Over 2 million people took exams with the British Council last year. We offer a wide range of exams, from English tests to school and business qualifications, in more than 90 countries worldwide. We connect people worldwide with learning opportunities and creative ideas from the academia and business world.
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IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most popular English language test. More than 2 million IELTS tests are taken each year.Register for IELTS now
IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration
If you are applying for a visa to move to, stay in or study in the UK, you can choose one of the tests to prove your level of English.
IGCSE/International GCSE and school exams
Looking for information on IGCSEs/International GCSEs, GCEs, A- or AS-levels? School students, parents and private candidates can find out more about our school exams here.
University and professional exams
British Council Zambia is an authorised examinations centre for a wide range of UK university and professional examinations.
Why take an exam with the British Council?
Last year, over two million people took exams with the British Council in more than 90 countries worldwide.
Commonwealth scholarships and fellowships
What support is available? The CSC makes available the following types of awards: • Scholarships for Master’s and PhD study at a UK university