IELTS Test Dates in Nigeria


Test Dates Status
May 12th , 2018 Open Register
May 19th, 2018 Open Register
May 24th, 2018 Open Register
June 2nd , 2018 Open Register
June 23rd, 2018 Open Register
June 30th  , 2018 Open Register
July 7th  , 2018 Open Register
July 21st  , 2018 Open Register
July 28th  , 2018 Open Register

Lagos, Port Harcourt, Benin City and Enugu

Test Dates Status
May 12th , 2018 Open Register
May 24th, 2018 Open Register
June 2nd , 2018 Open Register
June 23rd, 2018 Open Register
June 30th  , 2018 Open Register
July 7th  , 2018 Open Register
July 28th  , 2018 Open Register

IELTS Test Location in Nigeria

Lagos |Abuja | Benin |Ibadan |Port Harcourt | Abeokuta | Enugu

IELTS Registration Fees

We offer about the lowest fees in Nigeria, with lots of freebies like study materials, online tutorials, IELTS podcast, E- Books, and free counseling/guide on test preparations and study abroad. For more details about our fees and charges here 

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We provide a higher level of coaching at a very affordable price compared to other coaching centres in Nigeria. With the help of very competent instructors, unique learning methodology, best comprehensive training material and personal assistance, the students are able to achieve target scores required for admission purposes.

We also offer one on one classes with very flexible time to suit the schedule of students or text takers.

Lessons are presented in materials and content in engaging, easy-to-understand ways that meets the students’ needs as well as keep them motivated and on the right track to academic success, which is why our success rate so far has been over 90 percent.


'What is IELTS?

‘IELTS is the International English Language Testing System which tests English proficiency across the globe. Conducting one million tests globally, IELTS is the world’s most popular English testing system

'Which organisations accept IELTS?'

‘IELTS is accepted by more than 6000 organisations worldwide. These include universities, immigration departments, government agencies, professional bodies and multinational companies. ‘

'Who owns IELTS and who writes the test?

‘IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL). International teams of writers contribute to IELTS test materials. Ongoing research ensures that IELTS remains fair and unbiased. Test writers from different English-speaking countries develop IELTS content so it reflects real-life situations.’

'Why are there two versions of the test?'

IELTS has two versions – Academic and General Training. The Academic test is for those who want to study at a tertiary level in an English-speaking country. The General Training test is for those who want to do work experience or training programs, secondary school or migrate to an English-speaking country. All candidates take the same Listening and Speaking tests but different Reading and Writing tests.

'Which version should I do?'

Read the explanation of the Academic and General Training tests, then contact the organisation or institution to which you are applying to find out what it requires. Note that you must know which version to take when you complete the online application form.’

'What is the test format and how long will it take?'

IELTS has four parts – Listening (30 minutes), Reading (60 minutes), Writing (60 minutes) and Speaking (11–14 minutes). The total test time is 2 hours and 45 minutes. The Listening, Reading and Writing tests are done in one sitting. The Speaking test may be on the same day or up to seven days before or after the other tests.

'What help is available for disabled candidates?'

Test centres make every effort to cater for the special needs of disabled candidates. It is our aim for all candidates to be assessed fairly and objectively. If you have a special need, talk to your local test centre when registering. Centres may need three months to organise arrangements.’

'When can I take IELTS?'

IELTS is available on 48 fixed dates a year – up to four times a month, depending on local demand

'Is the IELTS test completed in one day?

The Listening, Reading and Writing components of the test are always completed immediately after each other and with no break. Depending on the test centre, the Speaking test may be taken up to 7 days either before or after the test date.’

'What can I bring into the examination room?'

Only pens, pencils and erasers. You must bring the passport/national identity card you used on the IELTS Application Form to the test. You must leave everything else outside the examination room. Mobile phones and pagers must be switched off and placed with personal belongings in the area designated by the supervisor. If you do not switch off your phone/pager or keep it on you, you will be disqualified.

