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IELTS information booklet

English for International Opportunity


www.britishcouncil.org/bangladesh

What is IELTS?

IELTS, the international English Language


Testing System, is designed to assess the
language ability of candidates who need to
study or work where English is the
language of communication

IELTS is jointly managed by University of


Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge
ESOL), British Council and IDP: IELTS
Australia. IELTS conforms to the highest
International Standards of language
assessment. It covers the four language
skills – Listening, Reading, Writing and
Speaking.

IELTS is recognised by Universities and


employers in many countries, including
Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and
the USA. It is also recognised by
professional bodies, immigration authorities
and other government agencies.

IELTS is not recommended for candidates


under the age of 16.
IELTS TL?
Details can be found at www.ielts.org.

IELTS Fr kNet„k- A≤JrjqJvjJu AÄKuv uqJÄèP~\


ßaKˆÄ KxPˆo- pJr mJÄuJ Igt hJÅzJ~” @∂\JtKfT AÄPr\L
nJwJ hãfJ Kjet~ k≠KfÇ Fr oJiqPo ßxAxm krLãJgtLPhr
AÄPr\L nJwJr hãfJ pJYJA TrJ y~ pJrJ KmKnjú AÄPr\L
nJwL ßhvèPuJPf kzJPvJjJ mJ TJ\ TrPf ßpPf YJjÇ

IELTS ACKjnJKxtKa Il ßToKms\ ESOLFéJKoPjvjx


(ßTomsL\ ESOL), KmsKav TJCK¿u FmÄ IDP: IELTS
IPˆsKu~J- TfítT PpRgnJPm kKrYJKuf y~Ç nJwJr hãfJ
pJYJA Fr ßãP© IELTS xPmJtó @∂\JtKfT oJjxŒjú
FTKa krLãJÇ nJwJr 4Ka hãfJ - ßvJjJ (Listening),
kzJ (Reading), ßuUJ (Writing) FmÄ muJ
(Speaking) - Fr I∂ntNÜÇ

IPˆsKu~J, TJjJcJ, KjCK\uqJ¥, pMÜrJ\q (UK) FmÄ


pMÜrJÓs (USA) xy kOKgmLr KmKnjú ßhPvr KmvõKmhqJu~xoNy
FmÄ YJTárLhJfJ TfítT IELTS ˝LTífÇ ßkvJ\LmL xÄVbj,
IKnmJxj Tfíkt ã FmÄ IjqJjq xrTJrL xÄ˙J ÆJrJS ˝LTífÇ

16 mZPrr jLPY IELTS krLãJ~ IÄv ßj~J pJ~ jJÇ


kNetJñ fPgqr \jq www.ielts.org SP~mxJAa ßhUMjÇ

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Which Module - Academic ßTJj& oKcCu - FTJPcKoT


or General Training? mJ ß\jJPru ßaAs KjÄ
pKh jJKxtÄ/ßoKcPTu TJCK¿u-F @Pmhj
If you are applying to nursing / medical councils TrPf YJj IgmJ ˚JfT mJ ˚JfPTJ•r kptJP~
or intending to study or train through the medium AÄPr\L oJiqPo kzJPvJjJ mJ k´Kvãe V´ye
of English at undergraduate or postgraduate TrPf YJj, fPm @kjJPT FTJPcKoT
level, you should take the Academic module. oKcCu KhPf yPmÇ
If you intend to go on to secondary education, to pKh @kKj oJiqKoT kptJP~r kzJPvJjJ mJ
undertake work experience or a training YJTárLPãP© IKnùfJ I\tj mJ ßTJj k´Kvãe
programme (not at degree level) or if you need to TotxNYLPf (KcV´L kptJP~r \jq IksPpJ\q)
take IELTS for immigration purposes, then you
IÄvV´yPer \jq ßpPf YJj IgmJ IKnmJxPjr
should take the General Training module.
CP¨Pvq IELTS Fr k´P~J\j y~ fPm
This information serves as a guide only. @kjJPT ß\jJPru PasAKjÄ oKcCu KhPf
Candidate should check with the receiving yPmÇ
organisations about entry requirements, before
deciding which module they need to take. FA fgq ÊiMoJ© xJiJre KjPhtvjJ KyPxPm
ßh~J yPuJÇ oKcCu kZª TrJr kNPmtA
krLãJgLtPT xÄKväÓ xÄ˙Jr nKftr k´JT-
PpJVqfJ xŒPTt ß\Pj ßj~J CKYfÇ

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IELTS Registration
Procedure
Requirements for IELTS Exam
Registration

You will need to fill up the Application form


and submit it to your nearest British Council
with the required documents as noted
below.

