First of all, there is actually no such thing as a minimum IELTS passing score or pass mark for the test, because it is impossible not to pass the test.
The IELTS exam score is measured on a scale from 0 to 9 in each test component with 0.5 increments and then the overall band score is calculated. Whatever score you achieve, you pass the test.
In other words, if you just sat the test, but did not answer to any questions, then technically you would still pass the exam, but with a score of 0.
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Whether you are planning to apply for or extend your Australian visa to work, study or live in Australia, you may be required to take an English language test (IELTS).
In short, there are three possible cases for which you need to meet English language requirements:
- student visas
- skilled visas
- some permanent visas
Depending on what type of Australian visa you are going to apply for, there are different minimum requirements.
In this article, we will explain all the IELTS requirements for different visa types in detail. So, let’s firstly start off with a student visa as listed above.
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