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

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.

Syed Muhammad Faraz

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: Sir Shirazi Academy (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme)

I have secured 7.5 bands in my IELTS exams. That is why I am able to proceed with my immigration to Canada. My experience with the British Council has been exceptional. The examiners were very cooperative and helpful at the exam day. I would also like to thank Sir Shirazi's for guiding us till the end and providing useful tips and tricks. 

Syed Salman Hashmi

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Sir Shirazi's Academy Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme) I found it very useful to prepare at Sir Shiraz's Academy for my IELTS preparation. I was able to learn some useful tips and tricks for scoring a higher band. Despite being a big batch, Sir Shirazi was able to give individual attention. I would also like to mention the British Council Pakistan for their professional customer support service. 

Vikash Gauba

Band Score: 6.5 Registered from: Sir Faisal Naseer Academy (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme) I am delighted to score required academic bands for my masters in Australia. I would like to thank the British Council staff members for their professional support and providing the preparation materials. I believe that the preparation materials helped me a lot, especially with the format of the exam. 

Nadia Mehmood Qidwai

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: Sir Shirazi Academy (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme)

I had a very tough personal schedule, but Sir Shirazi guided me very professionally and shared some useful tips and tricks to achieve my desired band. I got listening band score of 8.5 due to the new head phone system. I would also like to thank the British Council in conducting the IELTS exam in a very professional manner. The examiners were very helpful and I faced no issues at all. 

Daniyal Nazeer

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Pak British Institute (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme)

I had a great experience on my IELTS exam with the British Council. I would like to thank my teacher, Sir Jalal who really helped me to achieve more than my desired band. Furthermore, I was able to score a 8.5 band in my listening because of the new headphone system. I strongly recommend people to get themselves registered with the British Council for their desired band score. 

Zoma Ahmed Shaikh

Band Score: 7.0 Agents Name: Sir Faisal Naseer's IELTS Academy, Karachi. Taking the IELTS exam with the British Council was a great idea as I wanted to get 6.5 overall in my IELTS examination, but my teacher Sir Faisal always pushed me to achieve 7 or more. I did not disappoint him and managed to get a band score of 7. I owe this to the guidance and tips provided by Sir Fasal Naseer. 

Syed Sanan Zia Gilani

Band score: 7. Agent's name: Roma Institute of Modern Studies. I'm glad to score 7.0 in IELTS Academic as it was my dream to pursue my post graduate degree from Australia. I'm thankful to Almighty Allah, my family and Roma Institute of Modern Studies administration and faculty for providing me excellent learning session. The material, valuable suggestions and 'mock IELTS' exposed me to the format of questions possible in the IELTS exam. Thanks British Council in Pakistan!  

Mussab Ali

Band score: 7. Agent's name: ABN Overseas Education. Studying at ABN was a biography changing experience for me, literally. The ambiance provided there by the brilliant madam Fatima was stunning! I'm appreciating her because of her amazing skill to deal with each student differently by working separately on everyone. Also, their guidance for taking the test with British Council provided extremely fruitful for me. Also, their test dates are readily available and the procedure is easy to follow.

Noor-E-Hira Ahmer

Band score: 8. Agent's name: ABN Overseas Education. One thing outstanding about the British Council is the quality of results that they are maintaining. The service of staff out there at exam centre is really good. They cooperate with every student individually if they encounter any problem out there. Choosing ABN to prepare for IELTS and British Council for taking this test was a good decision, it was a good experience. I'm really thankful to ma'am Fatima Mazhar as she was very supportive.

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