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British Council test location - Rudrapur

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December 08, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire
December 10, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire
December 17, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire
December 17, 2022 General Training Global test date: please enquire
January 06, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council test location - Rudrapur

Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.
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  Test date Type Results by Test fee
December 08, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire
December 10, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire
December 17, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire
December 17, 2022 General Training Global test date: please enquire
January 06, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council test location - Rudrapur

Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.
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  Test date Type Results by Test fee
December 08, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire
December 10, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire
December 17, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire
December 17, 2022 General Training Global test date: please enquire
January 06, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire

British Council Doha - IELTS on Computer

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January 31, 2023 General Training February 13, 2023 QAR 1260 DETAILS
January 31, 2023 Academic February 13, 2023 QAR 1260 DETAILS
December 31, 2022 Academic January 13, 2023 QAR 1260 DETAILS
December 31, 2022 General Training January 13, 2023 QAR 1260 DETAILS
February 28, 2023 General Training March 13, 2023 QAR 1260 DETAILS

British Council Doha - IELTS on Computer

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January 31, 2023 General Training February 13, 2023 QAR 1260 DETAILS
January 31, 2023 Academic February 13, 2023 QAR 1260 DETAILS
December 31, 2022 Academic January 13, 2023 QAR 1260 DETAILS
December 31, 2022 General Training January 13, 2023 QAR 1260 DETAILS
February 28, 2023 General Training March 13, 2023 QAR 1260 DETAILS

English Testing Canada - Scarborough-William Academy

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December 08, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire
December 10, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire
December 17, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire
December 17, 2022 General Training Global test date: please enquire
January 06, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire

English Testing Canada - Scarborough-William Academy

Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.
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  Test date Type Results by Test fee
December 08, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire
December 10, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire
December 17, 2022 Academic Global test date: please enquire
December 17, 2022 General Training Global test date: please enquire
January 06, 2023 Academic Global test date: please enquire

Other test centres in or nearby Qatar

  • Centro Europeu
  • Centro Europeu
  • IDP Education- PSB Academy City Campus
  • IDP Education- PSB Academy City Campus
  • There is one British Council test centre in Qatars capital Doha. The average IELTS score of test takers with Arabic as native language is 5.7. In 2017, the average IELTS score of test takers in Qatar was 6.77. According to our database, there are 15 universities in Qatar that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Qatar is 6.3.

    Qatar is a sovereign country in Southwest Asia, known worldwide mainly for its great oil and gas reserves that had placed it in the top of the richest states in the world. In Qatar, you can pursue a degree, benefit of a completely safe environment and immerse in the Arabic culture. In recent years, Qatar has been involved in building a national strategy for helping the education system grow and evolve. According to Qatar’s Permanent Constitution, education is a basic foundation for the progress of society. Students who speak Arabic or who want to improve their Arabic skills will find Qatar an interesting study abroad destination. However, Qatar has been registering many international students due to the country’s partnerships with many American universities, thus offering a huge palette and variety in terms of English taught programmes. From arts and design to science and technology, you can follow your dream study in any field you want.

    International students that are not proficient in Arabic can find plenty of study options in English, as this language is considered the second language in Qatar. English-taught programmes are available for Bachelor’s degree, but especially for Master and PhD programmes. For example, all science and engineering courses are instructed in English. Regarding the language requirements, students who want to enrol in Arabic-taught courses should first pass the Arabic Placement Test or provide a certificate of ALPT (Arabic Language Proficiency Test). For the English language entry requirements, IELTS or TOEFL are commonly accepted.

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

    How much does the IELTS exam cost in Qatar?

    The IELTS test in Qatar costs between QAR 1000 and QAR 1200. 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 Qatar?

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

    Is IELTS for UKVI available for people from Qatar?

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

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

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

    When will IELTS exams start in Qatar?

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

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