• Test fee
• Passport
• Copies of first 4 pages of passport
• 3 copies of recent coloured passport size
photos.

Test fee (This can be paid through Standard


Chartered Bank branches by completing a
British Council deposit slip or by pay order/
bank draft/ cash payable to “British Council”
at any British Council offices)

IELTS ßrK\Pˆv
s j k≠Kf
IELTS krLãJr ßrK\PˆsvPjr \jq k´P~J\jL~ Kmw~xoNy:

KjitJKrf @Pmhjk© kNrj TPr KjTa˙ KmsKav TJCK¿u IKlPx KjÕKuKUf


TJV\k© (cTáqPo≤) xy \oJ KhPf yPm:

• krLãJ Kl
• kJxPkJat
• kJxPkJPatr k´go 4 kOÔJr lPaJTKk
• 3 TKk xŒ´Kf ßfJuJ rKXj kJxPkJat @TJPrr ZKm

krLãJ Kl (ˆqJ¥Jct YJatJct mqJÄPTr ßp ßTJj vJUJ~ KmsKav TJCK¿Pur


KcPkJK\a Kxäk kNrj TPr IgmJ “KmsKav TJCK¿u” jJPo ßk-IctJr/mqJÄT
csJla/jVh IPgtr oJiqPo krLãJ Kl kKrPvJi TrJ pJPm)Ç

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IELTS Timetable
Candidates will be notified by an official
letter about venue details, speaking
schedule and other candidate instructions
well in advance. Information is also posted
outside our venues, on our website or sent
by SMS.

For Listening, Reading and Writing tests


12.15 pm Candidates arrive
12.30 pm ID check begins and door closes
1.00 pm Test begins
The late arrivals will be treated as ABSENT.
No one is allowed for the test after
12.30pm

For Speaking tests


IELTS krLãJr xo~xYN L
Speaking tests can be held one day before krLãJgLtPhr IKlKx~Ju KYKbr oJiqPo ßTªs xŒKTtf Kmmre,
the test date or on the day of test or within
¸LKTÄ ßaˆ Fr xo~ FmÄ krLãJgLt xÄâJ∂ IjqJjq fgq
seven days after the test date.
@PVA \JKjP~ ßh~J yPmÇ FxTu fgq @oJPhr ßTªsxoNPyr
Candidates must report to the exam venue mJAPr aJjJPjJ yPm, SP~m xJAPa ßh~J gJTPm IgmJ Fx Fo
at least 60 minutes before the start of the
interview. Candidates must bring their Fx TPr kJbJPjJ yPmÇ
passport for their speaking test.
KuxK& jÄ, rLKcÄ FmÄ rJAKaÄ ßaˆ
Candidates who do not receive the official
letter are requested to visit British Council
12.15 pm krLãJgLtPhr @Voj
Bangladesh web site 12.30 pm ID ßYKTÄ ÊÀ FmÄ hr\J mº TPr ßh~J yPmÇ
(www.britishcouncil.org/bangladesh) at least 01.00 pm krLãJ ÊÀÇ
3 days before the test date. ßhrLPf @xPu IjMkK˙f (ABSENT) irJ yPmÇ 12.30 pm
The speaking schedule is posted on our Fr kPr TJCPT krLãJ~ mxJr IjMoKf ßhS~J yPm jJÇ
website www.britishcouncil.org/bangladesh
and also displayed on the notice board ¸LKTÄ ßaˆ
outside the British Council, 5 Fuller Road ¸LKTÄ ßaˆ krLãJr @PVr Khj mJ krLãJr Khj IgmJ krLãJr
office 3 days before the test date.
7 KhPjr oPiq yPf kJPrÇ krLãJgtLPT ImvqA A≤JrKnC ÊÀ
yS~Jr 60 KoKja @PV krLãJ ßTPªs KrPkJat TrPf yPmÇ
¸LKTÄ ßaˆ-Fr \jq ImvqA kJxPkJat @jPf yPmÇ
IKlKx~Ju KYKb jJ ßkPu krLãJr TokPã 3 Khj @PV KmsKav
TJCK¿u mJÄuJPhv Fr SP~mxJAPa ßUJÅ\ ßjS~Jr IjMPrJi TrJ
yPò: www.britishcouncil.org/bangladesh
¸LKTÄ ßaˆ Fr xo~xNYL krLãJr Kfj Khj @PV @oJPhr
SP~mxJAPa (www.britishcouncil.org/ bangladesh)
PhS~J gJTPm FmÄ 5, láuJr ßrJPc ImK˙f KmsKav TJCK¿u
IKlPxr mJAPr ßjJKax ßmJPct aJPjJPjJ gJTPmÇ
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Special timetable for Hartals yrfJu Fr ßãP© KmPvw xo~xYN L


