Through this initiative, we aim to acknowledge and celebrate achievements of our test takers and partner institutions. Our goal is not only to recognise the remarkable efforts of our partner institutes in delivering excellent results for their candidates but also the brilliance of their candidates who took  IELTS with British Council and who were helped by British Council in realizing their dreams of studying or emigrating abroad.

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular high stakes English-language test for study, work and migration, with more than 2.2 million tests taken each year. IELTS assesses all of your English skills - reading, writing, listening, and speaking - and is designed to reflect real life use of English - at study, at work, and at play.

No matter where you take the test, IELTS marking is done to very high standards by trained examiners.

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What our IELTS candidates say

Nafees Ahmad

Band score: 7. Agent's name: Sir Shirazi's Academy. I got the required score through IELTS with the British Council in October 2016. Sir Shirazi taught me very well. Now, I am on my way to Australian immigration after which, I will excel in my career properly for a prosperous future.

Noman Saeed

Band score: 7. Agent's name: Sir Shirazi's Academy. I got the required score in my IELTS exam. In the beginning, I was very confused but Sir Shirazi guided me very well and convinced me to appear in IELTS exam with the British Council. Indeed, I liked it very much!

Noor Muhammad

Band score: 6.5. Agent's name: Sir Faisal Naseer IELTS Academy, Karachi. I gave IELTS test with the British Council in July and it was a wonderful experience for me. I was able to get more than my desired bands for my Masters Programme in Civil Engineering in Germany. I was relieved after getting a good band score because my admission and visa process became easier. 



Omer Shehzad

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: ABN Overseas Education, Lahore (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme).With only 15 days to prepare, I had to meet my requirement of getting an overall 6.5 in IELTS and it was all down to the impressive teaching style of Madam Fatima and I got an overall 7.5 in my academic test. Moreover, IELTS through the British Council was the best decision without which I won’t have been able to secure my desired band score. 

Saad Aijaz

Band score: 8. Agent's name: Sir Shirazi's Academy. The aim of a teacher is to deliver his best to his students...Sir Shirazi, undoubtedly, guided me towards the right path and gave hist best. I dedicate my success to Sir Shirazi's efforts. Having achieved band 8, I am eligible to study in a top notch university in Australia.

Sarim Charania

Band score: 8.0. Agent's name: Sir Shirazis Academy, Karachi.I scored band 9.0 in the listening test. One of the reasons for such a score was the quality of facilities provided by British Council Pakistan. The environment helped us in focusing on the test especially the listening test. The venue staff was very professional and would like to thank them for being supportive during the exam. Last but not the least; I would also like to thank Sir Shirazis Academy for preparing me for the test. 


Shahrukh Khan

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Pak British Institute (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). As a film-maker, I always wanted to study abroad for my higher education. I would like to thank the British Council Pakistan for turning this dream into a reality. The entire process from registration to the test was very easy. I would also like to mention that the reason for my band score has been Pak British Institute. This would not have been possible without the shear guidance of Sir Jalal. 

Shuja Ershad

Band score: 7. Agent's name: Sir Shirazi's Academy. IELTS with the British Council in April 2017 was a wonderful experience for me. I obtained the needed band for my immigration. Sir Shirazi is one of the best IELTS trainers.


Sidrah Farooq

Band score: 8. Agent's name: Sir Shirazi's Academy. Although I am a lecturer in Karachi University, but the way Sir Shirazi taught was excellent and he convinced me to appear in the IELTS exam with the British Council. I really enjoyed and felt comfortable during my exam.

Syeda Khushbo Hyder

Band Score: 6.5 Registered from: Pak British Institute (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme) I wanted to study abroad to flourish my career. Now, I have an opportunity to turn this dream into a reality. I would like to thank the British Council for their professional services. Achieving the desired band score has been possible through the guidance of Sir Jalal who was there to help at every single step. Overall, I t has been a very satisfactory experience. 

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