A young woman sitting in a classroom taking an exam.
A young woman sitting in a classroom taking an exam. ©

British Council

IELTS test fee

The fee for sitting the IELTS test is P2625.00. 

Test dates and locations

The British Council offers IELTS tests in Botswana. All registrations and communication are handled by the British Council in Gaborone, Botswana.

We currently administer IELTS exams once every month throughout the year. We also offer a special session for Academic module between May and July.

Places are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, so we strongly recommend that you register online at least two months prior to the test date. Please note, once all the test places have been assigned and the session is full, the test will no longer appear on our online registration system.

You will receive an email one week before the test date confirming the venue for your test and the timetable.

Available test dates

The table below shows all available upcoming test dates. 

Registration deadlines are subject to availability. Please check for availability when you register online. 

For all applications and information requests, please contact the British Council Botswana.

Select a location below

Gaborone

Venue: British Council Botswana, PO BOX 439, n/a

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
19/01/2019 IELTS General Training 05/01/2019 Apply now
14/02/2019 IELTS Academic 31/01/2019 Apply now
14/02/2019 IELTS General Training 31/01/2019 Apply now
02/03/2019 IELTS Academic 16/02/2019 Apply now
02/03/2019 IELTS General Training 16/02/2019 Apply now
27/04/2019 IELTS Academic 13/04/2019 Apply now
27/04/2019 IELTS General Training 13/04/2019 Apply now
11/05/2019 IELTS Academic 27/04/2019 Apply now
11/05/2019 IELTS General Training 27/04/2019 Apply now
29/06/2019 IELTS Academic 15/06/2019 Apply now
29/06/2019 IELTS General Training 15/06/2019 Apply now
27/07/2019 IELTS Academic 13/07/2019 Apply now
27/07/2019 IELTS General Training 13/07/2019 Apply now
17/08/2019 IELTS Academic 03/08/2019 Apply now
17/08/2019 IELTS General Training 03/08/2019 Apply now
07/09/2019 IELTS Academic 24/08/2019 Apply now
07/09/2019 IELTS General Training 24/08/2019 Apply now
12/10/2019 IELTS Academic 28/09/2019 Apply now
12/10/2019 IELTS General Training 28/09/2019 Apply now
07/11/2019 IELTS Academic 24/10/2019 Apply now
07/11/2019 IELTS General Training 24/10/2019 Apply now
07/12/2019 IELTS Academic 23/11/2019 Apply now
07/12/2019 IELTS General Training 23/11/2019 Apply now

Venue details

The IELTS test takes place at: Botswana National Productivity Centre (BNPC) in Gaborone, Plot 21222/ 21254 Mobuto, Tlokweng Road Circle.

The exact information will be confirmed in the timetable you will receive by email approximately two weeks before the test.

How to get to your test venue

From University of Botswana roundabout towards Fairgrounds, pass the BHC flats on the left, turn left at News Cafe traffic lights, then take an immediate right. The BNPC is the second building on the right after News Cafe.

You can download the map below for the test venue location.