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Abuja
88 km

British Council - Hawthorn Suite, Abuja

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July 05, 2023 Academic July 18, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
August 09, 2023 General Training August 22, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
August 09, 2023 Academic August 22, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
September 13, 2023 Academic September 26, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
November 09, 2023 General Training November 22, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS

British Council - Sheraton Hotels, Abuja

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August 18, 2023 Academic August 31, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 09, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 09, 2023 General Training Global test date: please enquire
June 14, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 23, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council Trading Services (Nigeria) Limited, Abuja - Baldom International school(formerly NAPO)

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June 09, 2023 Academic June 22, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 09, 2023 General Training June 22, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 14, 2023 Academic June 27, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 23, 2023 Academic July 06, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 23, 2023 General Training July 06, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS

British Council Abuja

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June 09, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 09, 2023 General Training Global test date: please enquire
June 14, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 23, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 23, 2023 General Training Global test date: please enquire

British Council Trading Services (Nigeria) Limited, Abuja - Arthez CBT Venue

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June 09, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 09, 2023 General Training Global test date: please enquire
June 14, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 23, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 23, 2023 General Training Global test date: please enquire

British Council

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June 07, 2023 General Training June 20, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 07, 2023 Academic June 20, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 09, 2023 Academic June 22, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 09, 2023 General Training June 22, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 14, 2023 General Training June 27, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS

British Council Abuja (UKVI test location)

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  Test date Type Results by Test fee
June 09, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 09, 2023 General Training Global test date: please enquire
June 14, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 23, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 23, 2023 General Training Global test date: please enquire
Kano
272 km

British Council Trading Services (Nigeria) Limited Kano - Bon Hotel,Kano

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  Test date Type Results by Test fee
June 23, 2023 Academic July 06, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 23, 2023 General Training July 06, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
July 28, 2023 General Training August 10, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
July 28, 2023 Academic August 10, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
August 25, 2023 Academic September 07, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS

British Council Kano

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  Test date Type Results by Test fee
June 09, 2023 General Training June 22, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 09, 2023 Academic June 22, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 16, 2023 Academic June 29, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 16, 2023 General Training June 29, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 23, 2023 Academic July 06, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
Enugu
357 km

British Council Trading Services (Nigeria) Limited, Abuja - De Castle Resort Enugu

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June 09, 2023 General Training June 22, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 09, 2023 Academic June 22, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 23, 2023 General Training July 06, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 23, 2023 Academic July 06, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
July 21, 2023 Academic August 03, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS

British Council test location - Enugu

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  Test date Type Results by Test fee
June 09, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 09, 2023 General Training Global test date: please enquire
June 14, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 23, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 23, 2023 General Training Global test date: please enquire

British Council Trading Services (Nigeria) Limited, Abuja - The Gates Apartments

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June 09, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 09, 2023 General Training Global test date: please enquire
June 14, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 23, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire
June 23, 2023 General Training Global test date: please enquire
Asaba
406 km

British Council Trading Services (NIgeria) Limited, Port Harcourt - Royal Mira All Saints International School

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  Test date Type Results by Test fee
June 09, 2023 Academic June 22, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
June 09, 2023 General Training June 22, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
July 21, 2023 General Training August 03, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
July 21, 2023 Academic August 03, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS
August 25, 2023 Academic September 07, 2023 NGN 83000 DETAILS

Other test centres in or nearby Nigeria

  • University of Wollongong - Ras Al Khaimah
  • There is one British Council test centre in Nigerias capital Abuja. The average IELTS score of test takers with Yoruba as native language is 6.4. In 2017, the average IELTS score of test takers in Nigeria was 6.79. Currently we do not have any universities in Nigeria in our database, that accept the IELTS test.

    To study in English at one of the universities in Nigeria, 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 Nigeria

    How much does the IELTS exam cost in Nigeria?

    The IELTS test in Nigeria costs NGN 83000. 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 Nigeria?

    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 Nigeria can be done by following this link to the official IELTS registration website .

    Is IELTS for UKVI available for people from Nigeria?

    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 Nigeria. Read more on the different types of IELTS in our article

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

    There is no "best test center" in Nigeria , 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 Nigeria to find a test centers that is most convenient for you.

    When will IELTS exams start in Nigeria?

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

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