Well , its well known that IELTS has two most popular variants which are IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training. Candidates must prepare for IELTS keeping the syllabus and test pattern into consideration. IELTS syllabus consists of four compulsory modules– Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking . The listening and reading sections of IELTS syllabus will remain the same for both IELTS General Training and IELTS Academic. However, the listening and speaking sections will vary in terms of test content which means question no will remain the same but the questions asked may vary in content, not same audioscript , paraphrased questions etc The IELTS is designed to test the candidate’s basic knowledge of the English language at study, at work, and at informal/social gatherings. The results of IELTS are expressed on a unique 9-band scale.
There are 40 questions in Listening , 40 in Reading and two tasks in Writing and finally Speaking. However , there are no changes in Modules yet.