In case of hartals ending at 12.00 pm, yrfJPur ßãP© krLãJr \jq KmPvw xo~ KjitJre TrJ y~”
IELTS test will start at 1.00 pm 12.00 pm -F yrfJu ßvw yPu, 01.00 pm-F
In case of hartals ending at 02.00 pm, IELTS krLãJ ÊÀ yPmÇ
IELTS test will start at 3.00 pm
In case of hartals ending at 06.00 pm,
02.00 pm -F yrfJu ßvw yPu, 03.00 pm -F
IELTS test will start at 7.00 pm IELTS krLãJ ÊÀ yPmÇ
06.00 pm -F yrfJu ßvw yPu, 07.00 pm-F
On the day of the test
IELTS krLãJ ÊÀ yPmÇ
Candidates must bring the same passport which
was used at the time of exam registration. krLãJr KhPj TrjL~
Passports will be treated as Statement of Entry krLãJgLtPT ImvqA ßxA kJxPkJat KjP~ @xPf yPm, pJ krLãJr
(Admit Card) for the whole IETLS exam.
ßrK\PˆsvPjr xo~ mqmÂf yP~KZuÇ kJxPkJat xŒNet IELTS
Bring personal stationery including pencils, pens, krLãJr \jq ÈPˆaPo≤ Il FK≤s' (ksPmv k©) KyPxPm KmPmKYf
eraser, sharpener and a ruler.
yPmÇ KjP\r mqmyJPrr \jq ߈vjJrL hsmqJKh - ßpoj-PkjKxu,
Books, bags and mobile phones are not allowed Tuo, APr\Jr, vJktjJr FmÄ ÀuJr KjP~ @xPf yPmÇ
inside the exam hall.
krLãJr yPu mA, mqJV FmÄ ßoJmJAu ßlJj @jJ pJPm jJÇ

Results
Results will be despatched to the candidates’
mailing address within 14 days by courier.

If candidates wish to collect their results from


British Council, they must make a request in
advance and bring their original passport during
collection. ßr\Jfi
Candidates must not laminate their ‘result sheet’ as krLãJgLtr KbTJjJ~ TáKr~Jr xJKntPxr oJiqPo krLãJr kr 14
the lamination blocks some security features of KhPjr oPiq ßr\Jfi kJbJPjJ yPmÇ
the result sheet and may not be accepted by
some organisations.
KmsKav TJCK¿u ßgPT xrJxKr ßr\Jfi ßkPf YJAPu - @VJo
Results are not provided over the phone, by e-mail \JjJPf yPm FmÄ ßr\Jfi xÄV´Pyr xo~ oNu kJxPkJat @jPf yPmÇ
or on the website.
Pr\Jfi vLa& ßuKoPja TrJ pJPm jJ - TJre ßuKoPjvj-F KjrJk•J
If candidates wish to send results to academic xÄâJ∂ KTZM fgq mäT yP~ pJ~ FmÄ KTZM k´KfÔJj ßuKoPjPac&
institutions, government agencies, professional
bodies or employers they have to provide correct
ßr\JfivLa V´ye TPr jJÇ PaKuPlJj, A-PoAu mJ SP~mxJAa Fr
and accurate contact address of those respective oJiqPo ßr\Jfi \JjJPjJ y~ jJÇ
institutions and add their files / case number if PTJj KvãJ k´KfÔJj, xrTJrL xÄ˙J, ßkvJ\LmL xÄVbj mJ
known.
YJTárLhJfJr KjTa ßr\Jfi kJbJPf YJAPu xÄKväÓ k´KfÔJPjr xKbT
British Council will charge DHL fees for results sent S KjntNu ßpJVJPpJPVr KbTJjJ KhPf yPm FmÄ fJPhr lJAu/ßTAx
internationally but no charge for normal post.
j’r \JjJ gJTPu xÄpMÜ TrPf yPmÇ KmsKav TJCK¿u @∂\tJKfT
kptJP~ kJbJPjJ ßr\JPfir \jq DHL Kl YJ\t TrPm, KT∂á xJiJre
Kj~Kof ßkJPˆr \jq ßTJj YJ\t rJUPm jJÇ
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Recheck
Candidates may apply for an enquiry on
results and all recheck enquiries must be
made via the IELTS administrator and reach
British Council within four weeks of the issue
of the results.

