The British Council Pakistan offers IELTS tests in 14 locations: Islamabad, Abbottabad, Gujrat, Peshawar, Karachi, Hyderabad, Quetta, Lahore, Multan, Bahawalpur, Mirpur, Faisalabad, Sargodha and Sialkot, with up to four test dates per month.

Find out which test is best for you, and choose between our paper-based and computer-delivered tests, which are both delivered in one of our official test centres.

IELTS test fees

Test type Location Fee (in PKR) Book
IELTS Academic and General Training - paper-based test (for tests until 16 January)* Peshawar, Abbottabad, Quetta 30,000 Book now
IELTS Academic and General Training - paper-based test (includes 13% general sales tax levied by the provincial government) (for tests until 16 January)* Karachi, Hyderabad 33,900 Book now
IELTS Academic and General Training - paper-based test (includes 16% general sales tax levied by the provincial government) (for tests until 16 January)* Islamabad, Lahore, Bahawalpur, Sargodha, Multan, Faisalabad, Sialkot, and Gujrat 34,800 Book now
IELTS Academic and General Training - computer-delivered test Karachi 33,900 Book now
IELTS Academic and General Training - computer-delivered test Lahore, Islamabad 34,800 Book now
IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training) Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad 38,500 Book now
IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad 29,000 Book now

International payments

As per section 236Y (Income Tax Ordinance, 2001), all international transactions made via credit or debit card are subject to advance tax deduction by the bank at rates 1% for filers and 3% for non-filers.Candidates who choose to pay online via credit / debit card for exams and / or to avail other related services with British Council Pakistan should be aware of the above applicable tax, as the British Council transactions settlement process is executed through an international merchant / banking company.Kindly note that candidates applying for exam refund under British Council refund policy, will not be refunded the advance tax amount as deducted by the bank.