Universities accept IELTS 6.0 or Less

Universities accept IELTS 6.0 or Less
Universities accept IELTS 6.0 or Less

Your IELTS Score is Poor or Less Than 6?…. Don’t worry, some Australian Universities give admission to students with score less than 6 in IELTS.

What is ELICOS program?

ELICOS Specially Designed for students who score less in IELTS. ELICOS programs have been designed for students who require English language training before commencing formal studies in Australia. There are other English language programs that a student can do, but the Australian government has an official ELICOS student visa especially for students who do one of these courses. To read more information about ELICOS you can visit their official website www.elicos.com .

Following universities accept IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 for their Master’s program. With ELICOS , your tension of low IELTS will be remove but still you will need more efforts to get admission in Australia.

Name of the University


James Cook University Townsville, Cairns, Brisbane
Southern Cross University Gold Coast, Sydney
Federation University ATMC Melbourne Campus
Charles Sturt University Sydney, Melbourne
Central Queensland University Rockhampton, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane
University of Southern Queensland Sydney

Some popular courses offered by these universities are:

James Cook University

Master of Business Administration
Master of Professional Accounting
Master of Hospitality Management

Southern Cross University

Master of Business Administration
Master of Professional Accounting
Master of Hospitality Management

Federation University

Master of Business Administration
Master of Information Technology
Master of Information Systems

Charles Sturt University

Master of Business Administration
Master of Information Technology

Central Queensland University

Master of Professional Accounting
Master of Information Technology
Master of Information Systems

University of Southern Queensland

Master of Engineering
Master of Information Systems
Master of Professional Accounting

Students with less IELTS score can apply with ELICOS and get admission in Australian universities.


  1. i have completed my betch in cse with 56% as i completed it in 2012 and having 1year work exprenc
    i have wrote ielts and got score of 6band
    my individual bands are speaking : 6 listinening :6.5 reading & writing :5.5
    can u sugesst me good universities for my profile as which having work permitt for part time job’s during study and shows job placement after complition of my pg their please give this information as soon as possible and if possible suggest me consltant how is good to process me in india

    • Hello kinjal you can apply to below list of universities where they accept Ielts less than 6.

      NewYork Institute of Technology, Manhattan
      NewYork Institute of Technology, Old Westbury
      Northwest Baptist Seminary
      Northwestern Polytechnic University
      Notre Dame College
      Notre Dame de Namur University
      Nova Southeastern University
      Oklahoma City University
      Oklahoma Panhandle State University
      Oregon Institute of Technology
      Oregon State University
      Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
      Point Loma Nazarene University
      Point Park University
      Robert Morris University
      Rockford College
      Roger Williams University
      Rowan University, Camden
      Rowan University, Glassboro
      Saginaw Valley State University
      Saint Michael’s College
      Saint Peters College
      SalemState College
      ScillerInternational University, Florida
      SienaHeights University
      SiliconValley University
      SouthernOregon University
      St. Ambrose University
      St. John’sCollege, Annapolis
      St. John’sCollege, Santa Fe
      State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College
      Texas A&M University, College Station
      Texas A&M University, Kingsville
      Tiffin University
      Troy University
      TrumanState University
      UnionGraduate College

      University of Central Missouri
      University of Charleston
      University of Colorado, Boulder
      University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
      University of Evansville
      University ofFlorida
      University ofHawaii, Hilo
      University of Houston, Clear Lake
      University of Idaho
      University of La Verne
      University ofMaine, Orono
      University ofMassachusetts, Boston
      University of Memphis
      University of New Haven
      University ofNorth Alabama
      University of Northern Virginia
      University of South Dakota
      Universityof Southern Indiana
      Universityof Tennessee, Chattanooga
      University of Texas, El Paso
      University of the Cumberlands
      University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
      Universityof Wisconsin, Parkside
      Universityof Wyoming
      Upper IowaUniversity
      Utah StateUniversity
      Virginia International University
      Virginia PolytechnicInstitute and State University
      West Chester Universityof Pennsylvania
      West Texas A&MUniversity
      Western Connecticut State University
      WesternKentucky University
      Western Oregon University
      Wetminster College, Utah
      Wilkes University
      Wright State University
      James Cook University
      Southern Cross University
      Federation University
      Charles Sturt University
      Central Queensland University

