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

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. 

Bilal Khan

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: PAK-British Institute, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). I am very happy with my IELTS score, which was the result of extensive study and effort. Even though I have studies English language in my secondary and higher education, I found the one-month private course with Sir Jalal at the PAK-British Institute, Karachi to be very useful. I was able to score the required bands for my immigration application. 

Syed Shabir Zaidi

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Sir Shirazi's Academy, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). With proper guidance, I was able to get the required band scores and this was possible with the support of Sir Shirazi. It was great to receive individual attention for all modules. I scored 8.0 in my listening, which is usually the most difficult section. The headphones provided by the British Council were really useful, especially for the later sections where one needs to concentrate. 

Syed Wasi Haider

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: Seema's IELTS Academy, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme).I took the IELTS exam in 2013, but my score was very poor, especially in the reading test. This time, I was advised to study under the guidance of Ms. Seema. The experience was worth while and was able to score an overall 7.5. Furthermore, I learnt to critically evalute myself in writing, speaking and reading. I would like to recommend this institute to every candidate. 

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.  

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. 

Ayesha Maunsora

Band Score: 6.5 Registered from: Pak British Institute, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme) I would like to thank my teacher Mr.Jalal who made it possible for me to choose the British Council for IELTS exam. I am grateful for their guidance and support. I was able to score the required band for my immigration process for Canada. Moreover, I found the British Council staff deeply involved in helping students and guiding them throughout the process.

Ayesha Shaheen

Band Score: 8.0 Registered from: ABN Overseas Education (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme) British Council is the most globally accepted institution when it comes to IELTS because it provides international standard facilities needed to perform best in one's test. Moreover, with the assistance of Miss Fatima and Miss Zunaira at ABN, I was not only able to understand the basic mechanics of English language, but they also inculcated critical thinking skills in me. 

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