A UK higher education from home

The British Council in Pakistan has an extensive history of working with leading educational organisations in the UK that allows candidates enrolled with a university in the UK the unique benefit of taking their examinations with the British Council, without leaving the country.

Not everyone can travel abroad to pursue their ambition of a degree from a UK university.  So, we're here to help you earn that highly respected qualification, from Britain’s leading universities, without leaving the country.  

We make sure you have a simple and straightforward experience, from the moment you register for the university exam to the day you get your results. 

We’ll look after the whole process, from providing the exam venue and professionally trained supervisors to having your exams processed by the exam board. 

All you need to do is prepare for your exam and turn up on exam day. 

Who we partner with?

You can study with several top institutions and take your exams in Pakistan. We work with:

If you are looking for an educational exam that is not listed here please get in touch and let us know which exam you want to take and we can help organise it.

How do you register?

It’s easy to register for your university exams. First, get in touch with your education institution and register your exam directly with them. Once your exam place has been confirmed you should contact us and return the application form.

You need to do this at least one month before your exam. 

Cambridge Admission Testing (ATS):

Take your admission test for the best UK universities. The Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing (ATS) exams are admissions tests for higher education institutions and government ministries around the world and are part of the University of Cambridge. You can take these exams in Pakistan with the British Council.

The Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing (ATS) exams are specific to subjects the candidates are interested in.

Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing will withdraw from running a series of university admissions exams with effect from 2024. This includes BMAT (medicine), ENGAA (engineering), NSAA (natural sciences) and TMUA (mathematical skills) tests.

Visit the Admissions Testing Service website for detailed information on admissions exams, including the courses needed to take a test, dates, format, preparation material, and how to obtain the results.

 For registration forms please refer to download session below.


The British Council and the examining boards take all reasonable steps to provide continuity of service. Therefore, please understand that we cannot be held responsible for any interruptions caused by circumstances beyond our control. If examinations or their results are disrupted, cancelled or delayed, every effort will be made to resume normal service as soon as possible. The British Council’s liability will be limited to the refund of the registration fee or retesting later.

For general enquiries about the British Council, call us toll-free on 0800-22000, Monday - Saturday 09.00 to 18.00 or write to info@britishcouncil.org.pk