  2. hello sir,
    i got 6 bands in ielts
    5.5 in writing and listening and 6 in reading and speaking..
    i am b.com student form vansgu and i would like to do mba in uk(England)..
    so,can you tell me which is best uni. accept this score..
    thank you

  3. Arpa Samadder
    West Bengal, India
    E-Mail: arpa_iacs@hotmail.com or arpa530@gmail.com.
    Master of Technology (Bioinformatics), Department of Bioinformatics, West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata (2011-2013) 87%
    Master of Science (Biochemistry), Department of Biochemistry, University of Mysore, Mysore (2008) 65%
    Bachelor of Science, Department of Chemistry, University of Calcutta, Kolkata (2006) 50.125%
     Project Assistant, Computational Biology Group, Department of Theoretical Physics, Supervisor- Prof. Jayprokas Chakrabarti, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, West Bengal, India (2012 – Till Date)
     Assistant Teacher of Samar Smriti Uchcha Vidyalaya, Kolkata (2009-2010)
     Project assistant in the laboratory of Prof. Jayprokas Chakrabarti (continuing) Computational Biology Group, IACS, India (2012-Till date)
     Participated in NIBMG Winter School on “From GWAS Hits to Targeted Resequencing” at the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani. 3rd march to 8th March 2014.
     Participated in 4th Indian Peptide Symposium at Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India, 21st -22nd February 2013.
     Participated in the National workshop ‘Genes, Proteins and Pathways’ organized by the DBT-BIF centre Department of Bioinformatics, School of Biotechnology and Biological sciences 13th-14th March 2012.
     Participated in the workshop ‘Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics’ organized by International centre for Stem Cells, Cancer and Biotechnology (ICSCCB), Pune, India 24th -28th December 2012.
    1. Mitra S, Samadder A, Das P, Das S and Chakrabarti J. Eukaryotic tRNA paradox. J Biomol Struct Dyn.2014, Accepted [I.F: 2.983]
    2. Mitra S, Das P, Samadder A, Das S, Betai R and Chakrabarti J. Eukaryotic tRNAs fingerprint invertebrates vis-a-vis vertebrates. J Biomol Struct Dyn.2014, Accepted.
    3. Mitra S, Samadder A, Das P, Betai R and Chakrabarti J. The long and the short of long noncoding RNA (Under review).

    GRE_ 287 and IELTS -6.0
    I would like to request you please suggest me the list of universities where IELTS 6.0 will accept in the PhD program in biological science

  4. Hey i got 5.0 in ielts 6 in writin n 5,5.5 in listening n speaking n 4.0 in reading is that possible for me to get admission in southern cross unversity through elicos with this band plz tell me

  5. i have a 6 band score on ielts and i hopefully want to study master’s on network engineering. however, i have no financial support from my family. where can i study for free and do my best? thanks very much

  6. Hello sir i got 6 bands overall 5.5 in listening ang reading while 6 in speaking and writing plz suggest me any university in melbourn for master without elicos and i am social science student

  7. sir i have got overall 5.5 band ,5.5 reading and listening and 5.0 in writing and speaking and i have done my 10+2 class in medical stream so which collage can accept me for my further study” plz rply”

  8. Hello Sir,
    I have got overall 5.5 bands with 6 bands in reading,5.5 speaking & 5 bands in both listening and writing section.
    I’m b.com F.T student.so can u plz suggest me which Australian universities I can get with this bands.

