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

Ashna Aslam Butt

Band Score: 8.0 Registered from: The Trainerz, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). I would like to recommend the The Trainerz for IELTS preparation because of their experience in training students in how to take the exam. Their testing system never allow students to lose focus. I am thankful to Sir Ashrafi for his sincere efforts and dedicated teaching.  

Huzaifa Baig

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: Sir Shirazi Academy, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme) I found about Sir Shirazi's Academy through the British Council Pakistan website. I am really satisfied with the academy and their training techniques. Overall, it has been a wonderful experience preparing for the IELTS exams with Sir Shirazi and the British Council provided an excellent environment at the test day. 

Muhammad Ibrahim

Band Score: 8.0 Registered from: Emerging Visions Pvt Ltd, Islamabad (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). Though I was familiar with Cambridge Education system but IELTS was always technical - it needs more focus and concentration specially when you are at the exam. It took me time to get settled and understand all 4 modules but overall it was an interesting journey with Sir Ali and Emerging Visions. The environment was comfortable and the people were friendly.

Muhammad Ibrahim

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: Headway Institute, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). I took the IELTS test with the British Council and got the desired score of 7.5 to get admission in Griffith University, Australia. My experience at Headway Institute was very good, especially learning from Sir Fareed who provides useful tips and techniques. I would also like to mention the British Council for helping us right from the registration phase to the day of the exam 

Rabia Hassan

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Sir Shirazi Academy Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). It was an extremely pleasant experience to take the IELTS exam with the British Council Pakistan. I would like to mention Sir Shirazi's efforts in guiding students, especially through regular mock exams. As a result, I was able to score the desired band. The British Council was very helpful in guiding students on the exam day. 

Saif Ullah Zia

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Emerging Visions Pvt Ltd, Islamabad (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme).  I am writing this with great pleasure that Sir. Muhammad Ali’s guidance and mentorship has led me to secure a 7.0 band in my IELTS Exam. It is an amazing place for individuals trying to find direction and coaching when preparing for exams such as IELTS. I would have no hesitation in recommending Sir Ali and his institute to anyone who might be looking for exam preparation coaching.

Sidra Musharraf

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Headway Institute, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). I have attempted the IELTS test three times, but I was not able to get the required score. I got to know about Headway Institute and Sir Fareed from one of my relatives. I was able to learn very useful tips and techniques for attempting the IELTS test and was able to get the required score. Furthermore, the exam venue was exceptional as all arrangements were satisfactory.  

Tanveer Bin Samad

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: Sir Shirazi Academy, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). I visited several institute in Karachi, but I found the team and trainer at Sir Shirazi Academy very experiences and cooperative. They highlighted my key flaws in a matter of weak and paid special attention to those areas. They trained me to achieve the required score and I was able to improve my score within a month. 

Umar Usman Zaidi

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Sir Shirazi Academy, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). I would like to thank Sir Shirazi Academy and the British Council Pakistan staff for helping me with achieving the required 7.0 band score. The exam center was very comfortable as candidates had no issues during the test. The staff was very cooperative and helped students so they could concentrate on the test

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.

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