In this article, we discuss taking the IELTS India. We’re here to guide you through:

  • What the IELTS is;
  • Where are the official test centers in India;
  • Practical information on taking the test in India.

To know more about how to pass the IELTS exam and where to take the test in India, keep reading!

Let’s dive right in!

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IELTS India: Where Are the Test Centers Located At?

The IELTS is administered by the British Council India, who have IELTS examination centers in at least 77 locations across the country, so you can be sure to find an IELTS test center near you that will satisfy you. You can also find several IDP Education test centers across India, too.

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Where Are the Test Centers Located in Central India?

Test Center
Accepted Tests
Address
Contact
British Council - Raipur•General
•Academic
One Horizon Centre, 6th Floor, Golf Course Road Sector-43, DLF Phase - VTel: 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353,
Mon-Sat 09.00 to 18.00
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts
IDP Education - Bhopal•General
•Academic
610-616, 6th Floor, International Trade Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaTel: 1800 102 4544
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ieltsidpindia.com
British Council - Bhopal•General
•Academic
One Horizon Centre, 6th Floor, Golf Course Road Sector-43, DLF Phase - VTel: 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353,
Mon-Sat 09.00 to 18.00
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts
IDP Education - Indore•General
•Academic
610-616, 6th Floor, International Trade Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaTel: 1800 102 4544
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ieltsidpindia.com
IDP Education - Dehradun•General
•Academic
610-616, 6th Floor, International Trade Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaTel: 1800 102 4544
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ieltsidpindia.com
British Council - Lucknow2-A, Sushanpura, Nagar Nigam Market, Lalbagh, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001, IndiaTel: 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353,
Mon-Sat 09.00 to 18.00
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts

Where Are the Test Centers Located in East India?

Test Center
Accepted Tests
Address
Contact
British Council - Patna•General
•Academic
One Horizon Centre, 6th Floor, Golf Course Road Sector-43, DLF Phase - V
Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Tel: 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353,
Mon-Sat 09.00 to 18.00
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts
British Council - Ranchi•General
•Academic
One Horizon Centre, 6th Floor, Golf Course Road Sector-43, DLF Phase - V
Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Tel: 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353,
Mon-Sat 09.00 to 18.00
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts
British Council - Bhubaneswar•General
•Academic
One Horizon Centre, 6th Floor, Golf Course Road Sector-43, DLF Phase - V
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Tel: 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353,
Mon-Sat 09.00 to 18.00
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts
IDP Education - Kolkata•General
•Academic
4th FLOOR, "THE REGENCY", 6 PICASSO BITHI SARANI (HUNGERFORD STREET), Kolkata, West Bengal, IndiaTel: +91-33-44118888
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ieltsidpindia.com
British Council - Kolkata•General
•Academic
British Council Division, British Deputy High Commission, L & T Chambers, First Floor, 16 Camac Street, Kolkata 700 017, West BengalTel: 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353,
Mon-Sat 09.00 to 18.00
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts

Where Are the Test Centers Located in North India?

Test Center
Accepted Tests
Address
Contact
Computer Delivered IDP IELTS Test Centre•General
•Academic
SCO 40-41, 1st Floor, near Fabindia & Tdi Cinepolis, Sector 17A, 17D, Sector 17, Chandigarh, 160017, IndiaTel: +91-172-4411888
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ieltsidpindia.com
British Council - Chandigarh•General
•Academic
C515, 5th Floor, Elante Office Block, 178A, Industrial and Business Park, Phase 1, Chandigarh - 160002Tel: 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353,
Mon-Sat 09.00 to 18.00
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts
IDP Education - New Delhi•General
•Academic
610-616, 6th Floor, International Trade Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaTel: +91-11-44118888
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ieltsidpindia.com
British Council - Delhi•General
•Academic
British Council Division, British High Commission, 17 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi - 110 001Tel: 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353,
Mon-Sat 09.00 to 18.00
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts
IDP Education - Ambala•General
•Academic
610-616, 6th Floor, International Trade Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaTel: 1800 102 4544
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ieltsidpindia.com

Where Are the Test Centers Located in Northeast India?

Test Center
Accepted Tests
Address
Contact
British Council - Guwahati
Address
•General
•Academic
One Horizon Centre, 6th Floor, Golf Course Road Sector-43, DLF Phase - V

Guwahati, Assam, India
Tel: 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353,
Mon-Sat 09.00 to 18.00
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts

Where Are the Test Centers Located in South India?