'Which part do I take first?'

‘You do the Listening test first following by the Reading and Writing components of the test. Depending on the test centre, the Speaking test may be taken up to 7 days either before or after the test date.

'What kinds of accents can be heard in the Listening and Speaking tests?'

‘As IELTS is an international test, a variety of English accents are used in both of these tests

'Does the Listening tape provide instructions and pauses?'

‘Yes. At the beginning, you hear instructions and a sample question. Then you read section 1 questions, listen to section 1 and answer the questions.’

'Is there a similar period of 10 minutes in the Reading test to transfer answer?'

No. The Reading test is one hour, and you must write all your answers on the answer sheet in this time.’

'Can I use a pen for the Listening and Reading tests?'

‘No. You must do it in pencil. The answer sheet is scanned by a computer which cannot read pen.’

Can I make notes on the Listening and Reading question papers?'

‘Yes. The IELTS Examiner will not see your question paper.’

'What is the Speaking test?'

‘The Speaking test is a conversation with a certified IELTS Examiner. The Speaking test is made up of three sections. It is recorded on an audiocassette or a digital recorder. ‘

'What do I need for the Speaking test?'

‘You must bring the same identification documents you supplied on your IELTS Application Form and used for the rest of the test. Your ID will be checked before you enter the interview room.’

'How are the tests marked?'

‘IELTS uses a 9-band scoring system to measure and report test scores in a consistent manner. You receive individual band scores for Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking and an Overall Band Score on a band scale from one to nine.

'Who sets the ‘pass’ mark for the IELTS test?'

‘There is no pass or fail in IELTS. Scores are graded on the 9-band system. Each educational institution or organisation sets its own level of IELTS scores to meet its individual requirements

'When will I receive my test results?'

‘Your Test Report Form will be posted to you 13 days after your test date. Some test centres also provide SMS alerts and an Online Results Service. Keep your Test Report Form in a secure place as you only receive one copy.’

'What if I lose my Test Report Form?'

Test Report Forms are valid for two years. Copies cannot be sent to candidates but IELTS will forward a Test Report Form to your relevant institution or embassy. Up to five copies will be sent free of charge. Additional copies will incur a small administration charge. Talk to your test centre for further details.

'How soon can I re-sit the test?'

There is no limit on sitting the test. However, IELTS recommends you do additional study before taking the test again. Some test centres offer preparatory courses and language classes. You can also improve your skills by using the IELTS Official Practice Materials – ask for details.’

'What if I feel my test result is wrong?'

‘You can apply for an ‘enquiry on results’ procedure at your test centre within six weeks of the test date. You must pay an enquiry fee, which is fully refunded if your band score changes. Note that IELTS Examiners and markers follow strict assessment guidelines and are regularly monitored. The IELTS testing process has the highest quality control procedures.’

'What if I am delayed by circumstances beyond my control?'

The test centre may offer you a test on the next available test date.

How can I register for IELTS?

You can register for the IELTS test by filling out our form online here or you can visit our office at 2nd floor, Box office, Discovery Mall, Plot 215, Ademola Adetokunbo Crescent, Abuja. Call 09037000092 for more information

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

IELTSIELTS (International English Language Testing System) is intended to assess the Language ability of candidate who needs to study, work or migrate where English is the major Language of communication. This test is conducted to measure test takers’ ability of communicate in English throughout all four Language skills- SpeakingReading, Writing and Listening.

Educational institutions, professional bodies, Corporations and immigration departments now recognize IELTS in the UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA.

IELTS is available In over 1,100 countries worldwide. The two major types of test include:  general training and IELTS Academic. If you intend on going to English speaking countries for secondary education, training programs, work experience, etc it is required you take the test, especially those migrating to Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand.

The test is managed by three main institutions: The British council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations. There are two versions of the test: – Academic and General Modules. For those migrating to countries like Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom and sometimes experience in an English speaking country.

