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Qatar Aeronautical Academy (QAA) is an approved testing site for IELTS. IELTS measures the ability to communicate in English across all four language skills – listening, reading, writing, and speaking.

What is IELTS?

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular high-stakes English language proficiency test for study, work and migration with more than two million tests taken in the past year.

IELTS results are recognised by more than 9,000 organisations, including educational institutions, employers, professional associations and governments, in 140 countries around the world.

IELTS is a test of all four language skills: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. You will take the Listening, Reading and Writing tests all on the same day one after the other, with no breaks in between. Your Speaking test may or may not be on the same day as the other three tests.

For more information please visit www.ielts.org

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Test Types

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Paper-based IELTS

If you choose paper based IELTS, you will answer the Listening, Reading and Writing sections on a paper. The Speaking test is carried out face-to-face with a trained IELTS Examiner.

The Listening, Reading and Writing components of all IELTS tests are completed on the same day. The Speaking component, however, can be completed up to a week before or after the other tests.

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Computer-delivered IELTS

If you choose the new option, you will take the Listening, Reading and Writing sections using a computer. The Speaking test will remain face-to-face, as we believe it is the most effective way of assessing your speaking skills and prompts a more lifelike performance.

All other aspects of the test are identical, whether it is taken on paper or on computer. Results for computer-delivered IELTS will be available 5-7 days after you finish all sections of your test.

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Test Format

IELTS is a test of all four language skills: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. You will take the Listening, Reading and Writing tests all on the same day one after the other, with no breaks in between. Your Speaking test may or may not be on the same day as the other three tests.

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IELTS Academic

The IELTS Academic test is for people applying for higher education or professional registration in an English speaking environment. It reflects some of the features of academic language and assesses whether you are ready to begin studying or training.

This approach is widely supported by the institutions that recognise IELTS.

IELTS General Training

The IELTS General Training test is for those who are going to English speaking countries for secondary education, work experience or training programs. It is also a requirement for migration to Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the UK. The test focuses on basic survival skills in broad social and workplace contexts.

Individual organisations have different requirements. Make sure you check which IELTS test the organisation you are applying to recognises.

For More information please visit – https://www.ielts.org/

Benefits of taking IELTS with Qatar Aeronautical Academy

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How to register and pay for your IELTS

Register Online

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Register in-person

To register you can visit our academy anytime between (7:00 AM – 1:30 PM Sun-Thu). IELTS team members will assist you with registration.

+974 4440 8850 (Local) +974 4440 8851 (International) ielts@qaa.edu.qa

Qatar Aeronautical Academy
Ras AbuAbboud EXPY, Al Khulaifat,
P.O Box 4050, Doha, Qatar

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IELTS Preparation Courses Offered

Intensive preparation courses with qualified & experienced IELTS instructors are available in the evening to help test-takers achieve better results. This intensive in-depth course is for candidates who have a starting level

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IELTS Writing Course

This intensive in-depth course is designed for candidates who have an intermediate or above level of English and are aiming for an IELTS writing band score of between 5.5 and 9. The course caters for both Academic and General Training…

  • Duration
    18 hours (2 hrs X 3 days per week)
  • Starts from
    February 9, 2020
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Intensive IELTS Preparation Course

This intensive in-depth course is for candidates who have a pre- intermediate to intermediate level of English and are aiming for an IELTS band score of 5 or above. Students will be introduced to all sections of the IELTS exam.

  • Duration 3 weeks (20 hrs / 2 hrs per day)
  • Starts from February 9, 2020

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IELTS Fee Structure 2021

ServiceFees (QAR)
IETLS Test Fee
(paper-based)
1000
IETLS Test Fee
(computer-delivered)
1200
Enquiry on Result
(EOR)
450 (Refunded if changed)
Transfer200
Refund200 (Deducted from test fee)
Speaking Test
Reschedule
150 (If approved)
Additional TRF65
Courier Fee100
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Test Day Check-in

You must arrive at the test venue at between 7:45 – 8:30. Registration closes at 8:30 a.m. and the test starts at 9:00 am. Please refer to the Confirmation email you received before the test day. 

Anyone arriving after 8:45 am is marked ‘Absent” and will not be able to take the test. There are no transfers or refunds.

ID Document

On test day, you must bring the same Identification Document you registered with. 

If you bring a photocopy of the ID or a different ID/passport, you will not be allowed to write the test. There are no transfers or refunds. 
 
If you give your passport to an embassy for a visa, ensure you will receive your passport in time for the test. 
 
If your ID/passport has expired, you will not be able to write the test.
 

What to bring into the test room

You are only allowed to have the following items – your ID or Passport, a couple of pencils, an eraser, and a pencil sharpener, and water in a transparent bottle. No other items are allowed in the test room.

Speaking Test

The speaking test might be on the same day as the written test, or it might be 7 days before or 2 days after the written test. You will receive an email and an SMS with the date of your speaking test in advance. 

Arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled speaking time. Bring the same ID/passport you used to take the test. (Please contact the test center for further details regarding the speaking test time).

Results are available 13 calendar days after the test for Paper-based IELTS (5-7 calendar days for Computer-delivered IELTS).

