Types of IELTS Exam Fees
IDP offers various services related to the exam to test-takers in exchange for an IELTS exam fee. The different charges that you may be required to pay for the test have been described below:
IELTS Registration Fees
The IELTS exam fees in India for test registration is to be paid while booking the exam. Test-takers are required to pay the appropriate fee as specified if they wish to take the test. Additionally, the registration fees for different types of tests will also vary. Candidates will be able to register for the test via the official website or in person, at their convenience.
The IELTS fee in India for the computer-delivered test and the paper-based test cost INR 15,500 whereas the fee for the UKVI exam fees is INR 15,750 and the Life Skills test costs INR 14,600. If you are interested in learning more about how to book your test, then check out the IELTS registration process in detail, here.
IELTS Transfer/Re-scheduling Fees
Candidates can reschedule or postpone the exam date without giving any reason, provided they do so 34 days or more before the scheduled test date. However, those wishing to transfer the test date within 34 days have to provide an emergency reason for the same.
The administrative charge for rescheduling the exam is INR 3,300 which is taken to make rearrangements for the test.
IELTS Cancellation Fees
Those wishing to do so must follow certain steps and guidelines on how to cancel their IELTS exam.
As per regulations, candidates must cancel their dates, if they wish to, 5 weeks before the scheduled dates, and thus, receive 75% of the fees as a refund. The 25% deducted is considered an administrative charge. Meanwhile, those who cancel their tests within 5 weeks of the scheduled test will not receive any refund on their IELTS exam fees. It should be noted that the candidates cancelling their tests within 5 weeks and presenting a valid medical certificate for the same will receive a 75% refund.
25% of the IELTS exam fee is deducted in lieu of the administrative costs.
IELTS Rechecking Fees
IELTS IDP India allows test-takers to get their papers re-evaluated if they find themselves dissatisfied with their test scores. To avail of this service, candidates must apply for rechecking within 6 weeks of taking the test. Those interested must pay the IELTS exam fee for rechecking of INR 11,625.
Please note that the amount paid for rechecking fees is refunded to test-takers if there is an increase in the test score.
IELTS Additional Test Report Form (ATRF)
Being a standardised test needed for admissions abroad, candidates must select the universities and colleges that should receive your test report form. However, the exam policies dictate that candidates can only send 5 Test Report Forms free of charge. If you wish to send it to more universities, you must pay the IELTS fee for the additional test report form which has been set at INR 250.
The application for additional TRF has to be done online by logging into the website of IDP IELTS India. The students can send up to five TRFs per day.
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