Enrollment in different colleges in the Higher Colleges of Technology

IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 with answer.

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

The graphs show enrollment in different colleges in the Higher Colleges of Technology in 1999.

Write a report for a university lecturer describing the information given.

You should write at least 150 words.

HCT Graduates by College

HCT Graduates bye College

Graduates by Level and Gender


Total Graduates by Level

Total Graduates bye Lavel

Sample Answer:
The given diagrams show the total number of graduate students in different colleges, comparison of male and female graduates and the level of graduates in 1999.

According to the first bar graph, Dubai women’s college had the largest number of graduates which was over 500 while the Dubai men’s college has second largest number of graduates numbering 426 graduates. Al Ain women’s, Abu Dhabi Women’s and Abu Dhabi men’s had over 200 graduates each while other colleges has around 100- 200 graduates. These colleges included Al Ain men’s, Ras Al Khaimas women’s & men’s college and Sharjah men’s and women’s colleges. Interestingly, the number of female graduates in all the colleges was higher than male graduates.

The second bar graph depicted the level of graduation based on gender and it clearly shows that female graduates were higher in number in Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma level. For the Certificate level, there were about 700 females compared to the approximately 580 males. In Higher Diploma level female were almost double than their male counterpart. For bachelor level no data was given for the male while there were about 60 female bachelor degree holder.

According to the pie chart, Certification course degree holders were half of the total graduates while one fourth were Diploma holders. One fifth were Higher Diploma holder and only 3% were Bachelor degree holder.