IELTS important dates and deadlines

View important dates for the International English Language Testing System at the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies.

All dates indicate tests at Victoria unless otherwise stated.

Key

AC = Academic; GT = General Training
Many = 15+; Few = 6-14; Limited = 1-5; Full = 0

The application deadline will close early if all test spaces have been booked.
Please note that all 2016 test dates are fully booked.

2017

Test Date Application Deadline Remaining Test Spaces Refund and Cancellation Deadline
Refund Information
Results Release Date Remark Deadline
Remark Process
January 21 January 13 AC: Limited
GT: Limited
December 16February 3 March 3
February 11  February 3 AC: Many
GT: Few
January 6February 24 March 24
March 4 February 24AC: Many
GT: Many
January 27March 17 April 14
March 25
(In Nelson)
March 17 Limited numbers
Check with NMIT
February 17April 7May 5
April 29 April 21          March 24May 12 June 9
May 13
(In Nelson)
May 5 Limited numbers
Check with NMIT
 April 7May 26     June 23
June 3May 26 April 28June 16July 14
July 8June 30 June 12July 21August 18
August 19 August 11  July 14September 1 September 29
September 16
Academic Only
September 8 August 11September 29 October 27
October 14 October 6 September 8October 27 November 24
October 28
(In Nelson)
October 20Limited numbers
Check with NMIT
September 22November 10 December 8        
November 25
Academic Only
November 17  October 20         December 8 January 5 2018
December 2
(In Nelson)
November 24        Limited numbers
Check with NMIT
October 27 December 15 January 12 2018