IELTS Pakistan, Online Preparation 2021
IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System, that is an English language test for migration, education and work. IELTS Pakistan is conducted by AEO and British Council.
What is IELTS Pakistan
IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System, that is an English language test for migration, education and work. Every year More than 3,000,000 individuals’ step through IELTS exam around the world while more than 200,000 Pakistanis attempt IELTS.
This test is basically English Language Proficiency Test which is utilized as a certificate of candidate’s aptitude for immigration to countries where English is considered a native language. In Pakistan, mostly students and professionals tend to attempt IELTS for migration to take admission in universities or get hired in companies respectively.
In this article, we will cover and try to answer most commonly asked questions regarding IELTS Pakistan.
- Who conducts IELTS in Pakistan?
- What are IELTS test dates in Pakistan?
- What is IELTS Exam Fee in Pakistan?
- Can IELTS be taken online?
- How to Do IELTS in Pakistan?
- What IELTS Score is required for Migration?
- How IELTS Score is calculated?
Who Conducts IELTS Test in Pakistan?
There are two autonomous bodies who conducts IELTS Exam in Pakistan
- AEO or Australian Education Office
- British Council of Pakistan
Both of these bodies help students to study in Australia, UK, USA and other western countries. AEO Conducts IELTS Test twice every month in big cities of Pakistan such as Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad.
IELTS 2021 Test Schedule in Pakistan
As mentioned above, AEO (Australian Education Office) conducts this exam 2 to 3 times in a month but Test dates can vary each month depending on situations especially in Covid Pandemic.
- To find out more about AEO Test Schedule open this link
- As for British Council they conduct IELTS Test 3 times a month but to find accurate date you must have to book for this Test by opening this link
IELTS Exam Fee in Pakistan
IELTS offers Test in two formats, Academic and General Training, these formats give authorities to properly assess listening, writing, speaking and reading skills of English Language.
Fee Structure for IELTS depends on Test Type and your test center. If your test center is in big cities like Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad you may be charged a little more then in cities such as Quetta, Peshawar and Mirpur.
British Council Fee Structure for IELTS 2021
|Type of Test||City||Fee|
|Academic & General Training - On Paper||Peshawar, Abbottabad, Quetta, Mirpur Azad Kashmir||PKR 33,000|
|Academic & General Training - On Paper||Hyderabad and Karachi||PKR 37,290|
|Academic & General Training - On Paper||Islamabad, Lahore, Bahawalpur, Sargodha, Multan, Faisalabad, Sialkot, Sahiwal, Gujranwala and Gujrat||PKR 38,280|
|Academic & General Training - Computer Based||Karachi and Sukkur||PKR 37,290|
|Academic & General Training - Computer Based||Lahore, Islamabad, Faisalabad and Peshawar||PKR 38,280|
Can IELTS be taken online
No, you can not take part in IELTS test from home in Pakistan. This facility is currently not available in the country.
What IELTS Score is required for study and migration
The IELTS Score will depend on what subjects you are going to study and in which university you have applied. But normally for undergraduate programs minimum IELTS Band Score is 6 or 6.5.
For work permit minimum Band Score required is 6 with some exceptional cases of 5.5.
How IELTS Score is calculated in Pakistan
IELTS have 9-Band Scale and every candidate will be given from 1 to 9 for each part (LRWS – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking) of the exam. The average of these will produce your actual Band Score.
Each score represents a level of English for the candidate.