IELTS Exam Dates 2023 in India - Edvoy.com

Updated on: Dec 7, 2022
Share

In India, the IELTS test is conducted by the IDP and the British Council.

According to the exam schedule, there are 36-48 IELTS test dates in a year. This equals about 3-4 a month

This gives you plenty of choices to choose when it works for you.

But the IELTS test centres offer slots on a first-come, first-serve basis. It is best to book the IELTS exam as early as possible.

Let us look at the IELTS exam dates in India for the upcoming months.

Exam dates for the IELTS test in India 2023

January test dates

Test dayTest dateTest type
Saturday7 January 2023Academic and General Training
Saturday14 January 2023Academic only
Thursday19 January 2023Academic and General Training
Saturday28 January 2023Academic only

February test dates

Test dayTest dateTest type
Saturday4 February 2023Academic only
Saturday11 February 2023Academic and General Training
Thursday16 February 2023Academic only
Saturday25 February 2023Academic and General Training

March test dates

Test dayTest dateTest type
Thursday2 March 2023Academic only
Saturday11 March 2023Academic and General Training
Saturday18 March 2023Academic only
Saturday25 March 2023Academic and General Training

April test dates

Test dayTest dateTest type
Saturday1 April 2023Academic and General Training
Saturday15 April 2023Academic only
Thursday20 April 2023Academic only
Saturday29 April 2023Academic and General Training

May test dates

Test dayTest dateTest type
Saturday6 May 2023Academic only
Thursday11 May 2023Academic and General Training
Saturday20 May 2023Academic only
Saturday27 May 2023Academic and General Training

June test dates

Test dayTest dateTest type
Saturday3 June 2023Academic only
Saturday10 June 2023Academic and General Training
Thursday15 June 2023Academic only
Saturday24 June 2023Academic and General Training

July test dates

Test dayTest dateTest type
Thursday6 July 2023Academic only
Saturday15 July 2023Academic only
Saturday22 July 2023Academic and General Training
Saturday29 July 2023Academic and General Training

August test dates

Test dayTest dateTest type
Saturday5 August 2023Academic only
Thursday10 August 2023Academic and General Training
Saturday19 August 2023Academic only
Saturday26 August 2023Academic and General Training

September test dates

Test dayTest dateTest type
Saturday2 September 2023Academic only
Saturday9 September 2023Academic and General Training
Thursday14 September 2023Academic only
Saturday23 September 2023Academic and General Training

October test dates

Test dayTest dateTest type
Saturday7 October 2023Academic and General Training
Thursday12 October 2023Academic only
Saturday21 October 2023Academic only
Saturday28 October 2023Academic and General Training

November test dates

Test dayTest dateTest type
Saturday4 November 2023Academic only
Thursday9 November 2023Academic and General Training
Saturday18 November 2023Academic only
Saturday25 November 2023Academic and General Training

December test dates

Test dayTest dateTest type
Saturday2 December 2023Academic and General Training
Thursday7 December 2023Academic only
Saturday9 December 2023Academic only
Saturday16 December 2023Academic and General Training

Computer-delivered IELTS centers available cities

For computer-delivered IELTS, you can book your exam dates in the following cities,

  • Ahmedabad
  • Amritsar
  • Bathinda
  • Bengaluru
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Gurugram
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Jalandhar
  • Kochi
  • Ludhiana
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • Noida
  • Pune
  • Surat
  • Thane
  • Vadodara
  • Vijayawada

For paper-based IELTS, look out for the test centres in the listed cities of India.

edvoy IELTS free class

Steps to book IELTS exam dates and location

Here's how you can find the IELTS test dates in 2022 and book your preferred test centre:

  • Visit the British council official website or IDP IELTS India (Indian candidates) and click on “Register for IELTS”.
  • Click on the find test date and select the month and city.
  • You'll be redirected to the check test availability page of the IELTS section.
  • Lastly, select your preferred test date and finally click apply.

How to find the IELTS exam dates 2023

In India, the IELTS Academic and General Training exams are conducted by IDP IELTS India across major cities. Hence, students can choose the city where they want to attend the test on their preferred date and time slot. You can select any dates mentioned above to take the test and book a slot on their official website.

IDP IELTS exam dates for the computer-delivered test 2023

Due to the high demand for travelling to study abroad, the IDP IELTS (computer-delivered test) exam dates generally fall between July and August.

The body conducts the test during these months in the tier-1 cities of India (cities where the test falls on the earliest dates). For paper-based IELTS, check out the dates on the IELTS official website.

British council exam dates 2023

The British council is another body that conducts the IELTS exam in many countries. They conduct computer-delivered IELTS exams between July and August. If you want to take the paper-based mode, check out their official website and book the date and time slot of your choice.

What happens if you reschedule your exam dates

While rescheduling or cancelling your exam dates via email or in person, you'll receive 25% of the administrative fee of the exam as a refund if you cancel 5 weeks before the stated exam date.

No refund is awarded if you are absent from the test or cancel after 5 weeks.

FAQs: IELTS exam dates 2023

1. When will the IELTS exam start in 2023?

The first IELTS exam started on 7 January 2023 (Saturday). There are 48 slots available for you to take the test in a year.

2. Is IELTS valid for 3 years?

The IELTS exam result is valid for 2 years from the exam date.

3. How much does an IELTS test cost in India?

The IELTS computer-delivered and the paper-based test fees are Rs. 15,500. For the IELTS UKVI exam, the test fee is Rs.15,750.

edvoy IELTS free class

Please select
Please select
Please select

    Related Exams

    Resources related to IELTS