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

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.

Waleed Manzoor

Band Score: 7.5,  Registered From: SLS College Jhelum (B2B Partner British Council), Jhelum 

I attended the IELTS training program at SLS College. I had to give my UKVI IELTS for my higher education that required a Band score of 6.5 overall & I am so glad to gain 7.5 bands. SLS's trainers make a big effort to make a student more eligible for the exam. I am thankful to MD SLS sir Sarfraz Malik. I highly recommend SLS College and British Council for IELTS & IELTS Life Skills A1/B1.

Waqar Akhtar Khan

Band Score: 8.0 Registered from: ACE

Overall it was an interesting journey with Sir Faisal Ur Rehman at Ace School of languages, who provide useful tips and techniques. I would recommend to everyone who is looking for exam preparation and coaching.

Winner - Science and Sustainability Award

Dr. Sarah Qureshi

Cranfield University

CEO and co-founder of Aero Engine Craft, Dr Sarah develops eco-friendly jet engines to reduce global warming. Her area of specialization is Aerospace Propulsion where she works on the development of an environment-friendly contrail-free jet engine. While studying in the UK, she also worked on the design of autopilot for the mid-air refueling of drones and trained for acrobatic flying as a private licensed pilot, mastering several acrobatic manoeuvres.

Finalist - Science and Sustainability Award

Dr. Khuram Pervez Amber

London South Bank University

A key contributor to Pakistan's policymaking on building energy management, climate change, and sustainability. Dr. Khuram is currently the Chairperson of the Mechanical Engineering Department at MUST. His problem-solving approach, evident in the Mangla Hydro Power Plant and an energy-efficient stove for hilly communities, showcases his impact on national industries.

Aamina Rauf

Band Score: 8.0 Registered from: Headway Institute. (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). Sir Fareed is an amazing professional teacher. The way he gives his lessons is unique. I never felt distracted while learning from him. I started learning IELTS via online sessions by Sir Fareed. The techniques he taught resulted in 8.0 bands in IELTS and qualification for Canadian immigration. I would like to thank the British Council in conducting the IELTS test in the most professional manner.

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.  

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. 

Abdullah Khalid

Band Score: 6.5 Registered from: SLS College, Jhelum (British Council's B2B Gold Partner institute)

The ambiance provided by the brilliant IELTS Certified Trainer and MD SLS College Sarfraz Malik was stunning! I'm appreciating him because of his 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 helpful. I highly recommend British Council and SLS College for IELTS.

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. 

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