All About The IELTS Examination In Thailand


IELTS is an English language proficiency test that assesses whether you’re ready to study or work in an English-speaking environment. IELTS measures your ability in four skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. It is accepted by many educational institutions and employers worldwide as the most reliable way to prove your English skills.

How To Do The IELTS Examination?

To register for the IELTS exam, you must visit the official website and fill out a form with your details, including contact details and academic background. You will also be required to pay a non-refundable registration fee.

How Much Does It Cost?

The cost of the test depends on the number of modules you choose to sit. The most common way of sitting the IELTS is by taking two modules: Academic and General Training. This will cost approximately 7,710 baht for both paper and computer-based tests.

How Can You Choose A Good Result?

  • Choose a good center.
  • Choose a suitable date and time.
  • Choose a suitable test type and mode.
  • Choosing the right location for the exam is important

 Thailand has many different cities with unique qualities that make them ideal for IELTS testing.

Where Are The Exam Centers In Thailand?

The following are the IELTS examination centers in Thailand (ศูนย์สอบ IELTS ในไทย, which is the term in Thai):

  • Bangkok – at Kasetsart University and International Language Testing System (ILTS).
  • Chiang Mai, such as at Chiang Mai University.
  • Samut Prakan and Khon Kaen (same city), such as at Srinakharinwirot University.
  • There are also test centers in many other areas, including Pathum Thani Province, Phitsanulok Province; Phuket Province; and Ranong Province.

What Is The Passing Score?

IELTS grades are on a nine-band scale, ranging from zero (highly unlikely) to nine (very likely). The overall score is based on the average of your four component scores: reading, listening, speaking, and writing.

The passing band for IELTS tests is set at 7.0 bands (or 6.5 for the Academic test). If you score between 7 and 8 in all four components (listening, reading comprehension, writing, and speaking), your overall score will be within the “passing” range.


We have tried our best to provide accurate and up-to-date information here. You can also find more information about the exam on the official website of IELTS. Before attending the exam, try doing complete research and try giving your full strength shot to crack the exam.