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

Abdul Majid


Band Score: 8.0 Registered from: ABN Overseas Education. (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). My experience with ABN has been phenomenal. With the guidance of Ms. Fatima and the mentorship of Mr. Ammar, I was able to score an 8 band in IELTS. My writing score rose to 7.5 from 5.5 this time. I would also like to appreciate the British Council in helping me when I misplaced my identification document at the exam day and rescheduled my examination. 

Ibtisam Bin Iqbal


Band Score: 8.0 Registered from: ABN Overseas Education (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). It was really a wonderful experience for me with ABN Overseas Education. The effective preparation techniques and Ms. Fatima's professional guidance helped me to perform exceptionally well. Their support and mentorship raised my score to 8.0 in two weeks. I highly recommend ABN for those who are looking to prepare for IELTS exam.

Muhammad Bilal Aslam

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: ABN Overseas Education (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). ABN Overseas Education is an ideal institute for anyone who wants to prepare for an IELTS exam. My score was 5.5 in the competency exam but Ms. Fatima was very supportive and with her guidance to the end, I scored an overall band 7.5. She not only improved my linguistic skills but, also my cognitive skills for lexical resource for the speaking module.

Nida Javaid

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: ABN Overseas Education (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). It was an absolute satisfaction to study and prepare from ABN. Students can get all the support and guidance they need to not only pass the IELTS exam but, score a band 7.5 - 8.0. I was very lucky to have Ms. Fatima as my mentor. She was very helpful in guiding and rectifying my mistakes from day one. I am extremely happy to score a 7.5 band. 

Nida Zulfiqar

Band Score: 8.0 Registered from: ABN Overseas Education (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). I remember standing at 6.5 band score when I took my sample test. I was directed to a personalized 2 week session to work and improve on my weaknesses at ABN Overseas Education. Ms. Fatima and Sir Ammar's immense help throughout these two weeks helped me score 8.0 bands. I would like to thank ABN for their guidance. I couldn’t ask for more.

Uzair Ahsan Ali

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: Pak British Institute,Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). I am very happy to achieve my desired band score of IELTS. This will greatly help me to pursue my career in my desired field. I am very grateful to my teacher, Sir Jalal,who provided us with very useful tips and techniques and was able to score 8.5 in the listening test because of the high-quality headphones provided by the British Council.

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.  

Ahsan Mukhtar

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Emerging Visions Pvt Ltd. (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). I remember my first class at Emerging Visions. I was not able to converse properly in English and was short on confidence. I am really grateful to Sir Ali for guiding me at every step and greatly improving my English profiecieny skills. As a result, I was able to score 7.5 in the speaking section of the exam. Overall, IELTS exams with the British Council has been a great experience. 

Ali Asghar

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Sir Faisal Naseer Academy (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme) It was a great experience of giving my IELTS exam with the British Council. One of the reasons I decided to take my IELTS exam with the British Council is their global reputation. The staff was very helpful during the exam day and I faced no difficulties. They also provided free preparation materials and I was able to take a mock test.   

Asad Farooq

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: ABN Overseas Education System (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme) It was all in all, a pleasant experience to appear for my IELTS exams with the British Council. It is highly recommended for students who want to experience a cooperative environment during their test. I am really thankful to ABN IELTS team, especially Miss Fatima for making me capable to score 7.5 in my ILETS exam. 

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