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

Asif Wasim

Band score: 7. Agent's name: Sir Shirazi's Academy. The way British Council organised the IELTS exam was fabulous. I felt really comfortable in the examination hall. Also, it was a great experience during IELTS preparation at Sir Shirazi's Academy.

Maryam Tariq

Band score: 7.5. Agent's name: ABN Overseas Education. The service provided by British Council staff is really appreciable. Everyone is very cooperative and working an extra mile to maintain their standards and quality. Furthermore, choosing ABN to prepare for IELTS and British Council for taking this test was a good decision, it was a great learning experience. I'm really thankful to ma'am Fatima Mazhar as she was very supportive and helped me get a good band score. I'm also grateful to ABN.

Faraz Ahmed

Band score: 7.5. Agent's name: Sir Faisal Naseer. Being on the full time job and having tough schedule, I was in dreadful need of a mentor who can facilitate and prepare me for IELTS. I am pretty grateful to Sir Faisal Naseer for enabling me to get my desired bands. Additionally, IELTS with British Council was a phenomenal experience and British Council provides marvelous facilities to the students. British Council is wise when it says, IELTS with British Council is easier than you think.


Sabahat Hamid

Band score: 7.5. Agent's name: Sir Shirazi's Academy. I enjoyed the IELTS exam with the British Council, especially the listening module with the headphones. I got my desired result. Sir Shirazi worked really hard to achieve this.

Ariha Fatimah

Band score: 7.5. Agent's name: Sir Faisal Naseer. IELTS with minimum 6 bands was a requirement since I am not a native English speaker. By the grace of the Almighty, my mother and Sir Faisal Naseer's efforts, my skills got polished and carved. Eventually I was able to achieve a gold score of 7.5 bands. IELTS with British Council has given me the capability and potential to study anywhere of my choice.

Faraz Ahmed Sulaiman

Band score: 7.5. Agent's name: Sir Faisal Naseer. By giving the IELTS exam with the British Council in March 2017, I was able to attain a desirable band score and now am eligible to apply for higher studies in Europe and fulfil my dream of studying in the European Union.


Kanwal Junaid

Band score: 7. Agent's name: Sir Shirazi's Academy. It was a very nice experience to appear for IELTS exam through the British Council. The staff was found to be cooperative. Mr. Shirazi really helped me a lot and guided me very well to obtain my IELTS result.

Omer Ijaz

Band score: 7. Agent's name: Sir Shirazi's Academy. I enjoyed very much at Sir Shirazi's Academy. Because of proper guidelines, I got the required bands. Listening via headphones was a great experience that only the British Council provides.

Saqib Jawaid

Band score: 7. Agent's name: Sir Shirazi's Academy. British Council is the best place for IELTS exam. I had a great experience. Furthermore, Sir Shirazi's Academy is the best place for IELTS preparation.

Abdul Basit

Band score: 7.0. Agent's name: Sir Shirazi's Academy, Karachi.I would like to thank Sir Shirazi's Academy and the British Council staff for helping me with achieving the required band score. My dream has come true of studying in Australia. The exam centre was very fine as candidates had no issues during the exam. The British Council staff were also very helpful and cooperative. 


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