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Every year, two million people take international exams with help from the British Council. Students and professionals gain qualifications that can open doors at leading academic institutions and improve their employment prospects around the world.
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IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most popular English language test.
IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration
If you are applying for a visa to move to or stay in the UK, you can choose one of the tests to prove your level of English.
IGCSE, O-level and A-level exams
Looking for information on IGCSEs/International GCSEs, O-Level, A-Level or AS-levels? School students, parents and private candidates can find out more about our school exams here.
Professional and university exams
We administer a large number of international professional exams on behalf of a variety of major UK examining bodies as well as UK universities.
From young learners to professionals, Cambridge English offers a wide range of exams aimed at opening doors to higher education and improving employment opportunities.
Aptis - Assess English Skills
Choose Aptis to assess more people more efficiently and raise international English language standards in your organisation.
Why take an exam with the British Council?
Find out why you should take an exam with the British Council in Sri Lanka.