You can choose to take your IELTS test on paper or computer at one of our official test centres. 

When you book an IELTS test with the British Council, you also get included in your test fee:

  • Exclusive, free access to our popular online preparation course 'Road to IELTS Last Minute course', which includes 100 interactive activities, 9 video tutorials and two IELTS Academic practice tests for each of the four skills

  • Five extra Test Report Forms for free that we send free of charge to institutions you’re applying to (e.g. immigration offices, universities etc.)

Choose which IELTS test to take and book online

You can take your test at one of our official test centres on paper or on a computer. All you need is a valid identification document and a bank card if you want to pay online.

Test type Fee Book

IELTS on Paper and Computer - in centre (Academic and General Training)

INR 14,700 Book your test
IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration -in centre (Academic and General Training) INR 15,750 Book your test
IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) - in centre INR 13,940 Book your test

What do you need to book a test?

1. A valid ID. When you register, you will need to have your passport at hand. Please note you will need to present your passport on the test day that you use for booking IELTS. It must be valid at the time of booking and on the test day. If you're under 18, your parents will also need to complete the Parent consent for candidates under 18 form.  IELTS is not recommended for anyone under 16.  

2. A bank card. You can pay through our online booking system or in cash at an ICICI bank or through Demand Draft. Find out more about how to pay..

After you have booked your test

You will receive emails confirming:

Download and read our Information for Candidates, which contains important information about the exam format, the question types and the test result.

Get ready with our preparation materials

We know how important it is to achieve your desired IELTS score, and we’re here to help. You can choose from a wide range of IELTS preparation materials to get the IELTS score you need, and prepare on the go with our practice apps, videos and online lessons.

Book online today and you’ll get a special 50% discount off IELTS SpeakREADY. Find out more about our 30 minute online mock speaking test.

You can also take our free practice tests for IELTS on paper and computer.


Important Information

  • Due to the current situation of COVID-19, the speaking time slot being chosen by the candidates may not be available. Details of the test (venue, date, and time) are sent to the candidates 48 hours prior to the test date on the registered email address and mobile number.
  • If you are under 18 years of age, please go through the guidelines given below and ensure you register with the British Council by providing your correct birthdate and parental consent. The British Council takes the welfare and safety of children very seriously and these guidelines are in alignment with the British Council’s child protection standards.
  1. If any candidate under 18 years of age is not registered as a minor or an ‘Under 18 candidate’ (registered with wrong birth details) but is found to be a minor (i.e. under 18 years of age) on the test day, he/she will NOT be allowed to appear for the test.
  2. All candidates under 18 years of age should ensure that their parental consent is submitted without fail.