IELTS gets easier for Nurses and midwives to work abroad


The Nurses or Midwives from India going to abroad are going to witness leniency towards the IELTS exam. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), United Kingdom has announced changes to its English language proficiency requirements for international citizens who aim to work as nurses and midwives country.

The changes introduced include a 7.0 in IELTS to qualify and practice nursing in the country. However, a 6.5 score in the writing section of the test will be accepted alongside a 7.0 score in each of the reading, listening and speaking sections of the test.

The British Council who conducts IELTS 45 locations in India, considered this as an opportunity for the nurses and midwives of India to work abroad.

IELTS is known to be the test conducted by the British Council for Migration to Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the UK. It is recognized by more than 10,000 universities, schools, employers and immigration bodies, including all universities in Australia and the UK and many of the leading institutions in the USA.

IELTS conducts the exam to test listening, reading, speaking and writing skills. The exam gets conducted in about 140 countries in the world.


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