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IELTS for Canada Immigration

International English Language Testing Skills (IELTS) is one of the popular English Language test accepted by many countries. Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) accepts IELTS test score and is furthermore accepted by colleges and universities across Canada.

IELTS score required

The score required depends upon the organization where a candidate want to study or work. IELTS paper assesses the candidates on the scale of 1-9 on 4 skills named as follows:-

  • Listening
  • Writing
  • Reading
  • Speaking

Canadian Language Requirements

The standard for Canada the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) describes, recognizes and measures language ability of the immigrants who have plans to live and work in Canada. Following is the table showing different CLB standards:-

IELTS General Training Score
Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB)ListeningReadingWritingSpeaking
CLB11111
CLB221.522
CLB33.52.533
CLB44.53.544
CLB55455
CLB65.555.55.5
CLB76666
CLB87.56.56.56.5
CLB98777
CLB108.587.57.5
CLB1198.588
CLB129999

 

IELTS Band Requirement for Canada Permanent Residency (PR)

Under the Canadian PR system there is a point allocated to each score. Moreover express entry system is one of the most popular immigration system of Canada assessing the candidates on various basis like age, education, work experience, language skills, adaptability etc. It has 2 major key point criteria i.e. Federal Skilled Worker Program and CRS points calculator.

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program

Under the Federal Skilled Worker Program a candidate needs to score atleast 67 points out of 100. If the candidate scores the required points then they get qualified for Canada Express Entry

Points allocated to first official language are as follows:-

CLBSpeakingListeningReadingWritingPoints
766 to 7664
86.57.56.56.55
978776
10 or above7.5 to 98.5 to 98 to 97.5 to 96
  • CRS Points

English is considered as first official language. Maximum points allocated under this as follows:-

  • 34 without spouse or common law partner
  • 32 with spouse or common law partner
CLB levelWith Spouse (128 points Max.)Without Spouse (136 points)
Less than CLB 400
4 or 566
689
71617
82223
92931
10 or more3234

 

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