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.
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:
- the start time of your test and the venue address.
- your Speaking Test date.
- your access codes to the free online preparation courses: Road to IELTS Last Minute Version and IELTS WordReady.
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.