The British Council in Sri Lanka offers IELTS tests in 8 locations: Colombo, Kandy, Negombo, Kurunegala, Galle, Jaffna, Matara and Batticoloa, with up to 25 test dates per month.

Find out which test is best for you, and choose between our paper-based and computer-delivered tests, which are both delivered in one of our official test centres.

We have resumed testing in Colombo and Kandy at the following centres with extra measures to ensure your safety.

  • British Council Colombo, 49 Alfred House Gardens, Colombo – 03
  • Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo – 07
  • Australian College of Business and Technology (ACBT), No 32 C, Dickman’s Road, Colombo – 05
  • Sinhaputhra Finance building - 4th Floor (Conference Hall), No 11, Hill Street, Kandy

 

IELTS test fees

Test type Fee Book
IELTS Academic and General Training - paper-based test

LKR 30,200

MVR 3,500 (Maldives)

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IELTS Academic and General Training - computer-delivered test

LKR 30,200

MVR 3,500 (Maldives)

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IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training) 

LKR 34,200

GBP 200 (Maldives)

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IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) 

LKR 23,300

GBP 150 (Maldives)

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