ACBT Ielts


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ACBT is currently the largest IELTS test facilitator in the island. This is in terms of being an examination venue, a registration center and a preparation course provider. The exams are paper based and are conducted thrice a month. Two hundred students can sit for the exam simultaneously with the available facilities.

2018-2019 IELTS Test Dates

Registrations for Colombo, Kandy and Galle branches happen on first come first served basis. Therefore, registration deadlines mentioned in the document are subject to change based on availability.

Test locations

All testing is done at the ACBT colleges in Colombo, Kandy and Galle.

Registration for an IELTS test

To register for an IELTS test, prospective applicants must produce the following:

  • A valid passport - No expired passport can be accepted
  • The examination fee Rs. 24,100/= (cash, credit card [master/visa] + 3% commission)

IELTS Results

Results for IELTS candidates are released on the 13th day after the examination. All Test Report Forms [TRFs] will be couriered to the postal address provided in the application.

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ACBT (Australian College of Business and Technology) - IELTS courses

IELTS Preparation (32hours)
Batch 1 Saturday & Sunday (Morning)
08.00am - 12.00pm
Rs.25, 000/=
Batch 2 Saturday & Sunday (afternoon)
01.00pm to 05.00pm
Rs.25, 000/=
Batch 3 Monday, Wednesday & Friday (evening)
04.30 pm to 08.30 pm
Rs.25, 000/=
Batch 4 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday &
Wednesday (morning) 08.00am - 12.00pm
Rs.25, 000/=
IELTS Advanced (16 hours)
Batch 5 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday &
Wednesday (evening) 04.30 pm to 08.30 pm
Rs.15, 000/=
Batch 6 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday &
Wednesday (afternoon) 12.15pm to 04.15pm
Rs.15, 000/=

Exam Tips Workshop

Exam Tips Workshop (one day) Sunday
9.00am to 4.00pm
10% off for course students

Mock Exam

Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking - LKR 6000
Speaking only - LKR 1200

Resource room

IELTS / General English Sunday
Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday
Thursday / Friday / Saturday
8.30 am to 12.00 pm - 1.00pm to 5.00pm
IELTS Rs.24,100/= (cash, credit card [master , visa ] + 3 commission)
  Saturday Thursday
July 7*, 21, 28*  
August 18*, 25 2*
September 8*, 15, 29*  
  Rs.24,100/= (cash, credit card [master , visa ] + 3 commission)
  Saturday Thursday
October 13*,20,27*  
November 10*,17 1*
December 1*, 8, 15*  

Asterisks refer to dates on which both Academic and General Training modules are offered. On other dates only the Academic module is available.

Candidates may register online on:

*select venue 2: Colombo - ACBT on the above page

or visit us in person for examination registration at :

ACBT, 442 Galle Road, Colombo 03.

Contact Hotline:

  • Inquiry and Enrollments - 112565511 / 0773000900/ 0772932177 (for Colombo), 812205800 (for Kandy), 91 2224535 (for Galle)
  • English Department (Colombo) - 0770312374 / 0773928783

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