New IELTS Requirements for Applicants in Skilled Workers Class.
The minimum IELTS band score has been reduced from 7 band to 6.5 band to obtain four points for Immigrate to Canada in Skilled Worker class. Now applicants have to obtain 4 points for one module of IELTS if he/she score 6.5 band as compared to old system which required at lease 7 Band in IELTS to obtain four points in a specific module of IELTS. However, listening module gained the IELST score instead of reduction. i.e. 7.5, which was 7 previously. Now an applicant can get 16 points for immigration by having the following minimum band in IELTS.
Writing: 6.5 Band
Reading: 6.5 Band
Speaking: 6.5 Band
Listening: 7.5 Band