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 3  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

Aamna Sheikh


Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: Sir Shirazi's Academy, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). I consulted Sir Shirazi's Academy after visiting several academies in Karachi. I found him and his entire team professional and experienced in preparing students for the IELTS exam. I improved my score in all modules of the exam due to the preparation materials, which was very similar to the actual exam. I would also thank the British Council for providing assistance at the exam day.  

Badar Hussain


Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Sir Faisal Naseer IELTS Academy (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). IELTS with the British Council has been a wonderful experience. They were very professional throughout the registration process and at the exam day. I had no issues whatsoever. I would also thank my teacher Sir Faisal Naseer for guiding me and giving me some useful tips and techniques on solving the questions. 

Burhan Uddin

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: PAK-British Institute, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). It was a very good experience and I was able to score my desired band. I am very thankful to Sir Jalal. He guided me very well and provided some very useful exam tips and techniques. The exam center was comfortable and peaceful. There were no disturbances during the exam and students were able to focus on their IELTS exam. 

Firasat Waqar

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Sir Shirazi's Academy, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme).I found Sir Shirazi's Academy a tremendous place for IELTS preparation. He guides according to the exam pattern and we used a lot of mock exams to prepare. I am very glad to score 7.0 on my first attempt. I was very happy with the British Council staff as well. At the time of the registration before the exam, they handled all queries very professionally and were very helpful. 

Hina Javed

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Seema's IELTS, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme).  To pass an IELTS exam with a desired band score is always challenging. I was able to score 7.0, but this was a result of extensive study. I believe that hard work always pays off and that belief was given to me by Ms Seema. She provided us with useful tips and techniues on how to solve the exam and I believe that these tips were the reason I was able to get this score. 

Mahain Sana


Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Sir Shirazi's Academy, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme).Before joining Sir Shirazi's Academy, I had very little idea about the IELTS exam and how to take the exam. At the academy, I learned about the format of the exam, how to take the exam and some very useful tips, tricks and techniques to ensure a good band score. Taking the exam with the British Council was a very wonderful experience. I couldn't be happier with the venue staff. 



Maryam Khurram

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: JAK Institute of English, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). I am very excited to share my IELTS exam score. I scored an overall 7 band, which was because of my mentor, Sir JAK. His efforts, teaching methodology and techniques in preparing candidates helped me in getting my desired band score. Quality services by the British Council was another major support. I would like to thank both of them for their support. 


Muhammad Ali


Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: Sir Shirazi's Academy, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). My previous IELTS score was a disappointing 5.5. This time, I went to Sir Shirazi's Academy for my IELTS preparation. It was very useful. The lessons were great and they used a lot of mock tests to prepare us for the exam. As a result, I scored a band of 7.5. The British Council staff at the exam day was very helpful and the entire process of registration and exam was very quick.



Sehrish Khalid

Band Score: 8.0 Registered from: Seema's IELTS Academy, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). I took the IELTS exam few months ago, but my result was not satisfactory. I decided to join Ms. Seema and she gave me intense preparatory sessions with tips and techniques that were easy to follow and understand. Furthermore, I am thankful to the British Council in providing excellent services on the day of the exam.

Syed Ali Hassan Rizvi

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Sir Shirazi's Academy, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). I recommend everyone to prepare for their IELTS exam at Sir Shirazi's Academy. The teachers are well qualified and have years of experience, Furthermore, students get individual attention from the teachers. At the exam day, I felt very comfortable as there were no issues. I was really happy with the facility of providing headphones for the listening exam.

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