Extend IELTS validity by a year following Covid-19 Pandemic

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The Covid-19 crisis has forced a global lockdown. Millions of students and skilled labor across the world are left with their dreams in jeopardy. University admissions and Immigration are at a halt. Experts believe the pandemic will last at least another year and a half.

IELTS exam is a necessity for international studies and immigration but it expires in only 2 years. This puts all the test takers post-March 2018 at risk. Their test's validity will expire before their visa process and thus these people will be delayed entry and forced to re-spend money on IELTS.

In such uncertain times, we request the British council to show support to its customers and extend the validity of IELTS for at least one more year. This will save Millions of aspirers a lot of un due stress.