You can now take the IELTS test three times a month in Negombo! 

Choose your test format

We offer a range of convenient IELTS test dates in nine locations across Sri Lanka and the Maldives. All registrations are handled by the British Council in Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

We recommend that you book your place before the registration deadline. The table below shows the upcoming test dates in all cities and the registration deadline.

Find out more about paper-based and computer-delivered IELTS.

IELTS Test fee

The fee for an IELTS Academic or General Training test is LKR 30,200. Maldives Fee will be MVR 3500.

IELTS for UKVI and IELTS Life Skills fees

- IELTS for UKVI Academic or General training:
Sri Lanka: LKR 46,600;
Maldives: GBP 200

- IELTS Life Skills A1 or B1 
Sri Lanka: LKR 34,500;
Maldives: GBP 150

If you are applying for a visa to emigrate to the UK then you may need to apply for the IELTS for UKVI test 

Choose your test date