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Over 2 million people took exams with the British Council last year. We offer a wide range of exams, from English tests to school and business qualifications, in more than 90 countries worldwide. We connect people worldwide with learning opportunities and creative ideas from the academic and business world.



IELTS is the world’s most popular language test for emigration and studying abroad. Take IELTS with British Council to help you on your way to the UK, Canada, the USA, Australia and New Zealand.

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Cambridge ESOL Examinations (English for Speakers of Other Languages) allow you to assess your ability to use English in real situations.


An adaptable new approach to testing global English from the British Council.

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British Council administers examinations on behalf of many UK educational and professional institutions and organisations.