BC launches New IELTS Testing Venue in Sahiwal

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Staff Reporter

The British Council (BC) in Pakistan has launched a new IELTS test centre in Sahiwal, Punjab, further expanding its national footprints. The centre opened its doors to the first test in January 2021.

With the opening of Sahiwal test centre, students from the city will now be able to take Paper-based IELTS easily relieving them of the need to travel to Lahore to take their test. Imtiaz Razvi, Country Examinations Manager at the British Council Pakistan said, “British Council creates life-changing opportunities through its examination and testing services as well as through its wide range of other activity and program work in Pakistan. The opening of this new test centre in Sahiwal, supports our objective ofmaking IELTS available, wherever possible, where and when candidates need it. We are proud to be providing this opportunity to the people of Sahiwal.

The launch of this test centre will also provide students with greater flexibility of when to take their IELTS test, with multiple test dates available to them” The newly opened test centre is fully compliant with all Covid-19 guidelines. The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We work with over 100 countries in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Last year we reached over 80 million people directly and 791 million people overall including online, broadcasts and publications.
We make a positive contribution to the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust. Founded in 1934 we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body. We receive a 15 per cent core funding grant from the UK government. britishcouncil.org