India, 11th October 2023: Cambridge University Press & Assessment, today announced the launch of IELTS 18 study resources for India. This innovative resource marks a significant milestone for students striving for excellence in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination. IELTS is the world’s leading and globally recognized examination designed to evaluate language proficiency for individuals aspiring to study abroad. IELTS brings a unique approach to teaching, learning, and assessing English, driven by world-class research. As the latest addition to the IELTS series, IELTS 18 offers a distinctive opportunity for students throughout India to enhance their language proficiency and engage in comprehensive IELTS test preparation.

Arun Rajamani, Managing Director, Cambridge University Press & Assessment, South Asia stated “We are very excited to announce the launch of IELTS 18 for our students across India. These authentic examination papers from Cambridge University Press & Assessment are meant to provide perfect practice because they are modeled exactly on the real test. With IELTS 18, the aim is to deliver the materials that students tell us they need. This includes exclusive insights from test development and candidate performance thereby guaranteeing expert content that is perfectly suited to real-world needs. The result is a unique exam journey in each course, to ensure that every student is ready on exam day. From skill development to exam tasks, language discovery to real-world usage, IELTS 18 ensures better learning experiences and will be an invaluable tool in positively shaping their educational journey.”

IELTS 18 comprises of FOUR complete examination papers, offering ample practice and insights into the IELTS assessment. The comprehensive introduction within the package highlights the intricacies of the IELTS format and its scoring system, empowering educators, and students with clear comprehension of the examination. Additionally, the inclusion of audio resources for listening test practice and videos for speaking test practice enriches the learning journey, providing a comprehensive platform for aspirants to effectively hone their skills and excel in the IELTS examination.

IELTS has cemented its reputation as a pioneering platform for English education globally fostering strong partnerships with governments, corporations, institutions, and other partners, helping empower individuals to embark on their journeys of English language acquisition, skills validation, and access to life-altering opportunities. This aligns and integrates closely with Cambridge University Press & Assessment’s approach that embodies the spirit of academic excellence combining cutting-edge research and unmatched expertise to forge pathways toward inclusive and accessible learning and assessment experiences.

T.K. Arunachalam, Regional Director (English), Cambridge University Press & Assessment, South Asia said “Cambridge English is committed and continuously looking to advancing English language education and assessment worldwide. With the launch of IELTS 18 Model Test papers, we are taking a significant step towards providing learners across India with the tools they need to excel in the IELTS examination. This initiative reflects our dedication to enabling individuals to achieve their goals, whether for study, work, or personal growth.”

By Sujata