The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam is administered at centers all over the world, including many British Council and IDP locations. Candidates can find a testing center near their location through the official IELTS website.
The IELTS is a standardized English proficiency test that is administered by a partnership consisting of the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the Cambridge ESOL. It is widely recognized in the U.K., Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Many universities accept the academic version of the test as proof of proficiency in the English language. Candidates can also take a general training version of the test to gain employment or entry into training and work experience programs. The IELTS test is offered on several dates per year.