…effective from September 1, 2023
The British Council has revealed that test takers from Nigeria will need to pay N107,500 for their academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exams which will be effective from September 2023.
The Council revealed this information in a statement on Thursday which pertains to anyone aspiring to work or study in the United Kingdom regardless of their nationality where it is required to complete the IELTS exams as per UK regulations.
The current price stands between N80,000 and N90,000 in Nigeria.
What the statement reads
IELTS statement reads: “Dear valued Test Taker, we would like to inform you that effective from 1 September 2023, there will be a price increase for IELTS tests offered by the British Council.
“The new prices will be NGN 107,500 for IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training, NGN 116.000 for UK Visas and Immigration, and NGN 104,000 for Life Skills.
“The new prices are necessary to sustain the high-quality of standards for your testing experience.”
The council, however, explained that the increase was essential to maintain the exceptional standards of the testing experience.
IELTS is widely embraced globally by non-native English speakers and serves as evidence of their language proficiency.
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