Task Achievement (for Task 1)
This criterion examines the overview and information that you provide, details of
your content, and the accuracy with which you have mentioned key features and
You are supposed to write 150 words for Task 1. Else there will be
a penalty for under word count.
Task Response (for Task 2)
In this criterion, the type of response that you write for the
essay type question is determined. It assesses the main idea of your
essay and the way you develop it with relative examples.
You are supposed to write 250 words for Task 2. Otherwise, you will be penalized for
writing fewer word counts. To avoid such problems, you must learn how the examiner
counts your word and how many words you must write.
Coherence & Cohesion
This IELTS Writing Criterion determines the proper use of linking words, paragraphing
skills and use of cohesive devices (for example, connectors, conjunctions) is
Also, the number of paragraphs is taken into consideration. Dividing your essay
into more or fewer paragraphs might lower your score.
Under this criterion, the use of a sufficient range of vocabulary, proper spellings,
correct implementation of collocations, and word formation are taken care of while
scoring. You must avoid using wrong words and informal language.
Grammatical Range & Accuracy
To score this criterion, things taken into consideration include sentence
structures, proper use of tenses, putting right punctuations, use of simple as well
as complex statements with clear ideas, and control over Grammar.