ACBT Ielts

IELTS Testing

ACBT partners with British Council to deliver IELTS exams

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.

Test dates

* Dates refer to both Academic and General Training modules.


All testing is done at the ACBT Colleges in both Colombo and Kandy.

Registration for an IELTS test

To register for an IELTS test prospective applicants must follow the following procedures:

  • Your Valid Passport - No expired passport can be accepted;

  • The examination fee Rs. 21,200/= (cash, credit card (master, visa) + 3.2 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.

Further Information

For further information on sitting an IELTS test PHONE THE HOTLINE NOW?

Colombo - 0772 932174/0772932177

Kandy - 077 2273333

or email:

Further information can also be obtained by visiting

Preparation Courses

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.

Colombo –English Preparation course program 2016

Course Scheduled time Duration Course Fee
Diploma in PEP –Practical English Proficiency[3 months intensive English ) Weekday
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
9.00 am to 12.00 pm
10 January to 31 March 2016 Rs.40,000/=
ECP (Effective conversational Practice) Saturday 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Sunday 9.00am to 12.00 pm
29 October to 17 December 2016 Rs.25,000/=
TKT preparation course Thursday 2.30p.m. – 5.30p.m. 13th October – 15th December Rs.20,000/=
OET preparation course Friday and Saturday 5.00p.m. – 8.00p.m. 28th October – 4th November Rs.15,000/=
IELTS 30 Hour Monday – Wednesday- Friday
5.30 pm- 7.30 pm
03 October to 28 October 2016 Rs.20,000/=
Reading Wednesday and Friday 5.30 – 7.30pm 05 October to 28 October 2016 Rs.16,000/=
Writing Tuesday And Thursday 5.30 to 7.30 pm 04 October to 27 October 2016 Rs.16,000/=
IELTS 30 Hour ( Weekend) Saturday & Sunday 9.00 am – 12.00 noon 25 September to 22 October 2016 Rs.20,000/=
Saturday and Sunday
1.00 – 4.00 p.m.
08 October to 30 October 2016 Rs.20,000/=
IELTS 30 Hour (Speed course) Monday to Friday 9.00am to 12.00noon 03 October to 14 October 2016 Rs.20,000/=
Monday,Tuesday Wednesday,Thursday,Friday, 3.00pm- 6.00 pm 17 October To 28 October 2016 Rs.20,000/=
IELTS Exam Tips Workshop Sunday 9.00 am to 4.00 pm

( 10% off for Class Student)
18 September 2016

02 October 2016

23 October 2016
IELTS Mock Exams Sunday 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm 16 September 2016

09 October 2016

30 October 2016
ELTS Resource Room
Monday – Sunday 9.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.
Per Day Rs.500/=
Remark All Class students are eligible for A Free Mock Exam.

• IELTS 30 Hours- Free Mock test

• IELTS 15 Hours – Discount on Mock Exam

Contact: IELTS Exam Hotline: 0772932174 Madhu / 0770312374 Harshani
IELTS Course Hotline: 0773999594 Gayan
General English Hotline: 0772932177 NIcholeee
Manager English Department: 0773928783 Thilini

Kandy IELTS preparation / General English course schedule

Course Scheduled time Duration Course Fee
Diploma in English - Practical Reading and Writing 9.00am - 12.00pm 17th July, 2016 onward Rs. 10,000/=
Diploma in English - Practical Speaking and Listening 2.30pm - 5.30pm 24th August, 2016 onward Rs. 10,000/=
IELTS Sunday Course 9.00am - 4.00pm 5th June, 2016 onward

17th July, 2016 onward

21st August, 2016 onward

Course Rs. 20,000/=,
Workshops Rs. 8,000/=

Course + Workshops Rs. 25,000/=
IELTS Saturday Course 9.00am to 4.00pm 25th June, 2016 onward

30th July, 2016 onward

27th August, 2016 onward

Course Rs. 20,000/=,
Workshops Rs. 8,000/=

Course + Workshops Rs. 25,000/=
IELTS Weekday Course 9.00am to 12.00pm 27th June, 2016 onward

27th July, 2016 onward

19th August, 2016 onward

Course Rs. 20,000/=,
Workshops Rs. 8,000/=

Course + Workshops Rs. 25,000/=
IELTS Seminar 9.00am to 4.00pm 14th June, 2016

19th July, 2016

9th August, 2016

IELTS Workshops 9.00am to 4.00pm 15th and 16th June, 2016

20th and 21st July, 2016

10th and 11th August, 2016

Rs. 8,000/=

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 email: