Should I ask for an IELTS remark?
I took the exam two times, in the first time, I have got the results I expected which was:
The second time, I was happy from the exam as I was confident that I would get "7" in all except writing but unfortunately I got:
I believe that this results are not mine, this results which are not expected make me frustrated to get the required scores.
Could you please give me your advice?
IELTS scores of 9 but 6 in writing
I would like to ask about getting an EOR for my IELTS test. I just got my results, and they were as follows:
I don't think I need to tell you what I think is wrong with these results. I am a native-level speaker who uses both spoken and written English at a high level on a daily basis. I'm pretty sure my essays deserve better than 6.
Do you think there's a possibility that IELTS actually mixed up my writing result with somebody else's? The difference just seems too big to simply be down to the assessor's opinion.
I took IELTS to apply for a graduate program. The thing is, they require you to have a minimum of 6,5 in writing. Do you think I would have a decent chance of getting my score increased?
I'm naturally worried about wasting money if the result turns out to be negative.
Thank you for everyone's opinions!
Shall I go for remarking or not?
I just need your advice.
Some candidates are saying that they received 6.5 band in writing and speaking.
Do you think they should go for a remarking so that they may get their score increased?
The point is that how can you believe the authenticity of rechecking by the British council.
Because if marks were raised in revaluation, British council would have to payback the fee so their honesty is at stake.
Why do they bother to increase the scores of the candidates ?
Do only one examiner is hired to recheck the exams of one candidate or not?
I hope you will reply soon .
Since you are helpful, you are a hope for many .
Got IELTS Writing 6.5 - recheck?
Should I get my writing rechecked? I was quite confident that my task 2 went good. I truly expected at least a 7 in writing.
I require minimum 7 in each band.
I just got my result today for IELTS UVI Computer delivered.
Writing 6.5 :(
Waiting for IELTS Enquiry on Results
I took my very first IELTS test last March 2016 and here are my scores:
Listening - 8.5
Reading - 8.5
Writing - 6.5
Speaking - 7
I basically prepared for 3 weeks before taking the test and I really focused on the Writing part. I studied the essay structures the examiners might be looking for and, in general, I think my writing skills will bring me a band score of 7 because I was used to writing research papers in English as an undergraduate student.
After taking the test, I was confident about my performance in the writing part. I was actually expecting a score which is higher than 7. It was in the speaking part that I really had a difficulty in because I was so nervous during the interview. Hence, I was expecting a speaking test score which is below 7. To my surprise, I got a 6.5 in writing and a 7 in speaking.
I requested for IELTS Enquiry on Results (EoR) and I am currently on my 4th week of waiting. I need to get an all-7 IELTS score for each band by August to apply for my target university in Australia.
I'd like to ask if it's a wise step on my part to have my results remarked. Also, while waiting for the result of my Enquiry on Results, what steps can I do to improve my Writing and Speaking skills given my current scores, previous preparation and own assessment of my writing and speaking skills?
Lastly, if ever my scores would not improve through EoR, when is the best time to re-take the IELTS test? As much as possible, I'd like to have two possible chances of re-taking the IELTS test before August if worse comes to worst.
Speaking dropped from 5.5 to 4.5. Should I get EoR?
Hi i want to know whether i can my marks will increase in speaking by EOR. I got:
I have done much better in speaking and in my previous result i have already scored 5.5 in each but i strongly think that i should get min 5.5 in speaking unless it was far better than previous time
IELTS Remark - what do I do?
by renu bala
Hi..i want to apply for recheck of my writing..so i want to have complete procedure of applying..i have given the exam at chandigarh center. rechecking will be applied to test center? and from i will have center postal address?? and payment procedure? Pls reply fast
Has anyone had their IELTS writing essay remarked and the score increased?
by NATHAN kasi
Re-checking in writing module
My scores in IELTS are:
I am thinking of getting my writing paper rechecked. I feel I had done better. I need 7 in writing as I am ok in all the other modules.
Please advice, if anyone has done "writing" paper rechecked and has got score changed by 1 band. I need from 6 to 7.
Should I get an IELTS Enquiry on Result - Remark?
Hi, i got 5.5 in my IELTS result.
L - 6
R - 5
W - 5
S - 5.5
I'm sure about my writing and speaking. i thought i will definitely get figure 6. I'm planning to go for EOR (enquiry on results) on my score. can any one please advise me.
Can I challenge my IELTS Speaking Score with British Council?
I got L-6, W-6, R-6 but I got Speaking-5.5 and I need 6 in each band. Can I challenge my speaking to British council?
Should I ask for a remark for my IELTS score?
I got my result today, scores are as below:
I need 7 in all, do you think I should go for revaluation for Speaking and writing. I am not sure confident for writing.
Suggestions are welcome. Thanks.
Getting a remark
I took my IELTS this July 10th and my scores are
L - 8
R - 6.5
S - 6.5
W - 5.5
Can I go for remark on writing as I need just 0.5 more?
Any feedback would help me a lot.
Should I get an IELTS remark?
by Raj kumar
I have received my results on 12/02/16 and I got
Test with British Council
I was lack of 0.5 mark for 7 score and I don't know about my performance in speaking but I'm pretty sure that I did well in writing unfortunately ended with 5.5. So, I need some suggestions from you, whether I should go for remark or retake. I already took the test twice before and my scores are posted below
Test with idp
Test with British Council
Please suggest me
Should I check my IELTS writing again?
Got the result today..and very disappointed because it is:
L - 8.5
R - 7.5
W - 5.0
I had writing 7 in my previous attempt. Is there any chance of getting higher band score in writing if I give for remarking? What do you think is the best way to score individual 7 score..
