Planning to study, work or settle 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.

Register for British Council’s IELTS Regular 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 speaking, listening, reading and writing. 
  • Attain result-oriented progress in class.

Targetted at serious IELTS aspirants, we have custom created three pathways of the IELTS preparatory course to suit your needs, time availability and learning requirements:

COURSE 1 – 50 HRS | 8 WEEKS/ 6 WEEKSEspecially suited for IELTS Beginners such as students currently pursuing college degrees and those willing to spend extra hours for preparation, our English for IELTS (Regular – 50 hours) course is specially created to optimize your test potential for the four skills assessed in the IELTS exam: speaking, listening, reading and writing. With access to our unique British Council IELTS Club, you also get an opportunity to network with students from various other IELTS batches.

Course location & fees: Delhi (INR 16,000) and Chennai (INR 13,500), Kolkata (INR  13,500)

Course format: Delhi (8 weeks), Chennai (8 weeks), Kolkata (6 weeks). 

Course levels: Intermediate and above

COURSE 2 – 36 HRS | 4 WEEKS- Designed for IELTS Beginners who want to maximise their preparation in a short time such as students on a break year, business professionals on a sabbatical, candidates preparing for a fixed IELTS test date. This unique 36 hours course helps you align your efforts towards achieving your goals and optimize your test potential. 

Course location & fees: Delhi (16000) and Chennai (13,500). Not available in Kolkata

Course format – 36 Hours across 4 weeks

Course levels – Intermediate and above

COURSE 3 – 20 HRS | 4 WEEKS- Tailored for IELTS Beginners who wish to familiarize themselves with the IELTS Journey  such as professionals with regular 9to5 working hours, businessmen, students also preparing for other examinations.This light mode version of our regular course will help you get started slow on the preparation.

Course location & fees: Delhi (INR 8,900) and Chennai (INR 8,500). Not available in Kolkata

Course format: 20 hours  across 4 weeks

Course levels: Upper intermediate and above

IELTS MOCK TEST

You can now ascertain your level of readiness for the IELTS exam with the British Council IELTS Mock Test. It’s a one and a half hour test and will give you an estimated IELTS equivalency score for both speaking and writing.

Start your IELTS journey here. Take the British Council IELTS Mock Test today! 

Understand our course levels from beginner to advanced

Course timetables:

New Delhi

Location: British Council, New Delhi

Level Days & Timings Start and end date
Intermediate

  

Sunday, Saturday, 0700-0915 & 1700-1915 1 April-11 May 2020
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 0930-1145, 1430-1645, 1930-2145 9 Mar-31 May 2020
Sunday, Saturday, 1930-2145 14 Mar-3 May 2020
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday, 1930-2145, 1200-1415, 1430-1645, 1700-1915, 1930-2145, 0700-0915 & 1645-1945 1 April-11 May 2020
Upper Intermediate- Advanced
Sunday, Saturday, 1930-2145 14 Mar-3 May 2020    
  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 0700-0915, 1200-1415, 1430-1645, 1700-1915 & 1930-2145 9 Mar-31 May 2020
  Sunday, Saturday, 0700-0915, 0930-1145, 1700-1915 & 1930-2145 14 Mar-3 May 2020          
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday, 0930-1145, 1430-1645, 1700-1915 & 1930-2145 1 April-11 May 2020
Thursady & Friday, 0700-0930, 1015-1315 & 1330-1630 2 April-14 May 2020

Chennai

Level Days and timings Start and end date Location
Intermediate Mon, Tue, Wed - 10:15-13:15 ( 4 Weeks ) 17 Feb 2020 - 11 Mar 2020 British Council, Chennai
Mon, Tue Wed - 18:30-21:30  ( 4 Weeks ) 02 Mar 2020 - 25 Mar 2020
Sat, Sun - 07:00-11:30 or 17:00-21:30 ( 4 Weeks ) 07 Mar 2020 - 29 Mar 2020
Sat, Sun - 07:00-10:00 or 13:30-16:30 ( 6 weeks ) 22 Feb 2020 - 29 Mar 2020
Thurs, Fri - 10:15-13:15 ( 6 Weeks ) 05 Mar 2020 - 16 Apr 2020
Sat, Sun - 19:15-21:45 ( 6 Weeks ) 07 Mar 2020 - 19 Apr 2020
Upper-intermediate Sat, Sun - 07:00-11:30 or 17:00-21:30 ( 4 Weeks ) 07 Mar 2020 - 29 Mar 2020
Mon, Tue, Wed - 07:00-10:10 or 13:30-16:30 or 17:00-20:00 ( 6 Weeks ) 02 Mar 2020 - 25 Mar 2020
Mon, Tue, Wed - 10:15-13:15 ( 6 Weeks ) 17 Feb 2020 - 11 Mar 2020
Thurs, Fri - 17:00-20:00 ( 6 Weeks ) 05 Mar 2020 - 16 Apr 2020
Sat, Sun - 07:00-10:00 or 13:30-16:30 ( 6 weeks ) 22 Feb 2020 - 29 Mar 2020
Sat, Sun - 19:15-21:45 ( 6 Weeks ) 22 Feb 2020 - 05 Apr 2020
IELTS 20 hrs 4 week Intensive   Sat, Sun - 13:30-16:00 22 Feb 2020 - 15 Mar 2020
  Mon, Tue - 18:00-20:30  02 Mar 2020 - 24 Mar 2020

Kolkata (at British Council)

Level Days and timings Start and end date Location 
Intermediate Mon-Tues, 09.30-12.30 17 Feb - 31 Mar 2020 British Council, Kolkata
Wed-Thurs-Fri, 07.15-09.15 19 Feb - 26 Mar 2020
Upper Intermediate  Mon, Tues, Wed - 07.15-09.15 17 Feb - 30 Mar 2020

Kolkata (at South City International School)

Level Days and timings Start and end date Location 
Intermediate

Mon, Tues - 18:00-21:00  17 Feb - 31 Mar 2020 South City International School
Wed, Thurs, Fri - 18:30-20:30 19 Feb - 27 Mar 2020
Sat, Sun  - 09:00-12:00 & 17:00-20:00 22 Feb - 29 Mar 2020
Upper Intermediate Wed, Thurs, Fri, 18.30-20.30 19 Feb - 27 Mar 2020
Sat, Sun - 13.45-16.45 22 Feb - 29 Mar 2020