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The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the most popular test taken to study, work, or migrate to English-speaking countries. Offering a wide range of IELTS test dates for both paper-based and IELTS on Computer options. It is conducted several times throughout the year, up to 3 times a day and 7 days a week for IELTS on Computer, 4 times a month, and 48 times a year for paper-based IELTS.

It is always a good idea to know the IELTS schedule in advance so that you to plan and prepare effectively. IELTS test centres are located in major cities across Sri Lanka to ensure you have more accessibility.

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Upcoming IELTS test dates 2024

With a wide range of IELTS test dates available throughout the year, you can find the perfect timing to align with your study plans and application deadlines. Check out the IELTS exam dates 2024 calendar to pick a date that best suits your goals and timelines.

IELTS exam dates June 2024

Format

Test Type

IELTS Test Date

Availability

IELTS on Paper

Academic

Sat, 1 Jun

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Academic and General Training

Sat, 8 Jun

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Academic

Thu, 13 Jun

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Academic and General Training

Sat, 22 Jun

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IELTS on Computer

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IELTS exam dates July 2024

Format

Test Type

IELTS Test Date

Availability

Paper-based IELTS

Academic and General Training

Sat, 6 Jul

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Academic

Thu, 11 Jul

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Academic

Sat, 20 Jul

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Academic and General Training

Sat, 27 Jul

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IELTS on Computer

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IELTS exam dates August 2024

Format

Test Type

IELTS Test Date

Availability

Paper-based IELTS

Academic

Sat, 3 Aug

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Academic and General Training

Thu, 8 Aug

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Academic

Sat, 17 Aug

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Academic and General Training

Sat, 24 Aug

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IELTS exam dates September 2024

Format

Test Type

IELTS Test Date

Availability

Paper-based IELTS

Academic

Sat, 7 Sep

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Academic and General Training

Sat, 14 Sep

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Academic

Thu, 19 Sep

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Academic and General Training

Sat, 28 Sep

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IELTS on Computer

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IELTS exam dates October 2024

Format

Test Type

IELTS Test Date

Availability

Paper-based IELTS

Academic and General Training

Sat, 5 Oct

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Academic

Thu, 10 Oct

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Academic

Sat, 19 Oct

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Academic and General Training

Sat, 26 Oct

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IELTS on Computer

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IELTS exam dates November 2024

Format

Test Type

IELTS Test Date

Availability

Paper-based IELTS

Academic

Sat, 2 Nov

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Academic

Thu, 7 Nov

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Academic and General Training

Sat, 16 Nov

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Academic

Sat, 23 Nov

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Academic and General Training

Sat, 30 Nov

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IELTS exam dates December 2024

Format

Test Type

IELTS Test Date

Availability

Paper-based IELTS

Academic

Thu, 5 Dec

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Academic and General Training

Sat, 7 Dec

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Academic and General Training

Sat, 14 Dec

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Academic

Sat, 21 Dec

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Note: Please visit the official IELTS website to explore more IELTS test dates in 2024 for IELTS on Computer and IELTS on Paper .

How much is the IELTS test fee?

Here are the IELTS exam fees for the different modules of the IELTS test in Sri Lanka.

Test module

Test fee (LKR)

IELTS on Computer

55,000

IELTS on Paper

60,000

IELTS on Computer for UKVI

64,000

IELTS on Paper for UKVI

69,000

Life Skill

50,000

How to make payment for the IELTS test?

To pay your IELTS exam fee, you need a credit or debit card (like VISA or MasterCard) to pay online, or you can pay with cash at the nearest IDP office. Also, you must upload a clear, coloured scan of your passport (it should be smaller than 1.5MB) to finish the process.

IELTS test booking confirmation

You need to complete your payment within two days, or your booking will be put on hold. Once the payment is received, you will receive an email receipt confirming it. You'll also get another email 5 to 7 days before your IELTS test with all the details like your IELTS exam schedule, date, time, place, and candidate number.

For your Speaking Test, you'll get the details by email 2 days before it's scheduled. Your Speaking test might happen before or after the other sections (Listening, Reading, and Writing), depending on where you are. Make sure your email doesn't block messages from IDP IELTS and check your spam or junk folder if you can't find any emails.

Where to take IELTS in Sri Lanka?

Below are some of the IELTS test locations in Sri Lanka for you to choose your preferred test date.

Test centres offering IELTS on Paper and IELTS on Computer:

Colombo, Battaramulla, Malabe, Kalubowila, Kandy, Kurunegala, Galle, Matara, Jaffna, Trincomalee, and Batticaloa, and Kandy.

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Want to live, work or study in the UK?

If you're applying for a visa to work or study in the UK, you might have to take the IELTS for the UK or UKVI IELTS for visas and immigration or the IELTS Life Skills test in certain situations.

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