This is an interesting video on IELTS, where I have shown how you can view your IELTS results online, which can be really helpful for people who is sitting for the first time.
What is IELTS
The International English Language Testing System, or IELTS, is an international standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. It is jointly managed by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English, and was established in 1989. Wikipedia
In short, IELTS is an exam, which identifies your English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. People who wants to go abroad for higher studies or Job, must take IELTS to qualify for scholarships and admission process.
This is a screencast when I first reviewed my result online, and having a mixed feelings about it.