English Language Testing System (IELTS):Are
you planning to study or train abroad? Are you applying
to an institution and need to prove your level of English?
Do you need to raise your standard in English? Then we can
help you with an International English Language Testing
System (IELTS) exam.
is accepted by most British, Australian, Canadian and New
Zealand academic institutions. In the United States it is
increasingly gaining recognition as an alternative to TOEFL
(Test of English as a Foreign Language).
can take either the Academic or General Training Reading
and Writing modules. Choose the Academic Reading and
Writing module if you are planning to undertake academic
study in a higher education institution.
you are planning to undertake non-academic training or apply
for immigration to Australia, Canada or New Zealand, we
recommend you take the General Training Reading and Writing
will be tested in listening, reading, writing and speaking
in whichever module you decide to take. If you are unsure
of which module to take, please ask our examination officer.
for the exam are Rs.12,000 for either the General Training
or Academic modules. For a full list of costs please see
offer IELTS at least twice a month in Kathmandu and once
every two months in Pokhara and Chitwan. Find
out when you can take your test.
will take the Writing, Reading and Listening papers together.
The writing and reading papers last for 60 minutes and the
listening paper for 30 minutes.
provide complimentary refreshments before and after these
Speaking module may take place within a week before or after
the other modules.
will get your result 13 days after the exam from the reception
at the British Council in Kathmandu, or from Little Step
School in Pokhara, or the office of Small Heaven School,
Aaptari in Chitwan. Results will be provided on the test
will also find your results on our website 13 days after
the exam. Click
can SMS your results on the 13th day if you request to do
is no pass or fail mark. Scores are given on a band scale
of one to nine (with one being a non-user and nine being
an expert user of the English language). Download or read
through a copy of the IELTS handbook for more detailed information.
our exams team for further information about IELTS
and if you have any suggestions.