General IELTS is needed mostly for immigration purposes - if you are planning to move to a country and seek residence, like Canada, UK, and Australia, this is the IELTS you need to take.
Usually, you need a minimum band score of 5.5. We can help you prepare for the General IELTS exam at www.gieltshelp.com
The Academic IELTS is needed mostly for schools, such as university and college - If you are planning to study in another country, this is the IELTS version you need. Usually, you need a minimum band score of 6.5. We can help you prepare for this at www.aehelp.com
***If you know where you want to apply, it is very important that you check with the institution what version of IELTS they require and what are the score requirements***