Listening Band Scores Explained

In this post, we will be looking at how you can understand the IELTS Listening Test Band Scores for both the Academic Test and The General Training Test.

The IELTS Listening Test has 40 questions with each correct answer given one mark. The score you get out of 40 is then converted into a band score. The scores are reported in both whole and half bands.

The table below shows the average number of marks required to attain a certain band score in the IELTS Listening Test.



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