Provisional results are sent by SMS to candidates who click the “receive results by SMS” box when they apply online.  Alternatively, you can view your results online at https://results.ieltsessentials.com

The QAA Testing Center cannot guarantee that Ooredoo, Vodafone or any other mobile service provider can deliver the SMS to you. Please note, we cannot send an SMS to a non-Qatari mobile number.

Official results are issued on a Test Report Form (TRF), which you must pick up from the CNA-Q IELTS Center. You receive one copy for yourself. You can request multiple copies to be sent to recognising organisations (universities, colleges, and immigration departments).

When you register online, you can add up to 5 recognising organisations to your application. The CNA-Q IELTS Center will send copies of your TRF to these institutions. If you need to send more TRFs, complete the Application for the Issue of Additional TRF form with the appropriate fees.

Yes. You need to complete an Authorization Form. The person picking up your results must bring the completed Authorization Form, your original ID used on test day and the person’s own original ID.

You may apply for an Enquiry on Results (EOR) within six weeks of test date.  Please complete the IELTS Enquiry on Results form and pay the fee. The release of your EOR results ranges from 2- 21 days, depending on several factors, including the number of components requested to be marked. If you have not received a response in 28 days, please contact your test center. The fee is refunded if the band score increases.

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You can cancel your IELTS test registration at any time before taking your test by notifying your test center. Your refund is based on one of the following factors:

A. Timeframe
15 days or more before the test if you cancel your IELTS test registration 15 days or more before the test date you will receive a 100% refund. Within 14 days of the test If you cancel your IELTS test registration within 14 days before the test date you will receive at least 75%* refund (only under medical or emergency cases).

B. Exceptions
If you cancel your IELTS test registration within 14 days before or 5 days after the test date you will receive 100% refund if you provide one of the following:

  • A medical certificate no later than five days after the scheduled test date that details your inability to sit the test, including falling ill during any component of the test.
  • Evidence of loss or bereavement, hardship, trauma or military service.

Your test center may charge an administration fee for the management of your application if we cancel your test. While we aim to avoid it, under certain circumstances we may be required to cancel your test.
Where the decision to cancel a test is within our control, we will provide you with as much notice as possible and give you the choice of either: Another test within 14 days of our notification to cancel, or A full refund where there is a need to cancel a test outside of our control, we will provide you with as much notice as possible and give you the choice of either a future test date, or a full refund where the decision to cancel a test is made close to the test date (including on the day) we will reimburse you any demonstrable and reasonably associated travel and accommodation expenses that were purchased prior to the notification to cancel, where the expenses are unable to be recovered from the provider. IELTS is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment ielts.org Transfers 15 days or more before the Test. You may change your test date at any time as long as you provide your test center with 15 days or more notice from the scheduled test date. You must select a test date, where available, within the next 3 months from your original booking. Within 14 days before the Test Any transfer requests within 14 days before the test will be treated as a cancellation.

Your Test Centre is responsible for issuing your refund or organising a transfer.

If local consumer protection law in the country you have registered to take the IELTS test provides for cancellation rights which are more than the rights set out above, then local consumer protection law applies.

Your Test Centre will provide the refund within 2 weeks from the date of your notification to cancel or cancellation of the test.

You can cancel your IELTS test registration at any time before taking your test by notifying your test centre. If you cancel your IELTS test registration 15 days or more before the test date you will receive a 100% refund.

If you want to make a complain regarding the conduct of the Test Day, you must make a complaint by filling our the form present before you leave the test venue. IELTS will not accept complaints relating to the conduct of the test after results have been released.

We value our candidates feedback, so if you have anything that you would like to convey to the team, please write to us on ielts@qac.edu.qa

The IELTS whistle-blowing policy is intended to encourage and promote honest and ethical behaviour by providing a framework for test takers and other stakeholders to escalate concerns about actual, suspected or anticipated wrongdoing (malpractice) within the IELTS Test Partners (British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, Cambridge Assessment English) and within IELTS USA. Under the policy, test takers and other stakeholders are able to report instances, or suspected instances, of unethical, improper, unlawful or undesirable conduct without fear of intimidation or reprisal. This policy applies to all IELTS test takers and to other stakeholders. We act in the best interest of anyone who reports suspected wrongdoing under this policy to protect them from adverse reaction and the public disclosure of their identity. If you have reasonable grounds for believing that wrongdoing has occurred, or is likely to occur, within the IELTS Test Partners (British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, Cambridge Assessment English) or within IELTS USA, please report it by using the online report form found on www.ielts.org or contact a member of the testing team for assistance

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Testing Schedule

Test DateTest Type
Jan 16, 2021AC/GT
Jan 23, 2021AC/GT
Feb 06, 2021AC/GT
Feb 20, 2021AC
Feb 25, 2021AC/GT
Feb 27, 2021AC
Mar 13, 2021AC/GT
Mar 20, 2021AC

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Additional Info

IELTS Computer Delivered Leaflet  Download PDF

Contact us to enroll

+974 4440 8850 (Local) +974 4440 8851 (International) ielts@qaa.edu.qa

or book online

 
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