The IELTS is made up of the Academic module and the General Training Module. If you want to study abroad you will write the Academic Module. If you want to live, work or settle abroad, you will write the General Training Module.

Academic modules: There is one for individuals who are applying for higher education and general training or professional reasons.

General Modules: This is typically exam entry for those who are going to English-speaking countries for vocational or training programmes not at degree level, for secondary education, work experience and for migration.

The test is about two hours and forty five minutes. Registration for the IELTS® requires a valid international passport.




This section is about 11 to 14 minutes and it tests your fluency in speaking the English Language. It has 3 parts: you will have to appear for a personal interview about yourself in the first part, speak on a particular topic and mentioned points on the topic in the second part and also get involved in a discussion with the examiner in the third part based on the topic given in part 2.


This section is different from Academic IELTS and General Training IELTS. However, for both, in 60 minutes, you will be required to answer 40 questions- 20 minutes each.


This test is for 60 minutes and consists of 40 questions in each of the 4 sections. Each section has 1 long passage. Test taker has to read passages and answer questions that follow. Passages are designed for non-specialist audience, and descriptive in nature.


This is a 60 minutes test that has 3 sections of 40 questions. Each section has 2 to 3 passages, which are extracted from work place conditions, official documents, advertisements etc. Test takers have to read passages and answer questions.


This test is for 30 minutes and consists of 40 questions in each of the 4 sections. It tests the Listening abilities of the test takers.

Test taker is asked to listen to conversations topics, etc and answer the questions based on what was listened to. You have to complete certain summaries, sentences and answer short questions.


The IELTS doesn’t test your knowledge of English in as much as it tests your comprehension skills. It is more a test of your time management skills and your ability to comprehend in a short time frame. You have to complete two writing tasks in one hour. The writing section for Academic IELTS differs from the General.


There are two tasks and it is suggested that candidates spend about 2o minutes on task 1; which requires than to write at least 150 words for 40 minutes on Task 2-250 words.

The assessment of Task 2 carries more weight in marking than Task 1.

In task 1, candidates are asked to describe graphs, diagrams or certain processes given in their own words and in issue topic or argument. It is a formal style of writing.


This consist of 2 tasks and last for 60 minutes. In task 1 you have to write a letter on a situation and in task 2 you have to write an essay on an issue topic argument on their ability to engage in personal correspondence, elite and provide general factual information.


There is no pass or fail in IELTS. Candidates are graded on their performances in the test. Candidates receive scores on a band scale from 1 to 9 score is reported for each module of the test. The individual module score are more than averaged and rounded to produce on overall band score.

IELTS exam or IELTS test is one of the important tests every individual will have to take. A person hoping to school in international institutions for a course of his/her choosing, must take this test. Be it international management, arts, law, business administration, engineering, international law, computer engineering, programming etc. It is also important that one understands the test and how it should be written so one can get the required, or more preferably a very good and amazing score in your IELTS test.

One cannot be too confident when attempting an IELTS exam, however, by preparing well, studying, understanding the prerequisites and having the right knowledge and even equipping oneself with the right understanding, you can be rest assured of a good and better, outstanding performance in you IELTS test.

We can get you ready in various ways.

  1. Practice tests
  2. Lectures
  3. Practice books and tools
  4. Counselling


You get intensive lectures to prepare you for your test. The lectures can last for about one week to a month depending on your preferred learning plan.

For Free materials, Lectures, Counseling and more, click here to get started on your Registration.

You can also call our hot line on +234 903 700 0093 | +234 903 700 0092


To register online, it can be done anywhere in Nigeria. But for IELTS tests, and IELTS testing centers, there are specific locations in Lagos, Abuja, Benin, Ibadan, Port Harcourt and Enugu. Test centers vary. So you will need to check in with our help desk to find out the closest test center near you. It can vary from location, area and settlement. All you have to do is register or call us now!


You can complete you registration online. Please  contact our counselor for more information on how.

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Attach a scanned copy of your International Passport


Please note that a VALID international passport is required to sit for the exam.