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Old Jan 22nd 2010, 9:46 am   #1
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Today i got my IELTS Result which is L-6.5, R-6.5, W-5.5, S-6. My thinking is that my writing was quite well to achieve at least 6 Bands, but they given only 5.5. Can i check or request British Council to Re-Check my paper anyway ?
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Today i got my IELTS Result which is L-6.5, R-6.5, W-5.5, S-6. My thinking is that my writing was quite well to achieve at least 6 Bands, but they given only 5.5. Can i check or request British Council to Re-Check my paper anyway ?
there is a provision in IELTS for rechecking of written exam, as written exam is checked manually, its worth going for it as you would require 0.5 more to get through IELTS.


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Can you guide me how to proceed for that ?

One more thing anyone have web link for writing practice material please.
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There is a link to a form in the final question in the FAQ section here.

http://www.britishcouncil.org/switze...ielts-faqs.htm

Note it takes 8 - 10 weeks and costs £60 for a remark although this will be refunded if you do get upgraded. I would consider a resit too, you could do with brushing up on spelling and grammar.

(I am really not saying that in a nasty way, just giving you an honest appraisal so you think twice about before possibly wasting your time and money on a remark).
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Can you guide me how to proceed for that ?

One more thing anyone have web link for writing practice material please.
My Spouse has taken exam in Lahore on 9 Jan. I am still searching for the results on Britishcouncil website but still not getting the result.

Has Lahore Result announced and updated or not.

Very tensed please guide.
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My Spouse has taken exam in Lahore on 9 Jan. I am still searching for the results on Britishcouncil website but still not getting the result.

Has Lahore Result announced and updated or not.

Very tensed please guide.
If she took on the 9th I don't think it will be out until tomorrow will it? I am not sure about that website anyway, mine never showed up on there although it arrived in the post just fine.
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My Spouse has taken exam in Lahore on 9 Jan. I am still searching for the results on Britishcouncil website but still not getting the result.

Has Lahore Result announced and updated or not.

Very tensed please guide.
I could access my results online without any problems back then.
But I think they were only available on the 13th day 6 p.m. GMT ...
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I could access my results online without any problems back then.
But I think they were only available on the 13th day 6 p.m. GMT ...
Yahoooooooooo! My Spouse has done that.

I hv recently got the results and she has done it with

L=4.5 R=4.5 W=5.5 S=4.5 OA=5



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Hi FriendForEver

Requesting will take same time as much as you can re appear for test and also rechecking is not free of cost .... so it is now your wish to go for re checking or re appear again in IELTS

Best of luck !!!!!
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Hi friends
I am kind of stuck with similar issue here where i was awarded 6.5 in reading and writing 8.5 in listening and 7 in speaking ,while the target score required 7 in each.
So i am thinking to reappear for the test .the catch is that the whole process to get test date ,and final TRF may take another 5-7 weeks .while i can still apply with the same score however my total score would be 10 points less(120 as of now).
Can i apply with current score and update DIAC with my updated score (hoping the next one will be better )..any thoughts ..Can i use the same process for state sponsorship....
please advice
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I am kind of stuck with similar issue here where i was awarded 6.5 in reading and writing 8.5 in listening and 7 in speaking ,while the target score required 7 in each.
So i am thinking to reappear for the test .the catch is that the whole process to get test date ,and final TRF may take another 5-7 weeks .while i can still apply with the same score however my total score would be 10 points less(120 as of now).
Can i apply with current score and update DIAC with my updated score (hoping the next one will be better )..any thoughts ..Can i use the same process for state sponsorship....
please advice
If you have 120 score without 7 in each of IELTS, why you need 7 in each. Please note 120 or 130 does not make any diffrence to DIAC. they are one and the same thing.
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Thanks a bunch .. .
Correct me if i am wrong but somewhere i read higher scores are processed first ...Can I confirm what you have told me from somewhere ....Just in case i may need to reappear...
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No higher scores are not processed first. it makes no difference.
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Correct me if i am wrong but somewhere i read higher scores are processed first ...Can I confirm what you have told me from somewhere ....Just in case i may need to reappear...
I don't think its true.
DIAC has set a guideline about visa processing priorities, so if you could go to a category which has higher priority in processing then it will make the process fast.
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The IELTS Information sheet show that it will take 6-8 week for Re-Marking request to process. At my station next available date is 12th Feb, I think it will be more suitable for me to Re-Take.

Please if someone has any website having practice material specially for writing test, I will be very thank full.
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