dates in July 2021

What are the IELTS test dates in July 2021?

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 10 July 2021, Academic only
  • Saturday, 17 July 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 24 July 2021, Academic only

 

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IELTS test dates in August 2021

What are the IELTS test dates in August 2021?

  • Saturday, 07 August 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Thursday, 12 August 2021, Academic only
  • Saturday, 21 August 2021, Academic only
  • Saturday, 28 August 2021, Academic and General Training

 

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IELTS test dates in September 2021

What are the IELTS test dates in September 2021?

  • Saturday, 04 September 2021, Academic only
  • Saturday, 11 September 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Thursday, 16 September 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 25 September 2021, Academic only

 

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IELTS test dates in October 2021

What are the IELTS test dates in October 2021?

  • Saturday, 09 October 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Thursday, 14 October 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 23 October 2021, Academic only
  • Saturday, 30 October 2021, Academic only

 

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IELTS test dates in November 2021

What are the IELTS test dates in November 2021?

  • Saturday, 06 November 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Thursday, 11 November 2021, Academic only
  • Saturday, 20 November 2021, Academic only
  • Saturday, 27 November 2021, Academic and General Training

 

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IELTS test dates in December 2021

What are the IELTS test dates in December 2021?

  • Thursday, 02 December 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 04 December 2021, Academic only
  • Saturday, 11 December 2021, Academic and General Training
  • Saturday, 18 December 2021, Academic only

 

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Full list of IELTS test dates 2021

Official Australian IELTS test dates in 2021

Test Date

Academic

General Training

9 January 2021AvailableNo test
16 January 2021AvailableAvailable
21 January 2021AvailableAvailable
23 January 2021AvailableNo test
6 February 2021AvailableNo test
20 February 2021AvailableAvailable
25 February 2021AvailableNo test
27 February 2021AvailableAvailable
4 March 2021AvailableAvailable
13 March 2021AvailableNo test
20 March 2021AvailableAvailable
27 March 2021AvailableNo test
10 April 2021AvailableAvailable
17 April 2021AvailableNo test
24 April 2021AvailableNo test
29 April 2021AvailableAvailable
8 May 2021AvailableAvailable
20 May 2021AvailableNo test
22 May 2021AvailableAvailable
29 May 2021AvailableNo test
5 June 2021AvailableAvailable
12 June 2021AvailableNo test
17 June 2021AvailableAvailable
19 June 2021AvailableNo test
1 July 2021AvailableAvailable
10 July 2021AvailableNo test
17 July 2021AvailableAvailable
24 July 2021AvailableNo test
7 August 2021AvailableAvailable
12 August 2021AvailableNo test
21 August 2021AvailableNo test
28 August 2021AvailableAvailable
4 September 2021AvailableNo test
11 September 2021AvailableAvailable
16 September 2021AvailableAvailable
25 September 2021AvailableNo test
9 October 2021AvailableAvailable
14 October 2021AvailableAvailable
23 October 2021AvailableNo test
30 October 2021AvailableNo test
6 November 2021AvailableAvailable
11 November 2021AvailableNo test
20 November 2021AvailableNo test
27 November 2021AvailableAvailable
2 December 2021AvailableAvailable
4 December 2021AvailableNo test
11 December 2021AvailableAvailable
18 December 2021AvailableNo test

Please note: These dates may not be available at all test centres. To see actual availability, find a test centre near you.

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