An Ultimate Guide for IELTS Fee in Pakistan 2022

Many people in this world have to travel to developed countries for educational or professional reasons. While some go for migration but all of them require one thing besides finances and documentation. That thing is an English language test so they can’t face communication problems in these countries because of their native language rules. While IELTS is an internationally recognised English language assessment body to test the English communication skills of applicants. Here is all you can read about the IELTS fee in Pakistan if you are applying from this country. Also, have a look at TDF Science Museum for mesmerising adventures.

What is IELTS?

What is IELTS?
Without passing the IELTS test, one can’t qualify to travel to a country whose first language is English. 

To remove the barrier of language, a language fluency test is required for everyone who wishes to visit countries, where English is a native language. This language fluency test is conducted by IELTS (International English Language Testing System) all over the world. Moreover, countries, where it is mandatory, are the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Its grading scale is from 1 to 9, and an applicant has to excel to clear the IELTS test. Furthermore, it includes listening, reading, writing, and speaking parts to analyse an applicant’s English language thoroughly. Normally, people visit foreign countries for a long stay for purposes like study, work, and migration.

How to do IELTS Preparation in Pakistan?

How to do IELTS Preparation in Pakistan?
Your grammatical skills play a vital role in the IELTS test and you may prepare for it via any institute or self-study.

There are various ways of IELTS Pakistan preparation, where You may take preparation classes from local institutes in your city. Moreover, you may find a list of institutes in the partnership programs of the British Council Pakistan and AEO Pakistan on their websites.

Besides, you may go for the self-preparation method, if you have enough academic experience to learn English without any teacher. For instance, you may learn from BBC Learning English’s website with detailed rules of grammar and English accent. 

IELTS Registration in Pakistan

Here comes the registration part, which is IELTS registration in Pakistan. You can choose an online or offline method. Moreover, there are three institutes all over Pakistan, which are British Council Pakistan, AEO Pakistan, and IDP Education Pakistan. However, the first two institutes are very common for IELTS tests. In addition, applicants can send their applications via mail or courier service

You can visit any of their websites to register, where you will have multiple options for tests. For instance, IELTS, IELTS for UK Visa and Immigration, and IELTS life skills. Where IELTS academic and IELTS general training tests are for students and non-students (immigrants and workers) respectively. Now you will know about the IELTS fee in Pakistan below.

IELTS Fee in Pakistan 2022

IELTS Fee in Pakistan 2022
You can choose any of the multiple modes of payment for the IELTS fee in Pakistan.

Let’s discuss the IELTS exam fee in Pakistan which updates almost every year and this year it is ranging between Rs. 29,000 and Rs. 43,000 according to test types. Furthermore, each test has limited locations all over the country, which you may see with each fee. However, the IELTS fee in Pakistan varies according to each city.

Test Fees of the British Council Pakistan

Test Fees of the British Council Pakistan
(Image credit: Official Facebook page of British Council Pakistan)

If we discuss the test fee of IELTS British Council Pakistan, there are multiple categories as per the requirements. Here, you may either take an on-paper test or you can take an on-computer test. Moreover, you may find all the centres in each city on its website and select whichever is near to you. Have a look at the IELTS fee in Pakistan below.

IELTS General (On Paper Test)

Rs. 43,260 (Islamabad, Lahore, Faisalabad, Multan, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Sialkot, Jhelum, Bahawalpur, Mandi Bahauddin, and Gujrat)

Rs. 42,180 (Karachi and Hyderabad)

Rs. 37,500 (Peshawar, Quetta, Abbottabad, and Mirpur)

IELTS General (On Computer Test) 

Rs. 41,760 (Islamabad, Lahore, Faisalabad, and Peshawar)

Rs. 40,680 (Karachi and Sukkur)

Rs. 36,000 (Quetta)

UK Visa & Immigration (On Paper Test) 

Rs. 39,300 (Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi)

UK Visa & Immigration (on-computer test)

Rs. 37,800 (Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi)

British Council IELTS Life Skills

Rs. 29,320 (Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, and Mirpur)

Test Fees of AEO Pakistan

Test Fees of AEO Pakistan
(Image credit: Official Facebook page of AEO Pakistan).

Another option is AEO Pakistan where you may pay an IELTS fee in Pakistan with the same criteria of registration and test. Likewise, its fee structure is almost the same as the above one with a slight difference.

IELTS General

Rs. 40,680 (Karachi and Hyderabad)

Rs. 36,000 (Peshawar, Quetta, Abbottabad, and Mirpur)

Rs. 41,760 (Islamabad, Lahore, Faisalabad, Multan, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Sialkot, Mandi Bahauddin, and Gujrat)

UK Visa & Immigration

Rs. 37,800 (For every city)

IELTS Life Skills

Rs. 29,320 (For every city)

Fee Payment Methods

  • Pay its fees via IBFT, bank draft/pay order, credit card, ATM, and also cash in the authorized bank with British Council Pakistan or AEO Pakistan.
  • You need to select Standard Chartered Bank or Muslim Commercial Bank for British Council Pakistan, while HBL is for AEO Pakistan.
  • If you chose to pay via bank draft, make sure you write the complete name of either institute, AEO Pakistan or British Council Pakistan.
  • The credit card method is not applicable for AEO Pakistan’s IELTS UKVI and life skills test.
  • Cheques are not acceptable.


  • Anyone can apply for this test.
  • Applicants of age below 16 are not recommended for the IELTS test.


  1. Applicants need to provide proof of their identity through a National Identity Card or passport. Moreover, they will have to show this card at the time of the IELTS test. 
  2. Booking reference.
  3. Copy of the email received from the institution.

Important Note: Make sure to follow the deadlines, at least 5 days before the test.


You may visit the official websites of both institutes for updated IELTS fees in Pakistan because they may update according to variations in economic conditions. Also, you may further look for additional information about rules and regulations or even documents, which may be updated in future.

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