What are bands in IELTS and how marks are classified according to bands ??

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Correct Answers Band Scores 40-39 9 38-37. 8.5 36-35 8 34-33. 7.5 32-30 7 29-27 6.5 26-23 6 22-19 5.5 18-15 5 14-13 4.5 12-8 4 7-6 3.5 5-4 3 9 8.5 8 7.5 7 6.5 6 5.5 5 4.5 4 3.5 3 2.5

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Scoring in IELTS has well defined score parametres that identify under which bands they fell in . Bands are different for Academic Reading & General Reading of IELTS but similar for Listening . Following table of scores will make it easy to understsnd the procedure of Assessment. Raw Score Band Score 39 - 40 9 37-38. 8.5 35 - 36. 8 32 - 34. 7.5 30 - 31. 7 26 - 29. 6.5 23 - 25. 6 18 - 22. 5.5 16 - 17. 5 13 - 15. 4.5 11 - 12. 4

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Marking in IELTS is done on the basis of bands. Theres a defined range of score fall under a band criteria . Details for each band is given here. Band Descriptor- Expert user Shows complete understanding of English. Uses language appropriately and with fluency and accuracy. Full operational command. Very good user Has full operational command of the language except in a few unfamiliar situations. Occasional unsystematic inaccuracies. Complex and detailed argumentation handled well. Good user Has operational command of the language with occasional inaccuracies, inappropriate usage and misunderstandings in some situations. Understands detailed reasoning and generally handles complex language well. Competent user Has effective command of the language. Shows some inaccuracies, inappropriate usage and misunderstandings. Can use and understand fairly complex language, particularly in familiar situations. Moderate user Has partial command of the language. Copes well with overall meaning in most situations, though many mistakes are likely. Should be able to handle basic communication in own field. Limited user Basic competence is limited to familiar situations. Unable to use complex language and frequently has problems in understanding and expression. Extremely limited user Able to convey and understand only general meaning in very familiar situations. Communication frequently breakdowns. Intermittent user Has great difficulty in understanding spoken and written English. May know a few isolated words or phrases useful in familiar situations. Non- user No ability in using the English language. May know a few

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The overall band score of a person tends to be calculated on the basis of mean score in the four test segments i.e. Listening , Reading, Writing & Speaking .The score of each of the segments is weighted equally, and the total band score tends to be rounded to the nearest whole or half band. For example, if a person gets 7 in Listening, 6.0 in Reading, 5.5 in Writing, and 6.5 in Speaking, their IELTS band score, on the whole, shall be: (7.0+ 6.0 + 5.5+ 6.5 )รท 4 = 6.22 Hence, the average of 6.22 is rounded off to get a band score of overall 6

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