  9. Hello Sir,
    I have got overall 5.5 bands with 6 bands in reading,5.5 speaking & 5 bands in both listening and writing section.
    I’m b.com F.T student.so can u plz suggest me which Australian universities I can get with this bands.i want to do MBA

  10. hlo mam or sir i have done general nursing midwifery diploma now i have recently passed PTE test with overall 6 bands. writing 6, reading, 6 , listening 6 or speaking 5.5.Tell me sir universities accept my scores for bachelor of nursing course or not…. pls suggest me.

  11. Sir
    I have completed my btech in mechanical engineering with 66% from kurukshetra university and my ielts score is 6 .
    Can i get admission in any college or university in Melbourne,Australia in MS .
    Plzz do rply..

  12. Hello Sir,

    I have completed my Postgraduate in Master of Technology in Remote Sensing specialization from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India with score 9 out of 10. I have also completed my Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and communication with First class distinction Marks. I have got Band score 6 in IELTS exam. Now I am interested in PhD research work in Remote sensing/Geospatial analysis field of specialization.

  13. I have completed my b.tech in mechanical and want to do master’s.
    My ielts scores are 7.5 in reading and listening,6 in writing and 5.5 in speaking.
    In which universities i can go for studies,specially in adelaide.
    Please help

  14. I have done my post graduation in m.com stream and I got 6.5 band in listening,6 in reading,5.5in speaking and writing.i want to get admission in M.B.A in James cook university.should I apply in this university with 6scores or not.please give me information regarding this.

  15. Hilafu
    I have completed my Bsc in Agricultural Engineering with my under graduate GPA of 3.2/4. I Have IELTS over band 6, And i have taken GRE with score of 92 percentile at quantitative and 84 percentile at verbal.
    i would like to pursue my further studies at agricultural engineering or agro- economics in U.S.
    I am wondering what my chance would be on getting my dream.

    I appreciate your response in advance.

  16. Hi all I want to study in masters in civil engineering in Australian universities
    My ielts score is 6
    L6.5. R W S 5.5
    B.tech 65%
    Can I get admission in any Australian universities with these scores without ELICOSE please suggest me
    Thank you

  17. hi, im Samir from Nepal. i am interested in masters in business administration (MBA) or hospitality related field in these universities. i have 6.0 band score in ielts with 7.0 in speaking, 6.5 in reading, and 5.5 in listening and writing.am i eligible to get admitted in any of these universities? i did Higher diploma in international hotel management (6 semesters) with average score of 3.45 GPA.i need suggestions please.

  18. Hello,hi..I’m sahithi,.i want to do masters in aeronautical or Mechanical engineering. I’m having band 6 in IELTS
    individuals(L-6.5, R-5.5, W & S-6) can you please suggest me the university which is capable for me? and also my aggregate in B.tech is 72% in aeronautical engineering .

  19. Hi, I am from Nepal and I have scored 5.5 in ielts with only 4.5 in writing portion. I contacted with some consultancies. According to them, there will be risk in applying for Visa. So, will you please help in finding me some Universities that will accept my kind of score?

  20. Hi..I’m sahithi
    I have a band score 6 in ielts.
    Btech -72%
    I want to do MS in mechanical engineering. So I want to know the perfect universities in Melbourne Australia which accepts band score 6 in ielts for mechanical engineering
    And also without any conditionals.plz let me know fast..Thanku

  21. Hello Admin,

    I am Raj. I have done my B.Tech with Computer Science in 2010. Now I am been working with IT company since 2010. But now I want to do further study for Master Degree. Recently I got overall 6 Bands in IELTS. Please Suggest If I am available for further study. Please Advice some course and university if am eligible.


  22. hello, I completed my Bsc. bachelor in physics (major subject) secured 73% in aggregate. I am seeking for Masters program(Msc) in relevant subject. Currently, my IELTS overall bandscore is 6. Am i illegible for applying master degree in Australia??? help me out from this problem with proper suggestion.