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

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 Elahi

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: Kaplan

IELTS with the british council in July 2019 and got the score needed to study for my MS in A1 in UK. I have decided to complete my study and return back to Pakistan. IELTS has given me opportunity and confidence to study the course of my choice.

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. 

Badar Hussain


Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Sir Faisal Naseer IELTS Academy (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). IELTS with the British Council has been a wonderful experience. They were very professional throughout the registration process and at the exam day. I had no issues whatsoever. I would also thank my teacher Sir Faisal Naseer for guiding me and giving me some useful tips and techniques on solving the questions. 

Basit Nadeem

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Sir Shirazi's Academy, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme)I am very excited to score 7.0 in IELTS. This was a result of the quality of the training provided at Sir Shirazi's Academy. I took a demo class and decided to get admission for the IELTS classes. The trainers are well-experienced. Furthermore, my experience with taking the IELTS test with the British Council has been very satisfactory.

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. 

Burhan Uddin

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: PAK-British Institute, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). It was a very good experience and I was able to score my desired band. I am very thankful to Sir Jalal. He guided me very well and provided some very useful exam tips and techniques. The exam center was comfortable and peaceful. There were no disturbances during the exam and students were able to focus on their IELTS exam. 

Firasat Waqar

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Sir Shirazi's Academy, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme).I found Sir Shirazi's Academy a tremendous place for IELTS preparation. He guides according to the exam pattern and we used a lot of mock exams to prepare. I am very glad to score 7.0 on my first attempt. I was very happy with the British Council staff as well. At the time of the registration before the exam, they handled all queries very professionally and were very helpful. 

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