IELTS test is an exam to evaluate non-native English speakers’ knowledge of English.
Are you going to use English in a business or academic environment?
You probably need IELTS.
Your IELTS score shows how much you are capable of using English in public, at work and in universities.
A large number of colleges, companies and governmental organizations in the UK, Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand now accept IELTS.
IELTS test is held in GENERAL and ACADEMIC modules.
You need an Academic IELTS if wish to continue your studies in a foreign country.
You need a General IELTS if you are traveling for non-academic business purposes.