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IELTS One Skill Retake 2024 – Save Money & Improve Your Result

IELTS is expensive English language proficiency exam which can be taken after months of preparation and in case if a student does not get required band score then retaking the whole IELTS test is going to be a nightmare. Therefore just recently British council made this announcement that now you can retake a single module IELTS test with IELTS One Skill retake program in case you are not happy with your initial IELTS test results.

Which countries have this IELTS One Skill Retake Option Available

This IELTS One Skill Retake option is currently available or in the process of being introduced in a variety of countries, including, Rwanda, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Canada,, Hong Kong, India, Uganda, Indonesia, Malaysia, Kenya, Myanmar,, Cambodia, Philippines, Australia, Macau, Singapore, Thailand, Ethiopia.

Eligibility for IELTS One Skill Retake Program

If you are aiming to improve your IELTS band score in a specific module (Listening, reading, writing, speaking) of the IELTS test then you now have the opportunity to retake any of the four essential skills. This initiative is currently in operation in select countries as listed in my above section of this article, with a global rollout anticipated by the start of 2024. It is super important to note that most universities accept the IELTS One-Skill Retake test, demonstrating its credibility and relevance.

Here’s a breakdown of how this process operates:

  1. Original Test Day: Begin your journey by taking the original IELTS test as scheduled.
  2. Receive Results: After completing the test, you’ll receive your results. While we hope they meet your expectations, if they don’t, don’t worry; there’s a solution.
  3. Book IELTS One Skill Retake: If you find the need for improvement, you can book the IELTS One Skill Retake for your desired module. This allows you to focus on enhancing specific skills without retaking the entire test.
  4. Complete Within 60 Days: It’s essential to complete your chosen IELTS One Skill Retake within 60 days of your original test day. This ensures that you have a reasonable timeframe to work on your targeted skill.

Here are the conditions for booking the IELTS One Skill Retake:

  1. You are eligible to book this test if you’ve recently undertaken a full IELTS test on the computer.
  2. Furthermore, you must have received your results from a test center that offers the IELTS One Skill Retake option.
  3. Keep in mind that you can only retake one skill once per original test. This means you have the opportunity to improve in one specific area.
  4. Lastly, make sure to schedule and complete the One Skill Retake within the stipulated 60-day window following your original test. This timeframe is designed to facilitate focused skill enhancement.

This innovative approach to IELTS testing provides you with a flexible and efficient way to work on your skills and achieve the scores you desire, ultimately opening doors to educational opportunities worldwide.

How much would it cost you to retake IELTS One Skill Test?

Currently i can tell you that if you are not going to improve any single module of your IELTS exam then you will end up saving your monye rather than taking full IELTS test again which will cost more for sure and its cost is actually vairable based on the country you are residing in.

How to book your IELTS One Skill Test?

Booking your IELTS One Skill Retake Test for 2023-2024 is a very simple process and for that you can conveniently make your reservation online through the official IELTS website as explained below:

  1. Visit the IELTS Website (Country specific): To initiate the booking process, visit the IELTS website by following this link: IELTS One Skill Retake Test Booking.
  2. Select Your Country and City: Once on the website, select your country and city from the available options. This ensures that you can choose a test center that’s convenient for you.

For more comprehensive information and additional resources related to the IELTS One Skill Retake Test, you can explore the British Council website where they offer valuable insights and assistance to help you prepare effectively and here is the link to the British Council website for further details: British Council IELTS One Skill Retake Information.

Dr. Engr. Zahira

Dr. Engr. Zahira Bano is a distinguished alumna of Nanjing University of Science and Technology, is renowned in the field of international education, having secured both her PhD and Master's degrees under prestigious scholarships, including the Chinese Government Scholarship and the Nanjing Municipal government scholarship. Known for her expertise as a scholarship mentor and speaker, she dedicates her efforts to guiding international students in securing educational opportunities abroad. Through her insightful guidance articles, Dr. Engr Bano shares valuable strategies for navigating scholarship applications and adapting to new academic environments, making her a respected and sought-after voice among students seeking to pursue higher education on a global stage.

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  1. I hope I will score higher on first attempt of taking my IELTS academic test but in case not then i am glad to know that now i can retake any single module of it at lesser cost

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