International English Language Testing System(IELTS)is the most popular test to determine English Language proficiency required for higher education and global immigration. It is accepted by worldwide professional organizations and educational institutions, which keep the English language proficiency as a key selection parameter.English being the official language of Canada, the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) also asks the skilled visa applicants to meet the minimum IELTS band requirement for Canada.
International English Language Testing System is the reputed institution to evaluate the English language proficiency of the people who want to live, work or study in the countries, where English is used as a primary language of communication. It uses 9 band scale to assess the proficiency level of the applicants. IELTS Test results are accepted as the proof of English language proﬁciency for study, work and migration in top advanced nations, i.e. Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK, USA, etc.
If you are applying for a Canadian visa, IELTS online test will be a primary step to go for the same. Canadian government or IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) asks the applicants to provide the evidence of their proficiency in English or French languages. If you wish to provide a proof of your English language skills, the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) General Training is a key globally recognized English proficiency test accepted by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for immigration to Canada.
To apply for the Permanent Residency (PR) Visa in Canada, you are required to prove your English proficiency level to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
The IELTS English test is the first choice of Canadian educational institutions, professional entities and employers to adjudge the language proficiency level of the applicants. Almost every Canadian university and professional entity, which have minimum language criteria as part of its selection process, accept International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or IELTS exam.
Canada follows a point based system for immigration. Federal Express Entry System is the most popular immigration system of Canada, which asses the profile of the applicants based on key parameters, i.e. age, education, work experience, language skills, etc. The immigration applicants get valuable immigration points for all the mentioned factors. Hence, English is an important criteria, for immigration to criteria. The other key immigration programs, i.e. Provincial Nominee Programs also require applicants to have required level of English proficiency.
Usually both Express Entry and PNP require minimum English proficiency of Canadian Language Benchmark or CLB 7, which is equivalent toIELTS band 6 in all four language abilities, i.e. IELTS speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing.
Although, English Language proficiency requirement for Canada PR is IELTS band 6, however, certain immigration programs, i.e. Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) of Canada accept the applicants with low English proficiency as well. The SINP require CLB 4 level of language proficiency, which is equivalent to IELTS band score, 4 (IELTS writing), 3.5 (Reading), 4.5 (Listening) and 4 (Speaking).
Express Entry has two key points’ criteria for selection, i.e. FSWP and CRS points criteria.
The FSWP Point’s allocation for First official language (Maximum 24 points)
|CLB Level||Ability: Speaking||Ability: Listening||Ability: Reading||Ability: Writing||Points per ability|
|7||6||6.0 – 7.0||6||6||4|
|10 and above||7.5 – 9.0||8.5 – 9.0||8.0 – 9.0||7.5 – 9.0||6|
Find below the points allocated by IRCC for the IELTS score for Canada– 1st official language:
Maximum points for each language skill (reading, writing, speaking and listening):
|Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level per ability||With a spouse or common-law partner||Without a spouse or common-law partner|
|(Maximum 128 points)||(Maximum 136 points)|
|Less than CLB 4||0||0|
|CLB 4 or 5||6||6|
|CLB 10 or more||32||34|
English and French are two official languages in Canada, hence, you can provide the evidence of your proficiency level in any of these two languages. IELTS is largely popular test for English language proficiency. If you choose to give IELTS test for language proficiency, it will be crucial to obtain higher IELTS score to get significant points on both FSWP and CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) point’s tables given above.
The IELTS Tests is globally accepted 9 band system for measuring the proficiency in the English language. Its Test result has a recommended validity period of 2 years from the date, on which your test was conducted. After 2 years from the date of test, it gets expired and hence, you have to take up the re-test to prove your English proficiency for Canada immigration.
If you seek further advice, information or support about the IELTS test result for Canada Immigration and PR, you may get in touch with certified Canada Migration Expert at Visas Avenue Immigration. Visas Avenue is a trusted and registered Immigration Documentation Consultancy Service for Canadian visa and Immigration process.
You can also join IELTS Training classes with Visas Avenue to score higher bands score in Canada English test of International English Language Testing System.
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