IELTS test in India – June 2015 (Academic Module)

An IELTS test taker from India (thanks, S!) shared the following information about a recent exam:

Listening testIELTS test in India

Section 1. Application form for a new job, requiring information about the applicant’s previous work.

Section 2. About fire and fire alarms.

Section 3. A lady was organizing a drama class and talking about the clothes, stage, repetition times and so on.
Questions: multiple choice, map labeling.

Section 4. Description of a certain mechanism and how it works.
Questions: filling in blanks.

Reading test

Passage 1. About crops.

Passage 2. About different car models and brands.

Passage 3. About mobile phones, texting habits, and the difference between old and young generations’ preferences.

Writing test

Writing task 1 (a report)

We were given a bar chart showing the percentage of marriages in Australia between 1960 and 2000.

Writing task 2 (an essay)

In many countries traditional food is replaced by international fast food. This has adverse effects on families, individuals and the society. Do you agree or disagree? Give your opinion.

Speaking test


– What is your full name?
– Can I see your ID?
– Where are you from?
– Do you work or study?
– Do you find it interesting?
– How is it helpful to you?
– Are there any age limits for becoming a student in your country?
– What should they be, in your opinion?
– Do you think this will change in the future?
– What type of movies do you usually watch? Why?
– Was there any change in your preference since you were a child?
– If you had a chance would you make a movie? Why?
– How long have you been studying mathematics for?
– Do you find it useful?
– Why is it important?
– Do you think it might be useful for everybody in day to day life?

Cue Card

Talk about a stage of your life that you enjoyed the most. Please say

– When was it?
– Where were you at the time?
– Why did you enjoy it so much?


– Do you see a change in your personality since those days?
– How are old people treated in your country? Why?
– Is there an age when a person must stop working in your country?
– Are there any problems caused by these restrictions?
– What can be done to help the people affected by these restrictions?

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