Students studying for IELTS

We have more than 80 years’ experience teaching and testing English worldwide. We have helped people in more than 140 countries gain English language qualifications that help them make the most of their chances in life. That’s a lot of experience, and it means that if you take an English language test with us, you can be confident that you’ll be well looked after.

IELTS is the most widely accepted English language test with a face-to-face speaking test to assess your English language communication skills.

Here are just a few reasons why millions of people have taken IELTS with the British Council:

We also offer British Council IELTS awards that provide financial assistance to students wishing to study in English-speaking countries. Find out more about British Council IELTS award opportunities.

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