Why British Council IELTS?

We have 75 years’ experience in English language teaching and assessment and can help you reach your goals.

We connect people worldwide with learning opportunities and creative ideas from the UK. Wherever you are, whatever your plans, we are here to help.

English language is our business

We are an international charity committed to developing a wider knowledge of the English language. Our English teaching and exams help people around the world improve their education and career prospects.

Benefits of taking IELTS with the British Council 

Take IELTS with the British Council and you can expect

  • unrivalled availability on IELTS test days
  • British Council IELTS test centres in over 140 countries providing the same high standards wherever you take your test
  • friendly, helpful and highly professional staff
  • first class courses and resources
  • expert advice on how to prepare for the test
  • British Council IELTS scholarship opportunities
  • both manual and online booking facilities
  • flexible payment options and fees in local currencies
  • online results preview available 13 days after your test

What can we do for you?

The British Council is the first choice of many test takers for preparation, courses, resources and testing. We offer

  • face-to-face English language and IELTS preparation courses 
  • over 2,000 teachers in 80 teaching centres around the world
  • a wide range of IELTS preparation materials online
  • special arrangements for candidates with special needs organised by our experienced test centre staff

Take your first steps to success

As a special reward for our IELTS test takers, we provide access to our exclusive 'Road to IELTS: Last Minute' e-learning package.  This is a comprehensive e-learning and online assessment tool that provides 30 hours of free online tuition when you book your test online with British Council.

To take advantage of this offer, you must book your IELTS exam with British Council

Don't delay, Book IELTS with British Council today.