IELTS Preparation - Regular

About this course

This termly course is for learners who use English competently but need to develop reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for the IELTS General Training or Academic examination.  

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination is often a requirement if you plan to emigrate, study or work overseas. The course will develop the strategies required to improve your score in all four parts of the test.  It teaches the complete range of language skills needed to improve your band score. Our expert trainers will help you improve your language proficiency throughout the course by providing input and practice.

Where is this course taught?

Why take this course?

  • Benefit from our IELTS expertise in India. 
  • Measure your progress with mock tests.
  • Access free online British Council resources.
  • Use the latest IELTS course books.
  • Learn examination skills and techniques. 
  • Prepare yourself for the IELTS question types and topics.
  • Learn how to avoid common grammar and pronunciation errors. 
  • Familiarise yourself  with the test format and time restrictions.
  • Receive a British Council certificate of attendance.

Calendars and course fees

Ensure you are fully prepared for the exam by taking our regular IELTS course.

Chennai

Term dates in 2015

Term Course date Duration Fee (INR) Registration
Term 1 04 Jan to 24 Feb 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,800 Closed
Term 2 01 Mar to 21 Apr 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,800 Closed
Summer Intensive 27 Apr to 15 May 3 weeks (42 hrs) 10,500 Closed
Term 3 21 May to 08 Jul 7 weeks (42 hrs) 10,500 Closed
Term 4 14 Jul to 06 Sep 7 weeks (42 hrs) 10,500 Open till 13 Jul
Term 5 07 Sep to 30 Oct 7 weeks (42 hrs) 10,500 Not Open
Term 6 03 Nov to 22 Dec 7 weeks (42 hrs) 10,500 Not Open

LEVEL TEST AND COURSE REGISTRATION PROCESS

Step 1: Book your level test

To book a level test appointment in Chennai visit: https://bookeo.com/elcchn-britishcouncil

Step 2: Your level test

On the day of your appointment, allow up to 90 minutes for the level test. Please ensure you arrive at least 30 mins prior your appointment time with a valid government photo id. Your test will consist of a pre-test for 10 minutes followed by a written test for 60 minutes and will end with a speaking test with one of our teachers who will also guide you with the course option(s) suited to your level and requirements based on your test results.

Step 3: Course registration

We offer various course timings to suit every need. We advise you to register as soon as you can to confirm your place on the course since early applicants will receive priority.

As with other organisations and institutions, we are closed on some holidays. If you lose more than one class due to public holidays, the teacher will conduct a make up class and ensure that the syllabus is still covered. 

 

Gurgaon

Term dates in 2015

Term Course date Duration Fee (INR) Registration
Summer 17 Jun - 12 Aug 9 Weeks (32 hours) 13,000 Open
  • Additional fee for course book will apply. Students can purchase the book on the first day of their class.
  • Call our customer service team at 1800 102 4353 to make an appointment for a level assessment test. Our customer service team is available from 0900 to 1900, Monday - Saturday.
  • On the day of your appointment, allow up to 90 minutes for the Level Test.  You will complete a short pre-assessment task, followed by a longer grammar, vocabulary and reading assessment. It is mandatory to produce age proof of learners who are below 18 years on the day of their Level Test.
  • Meet one of our teachers or specialist course counsellors for a spoken interview to find the most suitable class for you.
  • Talk to one of our customer service executives about registration and for further details about starting your course.
  • We advise you to register as soon as you can to confirm your place on the course.

Contact us

If you are interested in taking one of our English courses or if you have any questions about studying here, please email us at delhi.enquiry@in.britishcouncil.org

Kolkata

Term dates in 2015

Term Course date Duration Fee (INR) Registration
Summer Intensive 18 May 2015 - 04 Jun 2015 3 weeks (42 hrs) 10,000 Closed
Term 1 16 Jun 2015 - 08 Aug 2015 7 weeks (42 hrs) 10,000 Closed
Term 2 11 Aug 2015 - 03 Oct 2015 7 weeks (42 hrs) 10,000 Open
Term 3 06 Oct 2015 - 29 Nov 2015 7 weeks (42 hrs) 10,000 Not Open
Term 4 08 Dec 2015 - 29 Jan 2016 7 weeks (42 hrs) 10,000 Not Open
Term 5 02 Feb 2016 - 26 Mar 2016 7 weeks (42 hrs) 10,000 Not Open
Term 6 27 Mar 2016 - 14 May 2016 7 weeks (42 hrs) 10,000 Not Open
  • Call our customer service team at at 1800 102 4353 to make an appointment for a placement test. Our customer service team is available from 0900 to 1900, Monday - Saturday.
  • On the day of your appointment, allow up to 90 minutes for the placement test.  You will complete a short pre-assessment task, followed by a longer grammar, vocabulary and reading assessment.
  • Meet one of our teachers or specialist course counsellors for a spoken interview to find the most suitable class for you.
  • Talk to one of our customer service executives about registration and for further details about starting your course.
  • We advise you to register as soon as you can to confirm your place on the course.

Contact us

If you are interested in taking one of our English courses or if you have any questions about studying here, please email us at kolkata.customercare@britishcouncil.org

New Delhi

Term dates in 2015

Term Course date Duration Fee (INR) Registration
Summer Intensive 23 May - 12 Jun 3 Weeks (30 hours) 13,000 Closed
Summer 17 Jun - 12 Aug 9 Weeks (32 hours) 13,000 Open
Monsoon 20 Aug - 20 Oct 9 Weeks (32 hours) 13,000 Not open
  • Additional fee for course book will apply. Students can purchase the book on the first day of their class.
  • Call our customer service team at 1800 102 4353 to make an appointment for a level assessment test. Our customer service team is available from 0900 to 1900, Monday - Saturday.
  • On the day of your appointment, allow up to 90 minutes for the Level Test.  You will complete a short pre-assessment task, followed by a longer grammar, vocabulary and reading assessment. It is mandatory to produce age proof of learners who are below 18 years on the day of their Level Test.
  • Meet one of our teachers or specialist course counsellors for a spoken interview to find the most suitable class for you.
  • Talk to one of our customer service executives about registration and for further details about starting your course.
  • We advise you to register as soon as you can to confirm your place on the course.

Contact us

If you are interested in taking one of our English courses or if you have any questions about studying here, please email us at delhi.enquiry@in.britishcouncil.org