Should I retake or request an enquiry into my results?
Today I got my IELTS results, which I reproduce below:
1. L: 8.5
2. S: 8.5
3. R: 7.5
4. W: 6.5
I needed 7 in Writing to apply for immigration. Should I retake or request for enquiry into my results.
What do you guys think?
Should I go for revaluation?
My IELTS score on 1st attempt (30 Jan, 2016):
Overall - 6.0
My IELTS score on 2nd attempt (19 May, 2016)
Overall - 6.0
Should I go for revaluation? because I am lagging 0.5 in writing which would tilt my overall score to 6.5 from 6.0.
Thank you :)
I was hoping for band 8 in writing...
Hi all. I have just sat the IELTS as part of my Visa requirements to stay in Australia.
My scores were -
Scoring over sevens works for my visa but over eights in all categories would give me extra points and ensure a quicker processing time. As English is my first language I was hoping for all eights.
So my question is - is it worth an EOR for my written test? And is it possible for scores to drop after an EOR? If so I won't bother.
English major but did badly in IELTS reading and writing
(Canberra, ACT, Australia)
I scored 9 for my Speaking test and 8.5 for my Listening, but for both Reading and Writing I scored 6. I need to achieve band 7 in both of the latter in order to teach in Australia.
As an English major I find it astounding that I should have scored so low on the last two categories. Is it worth me requesting a remark?
My teaching qualifications were achieved outside of Australia, I am therefore needing to achieve the score of a minimum of 7 before my qualifications will be considered.
Retake IELTS or Remark?
I took IELTS Exam twice. Firstly my score was:
Some of my friends advised me to remark, but I got anxiety that my score will be increased. So, I took the retest. Unfortunately, my second score was similar with the first:
Can Anybody give me suggestion, should I remark or retest?
Anybody here got increasing result after remark?
*note: I only need 6.5 overall band score and each section no less than 6.0. Thank you
Possibility of Band Increase
(Port Harcourt, )
What Is the possibility of getting band 7 when you pay for a re-mark after getting band 6.5?
Should I get a Re-evaluation of my IELTS Band Score?
L = 5.5
R = 5.5
W = 5.5
S = 6
I want just 0.5 bands to fulfill my requirement. If I take revaluation of writing how much chance to get 0.5 bands increased?
In 1st attempt on 21 April 2018 I got
2nd attempt on 19 may 2018 I got
3rd attempt on 30 June 2018
Should i go for rechecking ielts result????
IELTS Remark One Module or All
My IELTS score is L - 8.5, R - 7.5, W - 6.5, S - 8.5.
Can you clarify something?
As the fee of EOR for one part of test or for all 4 parts would be same, can I ask if the chance of score change would be lower if we have EOR for 4 parts instead of just 1 part because the examiner would focus more on that specific part?
I need all parts to be over 7. Should I just ask for remark of Writing or all parts or writing & reading?
Anyone had IELTS re-evaluation and band increase?
One week ago, I wrote my IELTS exam and I am unsatisfied with my writing band score. I received a 5.5 Band, whereas I at least expected a 7.
After self introspecting, I believe in the Writing task 2, I went off topic and wrote mainly about "how a manager can be a good leader" (inspired by Simon Sinek speech) instead of "If you agree to the statement, A manager can be warm and friendly".
Due to the low score, I am unable to apply for my PR and thinking of reevaluating my writing exam and it costs $185 (CAD). I need a minimum of band 6 to apply for PR in Canada.
Do you guys have any previous experience where you reevaluated and your score increased after this?
Thanks everyone for your inputs.
EOR for IELTS Reading
My score for ielts exams has been 6.5. This is because my reading is stuck at 5.5. Apparently my writing is good i had 6.5 first time second time 7 and this time 6. I'm confident i did well. I need a total score of 7 despite the fact that I had a low mark in reading. Should I consider EOR?
Possible to get 6 to 6.5 after remark?
I have tried IELTS test two times in the same exam office.
My first test results were:
The low marks for R and W appeared to be obvious - I had no practice in text skimming and no experience in writing the specific essay genres which are new to me.
After three month training I have resit the test. My new results are
But I need minimum of 6.5 in every section to be accepted to university program.
Is it worth asking for remarking the writing section? Is there a chance to lift the 6.0 up to 6.5 in writing section?
(Coralville, Iowa, USA)
I am an American citizen who has lived in the US my whole life. I have a BS and currently working on my MA. I took the IELTS General because I am going to be applying for Express Entry in Canada. I got the results of my test back and am wondering if there is any point in doing an EOR on the writing portion -
Listening - 9.0
Reading - 7.0
Writing - 6.5
Speaking - 9.0
Overall - 8.0
The listening and speaking I knew I would get a 9 being a native English speaker from the US. The reading I knew would be lower as my attention span with reading kind of ebbs and flows. I was hoping it would be slightly higher like a 7.5, but I'm ok with that.
The writing I am disappointed with. I work in a profession, administration, and have a background in HR, where I write a lot. I am in graduate school and do a lot of writing for papers and get As on them. I was not expecting anything 8 or higher, but I thought for sure my writing was good enough for 7-7.5. Then again, maybe my writing skills are not as good as I thought that they were.
With my IELTS scores, is there a point in requesting an EOR on especially the writing portion, or maybe the reading? I have read that if the highest and lowest scores are more than 2 apart, they are double-checked at the local record, but I have also read this is not the case.
Thanks in advance for any advice.
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