2021 Exam - Dates, Registration, Test Format, Eligibility & Fees

Average Fees :

8,000 - 9,500 INR

The language exams needed for admissions to universities abroad, IELTS is the most sought-after exam among Indian students. It is available in two formats: Academic IELTS and General IELTS. Candidates are advised to take the Academic test, while all other applicants who need IELTS scores for Visa reasons need  to take the General test. 

IELTS Registration

IELTS test is available on 48 fixed dates per year (up to four times a month), depending on local requirement. The candidates have the choice of giving the exam on any of the 48 days in as per their convenience. However  this, students can also reattempt the exam whenever they want. Also, there is no limit for giving the IELTS test, candidates can give the IELTS exam as many times as they want or till they reach their dream score. However, every time the candidate has to pay the exam fee of Rs. 14,000.

Steps to register for the IELTS exam

Step 1: Visit the official IELTS website.

Step 2: Go to 'Register for Test' option.

Step 3: Select your preferred test, Test type, and available Test Date in the city.

How to Register for IELTS

Step 4: Give your personal details.

How to Register for IELTS

Step 5: Give your registration details.

How to Register for IELTS

Step 6: Upload copies of your Passport.

How to Register for IELTS

Step 7: Select the list of colleges where you want to send your Score Report.

How to Register for IELTS

Step 8: Review your details one last time before making payment.

How to Register for IELTS

Step 9: Pay test fee.

Step 10: Once the payment has been made. Students can take a print out of the acknowledgment receipt.

Other methods to register for the IELTS Exam

Online – You need to go to the British Council IELTS registration page and create your personal online profile. Then you will be need to pay the exam fee, which is Rs. 14,000. Online registration on the British Council IELTS India website is the fastest and easiest method. Through the online method, you can register anytime and on any day. You will be required to pay with a credit/debit card.

In person – You can walk in and register at the British Council office or an IDP India office. You may download the online form or fill in a paper application at the office. You will be required to pay the fee through credit card/debit card, demand draft, or ICICI bank deposit slip. You will be given an instant confirmation of your reservation.



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