The IELTS English proficiency test is provided by two organizations and a Pakistani student can register for any one of their choice since there isn’t much difference between the two.
The two organizations are British council and AEO Australia, the two bodies just differ in location of the IELTS test centers and dates in Pakistan. when the IELTS test is to be conducted. The handling of two organizations has been due to the large number of students taking the test each year and increasing number of institutions relying on the IELTS test score.
Studyabroad.pk has made it way more convenient for a Pakistani student by the creation of a Timeline on the home page of IELTS that displays all the dates of the IELTS test in Pakistan conducted by AEO and British council.
British council IELTS test dates in Pakistan 2020:
The British council test dates in Pakistan and locations of IELTS test in Pakistan differ from that of AEO, the British council offers the test at a frequency of four times a month in the following locations-
AEO IELTS test dates in Pakistan 2020:
The AEO test dates in Pakistan and location differ from that of the British council, the British council offers the test, the test is quite frequently in some cities and less frequently in the others-
Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi: 3 to 4 times in a month.
Peshawar, Jhelum, Sialkot, Abbottabad, Faisalabad, Multan, Gujarat: 1 time in a month.
Sukkur and Hyderabad: once in 2 to 3 months.
The Pakistani student must keep in mind and check the availability of the venue and the IELTS test date in Pakistan for which they are applying. Make sure to choose between the right Academic and general category. The Pakistani student who wants to study abroad in a university and avail scholarships etc. must enroll for Academic IELTS.
According to official website of IELTS, there are two types of IELTS test. Be sure, which one you are preparing for.
IELTS Academic and General Comparison:
For higher education or professional registration in an English speaking environment. It reveals whether you are ready to begin studying or training.
IELTS General Training:
For those who are going to English speaking countries for secondary education, work experience or training programs. The test focuses on basic survival skills in broad social and workplace contexts, IELTS is a prerequisite for visa requirements of many countries for such purposes.
In Pakistan there are two services that conduct the IELTS test. They may be two different services but the test format for IELTS remain same.
Keep visiting this page for latest test dates of IELTS in Pakistan. Following are all latest, regularly updated IELTS Test Dates for all cities.