IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System. It is the widely accepted English language test which is recognized by the majority of Universities all over the world.
On the other hand, it is also accepted for immigration purpose as a standard of English language understanding of an individual. IELTS test is a must for immigration to Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Denmark.
There are two types IELTS
1. IELTS Academic:
IELTS Academic is designed only for admission purpose. It is not accepted as a standard of immigration to Canada or another country.
2. IELTS General Training:
IELTS General is specially designed for immigration or overseas jobs purpose. It might be useful for work permit or immigration but not useful for getting admission in University.
Academic IELTS for immigration to Canada is not useful because it is not designed for immigration purpose.