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

Muhammad Ali


Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: Sir Shirazi's Academy, Karachi (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). My previous IELTS score was a disappointing 5.5. This time, I went to Sir Shirazi's Academy for my IELTS preparation. It was very useful. The lessons were great and they used a lot of mock tests to prepare us for the exam. As a result, I scored a band of 7.5. The British Council staff at the exam day was very helpful and the entire process of registration and exam was very quick.



Muhammad Bilal Aslam

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: ABN Overseas Education (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). ABN Overseas Education is an ideal institute for anyone who wants to prepare for an IELTS exam. My score was 5.5 in the competency exam but Ms. Fatima was very supportive and with her guidance to the end, I scored an overall band 7.5. She not only improved my linguistic skills but, also my cognitive skills for lexical resource for the speaking module.

Muhammad Ebad Khan Lodhi

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: PAK British Institute. (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). Joining the Pak British Institute was the best decision I made for preparing for IELTS exam. I needed a band score of 6.5 for my admission for post-graduate degree in Australia, but with the mentorship of Sir Jalal, I was able to score 7.0. Furthermore, it the exam venue was excellent, as it was very peaceful and students could concentrate on their exam. 

Muhammad Omar

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: ABN Overseas Education (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme) British Council is the globally accepted institution for the IELTS exam. Scoring the required band score has a great impact on one's academic and professional career. I am very happy to score an overall band score of 7.0 and this was because of the simple tips given to the students by Ms Fatima and Ms Zunaira at ABN.

Muhammad Osama Anwer

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Sir Shirazi's Academy (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme) It was an extremely pleasant experience to take the IELTS Exam with the British Council. I would like to mention Sir Shirazi’s efforts in guiding students, especially through regular mock exams.As a result, I was able to score the desired band. The British Council was helpful in guiding students at the exam day. 


Muhammad Zain Shams

Band Score: 7.0 Registered from: Emerging Visions, Islamabad (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme) It was due to the hard work of my teacher Sir Ali for training me for IELTS exams.I was able to secure the required band score. His friendly behaviour provided a very conducive environment for all the students. Keeping up with the already existing traditions,the British council this time also conducted the IELTS exam in a very friendly environment.

Nida Javaid

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: ABN Overseas Education (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). It was an absolute satisfaction to study and prepare from ABN. Students can get all the support and guidance they need to not only pass the IELTS exam but, score a band 7.5 - 8.0. I was very lucky to have Ms. Fatima as my mentor. She was very helpful in guiding and rectifying my mistakes from day one. I am extremely happy to score a 7.5 band. 

Nida Zulfiqar

Band Score: 8.0 Registered from: ABN Overseas Education (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme). I remember standing at 6.5 band score when I took my sample test. I was directed to a personalized 2 week session to work and improve on my weaknesses at ABN Overseas Education. Ms. Fatima and Sir Ammar's immense help throughout these two weeks helped me score 8.0 bands. I would like to thank ABN for their guidance. I couldn’t ask for more.

Quratulain Saeed Faruqi

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: Emerging Visions, Islamabad (Member of the IELTS Partnership Programme) I would like to thank Sir Ali at Emerging Visions who helped me out with the IELTS test at British Council. From the individual headphone sets to the invigilators, everything was aimed at making the experience for candidates as comfortable as it could be. The promptness of the result on the 13th day is also a factor with which British Council has raised the bar for other competitors.

Sana Irfan

Band Score: 7.5 Registered from: Sir Shirazi's Academy

I have scored 7.5 in my IELTS. I'm very grateful to Sir Shirazi's Academy and the British Council for achieving my desired band in IELTS. This proved very beneficial for my immigration process. The exam centre and the staff are very helpful and easy-going.

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