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Addis Ababa
104 km

British Council Ethiopia - Addis Ababa University

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April 18, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
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British Council Ethiopia - Bahir Dar Uni

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British Council Ethiopia - BITS College

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British Council Ethiopia - Bahir Dar University

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British Council Ethiopia - Jimma University

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British Council Addis Ababa (UKVI test location)

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British Council Ethiopia - Haramaya University

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British Council Ethiopia - Addis Ababa University

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British Council Ethiopia - Addis Ababa University (UKVI test location)

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British Council Ethiopia - BITS College

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Bahir Dar
409 km

British Council Ethiopia - Bahir Dar Uni

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Gondar
500 km

British Council Ethiopia - University of Gondar

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British Council Ethiopia - University of Gondar

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Mek'ele
542 km

British Council - Nejashi Ethio - Turkish School

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Other test centres in or nearby Ethiopia

There is one British Council test centre in Ethiopias capital Addis Ababa. According to our database, there is one university in Ethiopia that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Ethiopia is 5.

To study in English at one of the universities in Ethiopia, you may need a proof of English proficiency. There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide.

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Frequently asked questions about IELTS in Ethiopia

How much does the IELTS exam cost in Ethiopia?

The IELTS test in Ethiopia costs ETB 11980. Please note that you may need to make extra costs such as transportation or accomodation if you need to travel to a city to take IELTS. See our article on IELTS costs how to save money on your IELTS test.

How can I apply for IELTS in Ethiopia?

First make sure that you apply for the right type of IELTS. The IELTS exam is offered as Academic or a General Training variant. The Academic variant is for studying abroad and the General Training if you want to migrate to an English-speaking country and work there, or if you plan to attend a secondary school. Applying for all variants of IELTS in Ethiopia can be done by following this link to the official IELTS registration website .

Is IELTS for UKVI available for people from Ethiopia?

If you plan to study or work in the United Kingdom, you need IELTS for UKVI. The UK Home Office has authorized the Secure English language exams (SELT) IELTS for UKVI Academic and General Training and IELTS Life Skills for visa applications to the UK coming from Ethiopia. Read more on the different types of IELTS in our article

Which test center in Ethiopia is the best to take the IELTS exam?

There is no "best test center" in Ethiopia , all of them are equally good. The IELTS test is a standardized test that is conducted in exactly the same way on different locations. So, it doesn't really matter which test center you will go, you will always get the same high quality experience. Go directly to test centers in Ethiopia to find a test centers that is most convenient for you.

When will IELTS exams start in Ethiopia?

IELTS exams in Ethiopia are conducted through the whole year. You can find all dates for IELTS exams in Ethiopia on the official IELTS registration website .

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