Planning to study, work or move abroad?

The International English Language Testing System, or IELTS, is an international standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers, for study, work or migration abroad.

As co-owners of IELTS, no one is better placed than we are to help you significantly increases your chance of getting the score you need in your IELTS exam.

Our English for IELTS courses are specially designed to optimize your test potential for the four skills assessed in the IELTS exam: speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Register for British Council’s IELTS Preparation course if you wish to:

  • Benefit from our IELTS expertise in India
  • Give the IELTS exam with confidence through our methodical training
  • Have an all-rounded development of the four assessed skills
  • Attain result-oriented progress in class.

Course location and fees:

New Delhi: 16,000

Chennai: 13,500

Kolkata: 13,500

Course levels

Elementary, pre-intermediate, intermediate and upper-intermediate

Understand our course levels - from beginner to advanced

Course format:

  • Delhi offers 50 hours across 4 weeks (for Intensive courses) and 8 weeks (for Regular course)
  • Chennai and Kolkata offer 50 hours across 6 weeks only

Course timetables:

New Delhi

Level Days and timings Start and end date Location
Intermediate Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun - 07:00-09:15  28 Nov - 22 Dec 2019 British Council, New Delhi
Intermediate Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun - 17:00-19:15  28 Nov - 22 Dec 2019
Upper Intermediate-Advanced Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun - 9:30-11:45  28 Nov - 22 Dec 2019
Upper Intermediate-Advanced Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun - 19:30-21:45  28 Nov - 22 Dec 2019
Upper Intermediate-Advanced Sat,Sun-19:30-21:45  02 Nov- 22 Dec 2019
Intermediate Sat,Sun-19:30-21:45  02 Nov- 22 Dec 2019

Chennai

Level Days and timings Start and end date Location
Intermediate Mon, Tues - 07:00-10:00 or 10:15-13:15 or 18:30-21:30 11 Nov - 17 Dec 2019 British Council, Chennai
Thurs, Fri - 10:15-13:15 or 18:30-21:30 14 Nov - 20 Dec 2019
Sat, Sun - 07:00-10:00 or 13:30-16:30 or 19:15-21:45 16 Nov - 22 Dec 2019
Upper-intermediate Mon, Tues - 07:00-10:10 or 10:15-13:15 or 13:30-16:30 or 17:00-20:00 or 18:30-21:30  11 Nov - 17 Dec 2019
Thurs, Fri - 07:00-10:00 or 17:00-20:00 14 Nov - 20 Dec 2019
Sat, Sun - 07:00-10:00 or 19:15-21:45 16 Nov - 22 Dec 2019

Kolkata (at British Council)

Level Days and timings Start and end date Location 
Intermediate Mon-Tues, 09.30-12.30 06 Jan to 11 Feb 2020 British Council, Kolkata
Wed-Thurs-Fri, 07.15-09.15 08 Jan to 14 Feb 2020
Mon, Tues - 09:30-12:30  17 Feb - 31 Mar 2020
Wed, Thurs, Fri - 07:15-09:15 19 Feb - 26 Mar 2020
Upper Intermediate Mon-Tues-Wed, 07.15-09.15 06 Jan to 12 Feb 2020
  Mon, Tues, Wed - 07.15-09.15 17 Feb - 25 Mar 2020

Kolkata (at South City International School)

Level Days and timings Start and end date Location 
Intermediate

Mon-Tues, 17.00-20.00 06 Jan to 11 Feb 2020 South City International School
Wed-Thurs-Fri, 18.15-20.15 08 Jan to 14 Feb 2020
Sat-Sun, 08.00-11.00 & 17.00-20.00 11 Jan to 16 Feb 2020
Mon, Tues - 17:00-20:00  17 Feb - 31 Mar 2020
Wed, Thurs, Fri - 18:15-20:15 19 Feb - 26 Mar 2020
Sat, Sun  - 08:00-11:00 & 17:00-20:00 22 Feb - 29 Mar 2020
Upper Intermediate Wed, Thurs, Fri, 18.15-20.15 05 Jan to 14 Feb 2020
Sat-Sun, 13.45-16.45 11 Jan to 16 Feb 2020
Wed, Thurs, Fri - 18:15-20:15 19 Feb - 26 Mar 2020
Sat, Sun - 13.45-16.45 22 Feb - 29 Mar 2020