Calculating your IELTS Academic Reading band score

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edited October 2016 in IELTS Test

If you scored 30/40 on your IELTS ACADEMIC Reading test, what is your band score?

It is very important that you try a number of practice IELTS Reading tests before you sit your test.  Once you have completed your practice test, how do you know your band score?

Well, the following table will help you with your score calculation:

Correct Answers

Band Score

39-40

9.0

37-38

8.5

35-36

8.0

33-34

7.5

30-32

7.0

27-29

6.5

23-26

6.0

19-22

5.5

15-18

5.0

12-14

4.5

9-11

4.0


So, if your score was 30/40, your Reading Band Score would be 7.0  B 

For information about the Overall Band Score click here.
For information about the the Listening Band score, click here.


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