The ACBT IELTS Centre is only one of two test centres in Sri Lanka.
IELTS has cemented its position as the world's most popular high stakes English language test
with latest figures revealing a record 1.5 million tests were taken around the world in 2010.
IELTS measures ability to communicate in English across all four language skills - listening, reading, writing and speaking - for people who intend to study or work where English is the language of communication.
Since 1989, IELTS has been proven and trusted worldwide to provide a secure, global, authentic and customer-focused test which measures true to life ability to communicate in English. More than 6,000 education institutions, faculties, government agencies and professional organisations around the world recognise IELTS scores as a trusted and valid indicator of ability to communicate in English.
* Dates refer to both Academic and General Training modules.
All testing is done at the ACBT Colleges in both Colombo and Kandy.
To register for an IELTS test prospective applicants must follow the following procedures:
The current IELTS test fee is Rs 18,000/=. This fee is reviewed annually and is subject to change.
Results for IELTS candidates are released on the 13th day after the examination. You can collect your results in the following ways:
From ACBT - 10.00 am onwards. You can collect your results in person. Please ensure you bring your passport and your IELTS confirmation letter. You may also send a representative to collect the results. If you choose this option please give the representative a Letter of Authority which includes all the necessary information.
Courier - please contact the IELTS Office for information on this option.
SMS - please contact the IELTS Office for information on this option.
Via the Internet - go to http://acbt.lk/ielts/.
For further information on sitting an IELTS test PHONE THE HOTLINE NOW
Colombo - 0772 932174
Kandy - 077 2273333
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Further information can also be obtained by visiting http://www.ielts.org.
ACBT conducts IELTS preparation classes including IELTS Speed courses to assist prospective candidates in sitting their IELTS examination. The courses cover all four components of the IELTS test - Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing. Applicants can choose a 30 hour class, a 15 hour class or a speed course dependent upon their English language ability.
|Course||Scheduled Time||Duration||Course Fee|
|Diploma in PEP -Practical English Proficiency[3 months intensive English]||Saturday and Sunday 9.30a.m.-4.00p.m.||24th January-12th April||Rs.40,000/=[3 installments]|
|Certificate in ECP - Effective Conversational Practice (2 months)||Monday and Wednesday 9.00 am to 12.00 noon
Saturday and Sunday
9.00 - 12.00 pm
| 15th December to 23rd February 2015
13 December to 15 February 2015
|BEC - Business English Competency [1 month speed course]|| Saturday and Sunday 1.00 pm- 04.00 pm
Tuesday and Thursday
5.30 pm to 7.30 pm
|15 November to 11 January 2015
17 January to 22 march 2015
06 January to 17 March 2015
|IELTS 30 Hour||Monday - Wednesday - Friday
5.30 pm - 7.30 pm
|26th January to 27th February
23rd February to 27 March 2015
|IELTS 30 Hour
|Saturday & Sunday
9.00 am - 12.00 noon
| 17 January to 21 February 2015
21February to 22 March 2015
|Saturday and Sunday
1.30pm - 4.30pm
|17 January to 21 February 2015
25 January to 28 February 2015
28 February to 29 March 2015
|IELTS 30 Hour
|Monday to Friday
9.00am to 12.00 noon
|05 January to 16 January 2015
19 January to 30 January 2015
02 February to 13 February 2015
16 February to 27 February 2015
|IELTS 15 Hour
|Monday,Tuesday Wednesday,Thursday,Friday 4.00 pm - 7.00 pm||05 January to 09 January 2015
12 January to 16 January 2015
19 January to 23 January 2015
2 February to 06 February 2015
23 February to 27 February 2015
|Free workshop on HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SPEAKING||Sunday 9.00 to 12.00 pm||18 January 2015||FREE|
|IELTS Exam Tips Workshop||Sunday 9.00 am to 4.00 pm||11th January 2015
15th February 2015
|IELTS Mock Exams|| Sunday 9.30a.m.-12.30p.m.
||18th January 2015
08th February 2015
|IELTS Resource Room||Saturday and Sunday 9.00 am to 04.00 pm
Monday and Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 9.00 am to 1.00pm
Thursday and Friday 9.00 am to 05.00 pm
|Per Day||Rs. 500/=|
|Remark||All Class students are eligible for A Free Mock Exam.
|Contact:||IELTS Exam Hotline : 0772932174 Saliya
IELTS Course Hotline : 0772932177 Thisara
General English Hotline : 0773999534 Kishani
Manager English Department :0773928783 Thilini
|Courses||Scheduled Time||Duration||Course Fees|
|General English Level 01||2.30pm - 5.30pm||22nd August - 07th December 2015||Rs. 13,000/=|
|General English Level 02||2.30pm - 5.30pm||19th August - 25th November 2015||Rs. 16,000/=|
|Diploma English||9.00 to 12.00||14th July - 30 September 2015||Rs. 25,000/=|
IELTS 30 hour (Normal)
|9.00 to 12.00||20th July - 14th September 2015
09th August - 11th October 2015
|1.00pm to 4.00pm||23rd August - 25th October 2015||Rs. 18,000|
|IELTS 30 hour ( speed)
|2.30pm to 5.30pm||09th July - 31st July 2015
07th August - 01st September 2015
16th September - 14th October 2015
|IELTS Special Workshops||All workshops are held at: 9.00 to 5.00||28, 29, 30 July 2015
02, 03, 04 September 2015
13, 14, 15 October 2015
17, 18, 19 November 2015
08, 09, 10 Dec 2015
Note: Programs updated regularly
All IELTS classes & workshops are held in Block B, ACBT.
All students registered for IELTS preparation courses have access to the Resource Room where a full time IELTS lecturer is available to assist students on an individual basis.
For further information on IELTS Preparation courses, IELTS Workshop and General English classes please contact our IELTS Hotline - 0772932177 and General English Hotline - 0773999594 or e-mail Thissara.email@example.com.