The registration fee for the IELTS exam in India is Rs 14,700. The fee for the IELTS exam in India for both paper-based and computer-delivered tests is Rs 14,700. In this article, we will inform you about the IELTS exam fees 2021 in India. Apart from the IELTS test fee, we will also inform you about the IELTS cancellation fee, IELTS rescheduling fee, and all other types of costs related to the IELTS exam.

The IELTS exam fee is set in accordance with every market’s local currency, so, it varies from country to country. Also, candidates can pay the IELTS test fee in their local currency without any need to go for foreign currency exchange.

IELTS test fee in India varies as per the test type. Please follow the below table for detailed information on the IELTS exam fee 2021 in India

IELTS Test typeFee (INR)
Computer-delivered IELTS14,700
Pen and paper-based IELTS14,700
IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1)13,940
IELTS for UKVI fees in India15,100

What are IELTS Cancellation Fees?

Due to any reason if you want to cancel your IELTS appointment then there are certain criteria that you need to fulfill in order to receive a refund for canceling the IELTS exam. However, you need to pay IELTS cancellation fees for canceling the IELTS test if:

  • Booking slot more than five weeks before the exam date, in that case, he will receive the refund minus a 25% administrative fee
  • Less than five weeks ahead of the exam date, then he will receive no refund.
  • Fails to appear for the IELTS exam, then also he will not receive any refund. This is also considered a cancelation.

Those who can produce a medical certificate within 5 days of the test date can receive the refund after deducting the local administrative cost.

What are IELTS Rescheduling Fees?

In case you want to change your IELTS test date then you need to request rescheduling at least five weeks before the booked test date after deducting your cancellation/postponement fee. Candidates should select the new test date within three months of the booked test date. They need to pay an administrative charge of Rs 3,300 inclusive of all taxes for the transfer of the test date. Candidates can reschedule the IELTS exam only once. You will not receive any refund or any rescheduling option if you fail to give the IELTS test on the second date.

IELTS Rechecking Fees

Test takers who are not satisfied with their IELTS results can go for a recheck of their IELTS score. However, they need to pay IELTS rechecking fee to avail of this facility. IELTS rechecking fee in India is Rs 8,475. Test takers need to submit the ‘Enquiry on Results Form’ (EOR Form) for sending the re-marking request. Test takers have the option to select either one part of the IELTS test or more parts of the IELTS exam for remarking.

IELTS Scholarships

The cost of studying abroad is one of the main reasons that candidates look for scholarships to study abroad. There are various scholarships available for students so they can study abroad without worrying about finances.

IELTS Test Fee for Additional TRF

With IELTS Registration test-takers receive 5 electronic ATRF (Test Report Form) for free. However, if they want to send the IELTS score to more universities abroad then they need to pay IELTS exam additional TRF fee. Candidates can apply for electronic reporting up to a maximum of 5 universities in one day. If you want to send a score to more universities then you need to log in the next day.

The additional TRF can be sent in three ways:

  • Courier: Aspirants need to give additional fees of Rs 1500 for every address. IELTS scores were delivered in almost 4 days through courier. tracking number is provided to candidates
  • Airmail: Aspirants need to pay fees of Rs 250 for every address. However, it can take up to two weeks to reach the scores. A tracking number is not provided while sending additional TRF through airmail
  • Electronic: Candidates need to pay Rs 250 for every university they send a score to. However, this can only be given to universities that have opted for electronic download of IELTS scores 

To send additional TRFs to universities after one month of taking the test the aspirant needs to complete the ‘Application for the Issue of Additional TRFs’. They need to pay an extra fee for each additional TRF apart from the regular courier fees. Any other person authorized by the aspirant can also collect the test report form. You need to complete the TRFs-Payment Authorization Form and return it with the ‘Application for the Issue of Additional TRFs’ to the IELTS test center in your city.

Note: Test reports are valid for two years


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