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IELTS test in India and Egypt – December 2012 (Academic Module)

This update was shared by IELTS test takers R and M from India and Egypt (according to these kind people the exams were the same).

Listening testIELTS test in India

Section 1. A radio report on tourism in general with suggestions for various nature walks.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Section 2. About festivals and other city attractions.
Questions: multiple choice.

Section 3. Two students were talking about how to choose a major and benefits of studying a foreign language.
Questions: multiple choice.

Section 4. About sports and science. Study on performance genes and physical characteristics of an athlete.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Reading test

Passage 1. On how sport has changed over time.

Passage 2. How scientists reconstructed face from skull and the advancements made in this field.
Questions: filling in blanks, short-answer questions (no more than 1 words), True/False/Not Given.

Passage 3. Don’t remember.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were asked to describe two line graphs showing different forecasts for carbon emissions and the global temperature change in 2020-2100.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

Some say that the government should stop supporting the professional sports activities and the cultural performances, and instead begin supporting schools to encourage children to take up sports and arts. What is your opinion?

Speaking test


– Are you a student or do you have a job?
– What do you do?
– Do you like sport?
– What sport is popular in your country? Why?

Cue Card

Describe a village/town/city that you like the most.

– Give a short description of that village/town/city.
– Why do you like it?
– What in particular do you like there?


– Why do you call an area a city?
– Do you think the cities are too crowded?
– What impact does it have on the environment?
– What should be done to decrease the impact?

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