31 Jan 20232 min read

IELTS 2022: Basics Nepalese Students Should Know About


The International English Language Testing System, commonly known as IELTS is a very familiar word in the Nepalese student community. The IELTS is a test that measures English language proficiency and helps students prepare for college and university admissions in the United States, UK, Australia, Canada, and many other countries. Likewise, many countries also require IELTS for immigration purposes.

IELTS exams can be given in two different formats at your convenience. Two formats are PBT and CBT which stands for Paper Based Test and Computer Based Test respectively. While there are various rumors that Paper-based tests are easier than Computer-based tests, it's actually the same. It all comes down to your preference and comfort with the test method. Well, if you have very bad handwriting then it's better if you choose Computer Based Test 😛.

How to Register for IELTS Exam in 2022?

You must be thinking registration for IELTS is a very lengthy process but actually, it isn’t. With just 5 simple steps, you can register for IELTS within a few seconds.

Step 1: Go to the Official IELTS website and click on “Register for Test”

Step 2: Choose your preferred test date, test type, and test location.

Step 3: Fill up your details and upload a picture of your passport.

Step 4: Review all of your information and Pay the test fee.

Step 5: What else? Prepare well and Smash your exam!! 🥇

Tips and Tricks for Securing High Scores in IELTS

Everyone wants to secure a perfect band 9 but it's not a piece of cake. While studying IELTS materials and giving practice exams are important, it doesn't necessarily secure you a perfect band 9. Well, as it has been said Smart Work > Hard Work, you should work smartly to secure a higher band score. Here are some tips and tricks to secure a higher band score on your IELTS test,

● Study Vocabulary Words! You can find those online or on flashcards at your nearby bookstore 📖

● Take Practice Tests! These are available online and at your very own UniPort 😎

● Writing Improves Writing! The more you write, the more you understand the structures required for IELTS ✍

● Make sure to get a great sleep a day before the exam and Slay your Exam 🏆

How are IELTS Band Scores Calculated?

Ever wondered how you get assessed in IELTS Listening and Reading section? Well, your aim to achieve a band score of 7 is not that hard after all. Even if you get 30 answers correct out of 40, you will be able to secure a band score of 7 in listening and reading. It's that simple! Here’s an illustration of how you will get scored in an IELTS listening and reading.

Raw Score

Band Score

39 – 40


37 – 38


35 – 36


32 – 34


30 – 31


26 – 29


23 – 25


18 – 22


16 – 17


13 – 15


11 - 12


< 10


Now, you might have another question, how will I get success in the Writing and Speaking section? Well, It depends upon your performance and the examiner. Your focus should range from high-level vocabulary to writing and speaking grammatically correct properly structured sentences to get above 7 band score in both the Writing and Speaking sections.

So, what are you waiting for? Register for your IELTS classes with UniPort and know that YOU CAN DO IT!!

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