Test Center
Accepted Tests
Address
Contact
British Council - Vijaywada•General
•Academic
One Horizon Centre, 6th Floor, Golf Course Road Sector-43, DLF Phase - V

Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
Tel: 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353,
Mon-Sat 09.00 to 18.00
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts
IDP Education Vijayawada•General
•Academic
Second Floor Naga’s Hafeez Plaza 40-1, 62, MG Rd, beside Srikara Hospital, Benz Circle, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520010, IndiaTel: +91-866-2454888
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ieltsidpindia.com
British Council - Bangalore•General
•Academic
Prestige Takt 23, Kasturba Road Cross, Bengaluru 560 001

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Tel: 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353,
Mon-Sat 09.00 to 18.00
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts
IDP Education - Bangalore•General
•Academic
NO 8, EXCELLENCY BUILDING, FIRST FLOOR, PAPANNA STREET, Off St. Mark's Road, Bangalore, KarnatakaTel: +91-80-44118888
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ieltsidpindia.com
British Council - Thrissur•General
•Academic
One Horizon Centre, 6th Floor, Golf Course Road Sector-43, DLF Phase - V
Thrissur, Kerala, India
Tel: 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353,
Mon-Sat 09.00 to 18.00
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts
IDP Education - Trichur•General
•Academic
610-616, 6th Floor, International Trade Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaTel: 1800 102 4544
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ieltsidpindia.com

Where Are the Test Centers Located in Western India?

Test Center
Accepted Tests
Address
Contact
British Council - Goa•General
•Academic
One Horizon Centre, 6th Floor, Golf Course Road Sector-43, DLF Phase - V

Goa, India
Tel: 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353,
Mon-Sat 09.00 to 18.00
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts
IDP Education - Ahmedabad•General
•Academic
1st Floor, Madhav Complex, Hotel President Lane, Chimanlal Girdharlal Road, Navrangpura, Vasant Vihar, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380009, IndiaTel: +91-79-44118888
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ieltsidpindia.com
British Council - Ahmedabad•General
•Academic
A 503-506, 5th Floor, Amrapali Lakeview Tower Near Vastrapur Lake, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380015, IndiaTel: 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353,
Mon-Sat 09.00 to 18.00
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts
British Council - Mumbai•General
•Academic
901, 9th Floor, Tower 1 One Indiabulls Centre 841 Senapati Bapat Marg, Fitwala Rd, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013, IndiaTel: 0120-4569000 / 0120-6684353,
Mon-Sat 09.00 to 18.00
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts
IDP Pune•General
•Academic
Ground Dnyanesh Complex CTS No. 1179, 3, Modern Engineering College Rd, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411005, IndiaTel: +91-20-44118888
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ieltsidpindia.com

Where Else Can You Find IELTS Test Centers?

IELTS Test Centers are also available worldwide:

How Can You Successfully Register for the IELTS Test in India?

The British Council overseas registration for most of the IELTS India test centers. On the British Council website, you can select the type of IELTS you would like to take (Academic or General Training, for example), before proceeding to the booking platform.

Registering for the test follows three steps:

  1. Selecting a test center and session
  2. Creating an account on the British Council website
  3. Submitting your details and paying the registration fee

In order to complete your registration, you’ll need to have an identification document to hand and a payment card. Please note that you will be asked to present the same ID in person on the day of the test.

What Is the Price Of The IELTS Test In India?

The IELTS registration fee is set at INR 14,700 in India. The price is consistent across British Council test centers for the IELTS Academic and General Training exams.

What Are the Payment Methods?

  • To book your IELTS test in India you will need to pay the fee using your credit card, both Visa and MasterCard are acceptable. You will immediately receive a confirmation of your reservation.
  • You can also do it in person by completing an application form, which one of the IELTS staff will help you with. You can then pay with a draft or customized ICICI bank slip.
  • Payment by cash or cheque is not accepted.

Can the Exam Be Refunded in Case of Cancellation?

Yes, the test can be refunded and they are permitted on the following grounds:

  • The request is sent to the below address in writing with the proof of payment:

IDP Education India Pvt. Ltd.
Global Gateway Towers, Tower-B, 5th Floor,
Sikanderpur Ghosi,Sector-26,
M.G. Road, Gurugram,
Haryana – 122002, India.
Tel: +91-124-444599

  • The request must reach the center five weeks before the IELTS test date, and the request for IELTS computed-delivered must reach the center three weeks before the test date.
  • For further and more in-depth information, you can take a look at this form.

Is It Possible to Change the Date of the Exam?

  • The transfer request must be received five weeks before the original test date. If the request is received within five weeks, it will not be considered.
  • You will need to pay the administrative fee of INR 3,675 (inclusive of all taxes).
  • The fee should be deposited in the IDP branch (Demand Draft or ICICI cash deposit slip or Credit Card/Debit Card Swipe) or should be sent to the IDP Gurgaon office (Demand Draft or ICICI cash deposit slip). The demand draft should be drawn in favor of “IDP EDUCATION INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED”, payable at New Delhi.
  • For further information, please check this form.

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When Are You Going to Receive Your Test Results and How?

 
Computer-delivered
Paper-based
Estimated time
3 - 5 calendar days
13 calendar days by 12:00 noon
Receive the Test Report Form (TRF)
IELTS results will be sent via mail to candidates within 5 - 7 days from the result date.

(Please allow at least 7 working days for the delivery)
IELTS results will be sent via mail to candidates within ten days from the result date.

(Please allow at least 7 working days for the delivery)

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