✅If you need an English exam to go to university, the exam you need is most likely going to be academic IELTS.
✅Some universities accept Cambridge exams, but you will need to check the entry requirements for the course you want to study. This is also the case for the IELTS result.
✅If you are not sure which band you need in the exam, then check the university website for the entry requirements.
✅Some schools and jobs require Cambridge certificates and if this is the case for you, then you should enrol on a Cambridge course.
✅ IELTS has more of an academic English focus whereas Cambridge has a more everyday English focus. Both exams cover the 4 skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening with a high level of grammar and vocabulary being important to both.