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English Language: Assessments

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 18th October 2018.

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Photo of Alison Thewliss Alison Thewliss Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Treasury), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the (a) pass and (b) fail rates are for the International English Language Testing System by (i) country and (ii) test centre.

Photo of Mark Field Mark Field Minister of State

The British Council have advised that there are no set percentage pass or fail rates for the International English Lanugaue Testing Sytem (IELTS) exams. It is up to the organisations who accept the tests to decide their entry score requirements.

IELTS is an independent organisation and is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Assessment.

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