A copy of the candidate’s TRF must also be


included for comparison of results.

The re-mark of the candidate’s work is done


by trained clerical markers and Cambridge
ESOL – appointed Senior Examiners
employed by British Council.

The fee of the re-mark needs to be paid in


advance to British Council. Enquiry fees will kjM ” KjrLãe
only be refunded if a result is changed to a
higher band score. krLãJgLtrJ fJPhr ßr\Jfi xŒPTt kNj” KjrLãJr \jq
@Pmhj TrPf kJrPmjÇ xTu kNj” KjrLãe xŒKTtf
British Council is notified of re-mark result
within 6 to 8 weeks after receipt of exam @Pmhj IELTS FqJcKoKjx&Pasar Fr oJiqPo TrPf yPm
materials. FmÄ ßr\Jfi k´TJPvr YJr x¬JPyr oPiqA fJ KmsKav
TJCK¿Pu ßkRÅZJPf yPmÇ

Pr\Jfi fáujJ TrJr \jq krLãJgtLr TRF Fr FTKa


TKk ImvqA xÄpMÜ TrPf yPmÇ krLãJgLtr C•rkP©
kNj” j’r k´hJj k´Kvãek´J¬ TîqJKrTJu j’r k´hJ~T FmÄ
ßTomsL\ ESOL TfítT KjP~JVk´J¬ S KmsKav TJCK¿u
KjP~JK\f KxKj~r krLãT ÆJrJ xŒJhj TrJ yPmÇ

kNj” KjrLãJr \jq KmsKav TJCK¿Pu IKV´o Kl k´hJj


TrPf yPmÇ ßr\Jfi Cófr mqJ¥ ßÛJr-F CjúLf yPuA
ÊiMoJ© kNj” KjrLãe Kl ßlrf ßhS~J yPmÇ krLãJ
xÄâJ∂ TJV\k© k´JK¬r kr 6 ßgPT 8 x¬JPyr oPiq
KmsKav TJCK¿u kMj” KjrLãeTíf ßr\Jfi \JjJPmÇ

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Cancellation / Refund of
test fee
If candidates wish to cancel registration within
five weeks before to the test date no refund will
be offered.

If Candidates wish to cancel registration five


weeks before the test date they will receive a
refund through bank transfer. Candidates must
include the original money receipt with the
ßaˆ Kl mJKfu/KrlJ¥
prescribed refund application form. However
the centre will deduct a nominal administrative krLãJr @PV kJÅY x¬JPyr oPiq ßrK\Pˆsvj mJKfu TrPu
charge. ßTJj KrlJ¥ kJS~J pJPm jJÇ pKh krLãJr kJÅY x¬Jy kNPmt
Candidates who seek to cancel their ßrK\Pˆsvj mJKfu TrJ y~ fPm krLãJgLt ÈmqJÄT asJ¿lJr' Fr
registration for serious illness, may get a refund oJiqPo KrlJ¥ kJPmÇ krLãJgLtPT ImvqA KjiJtKrf KrlJ¥
if they can satisfy the Administrator that their @PmhjkP©r xJPg oNu oJKj KrxLa& xÄpMÜ TrPf yPmÇ ßTªs
ability to sit the test has been affected. Serious k´vJxKjT Kl mJmh xJoJjq Igt ßTPa rJUPmÇ
causes include:
oJrJ®T IxM˙fJ\Kjf TJrPe ßpxm krLãJgLt fJPhr
• Serious illness –e.g. hospital admission or
serious injury (Does not include minor illness
ßrK\Pˆsvj mJKfu TrPf YJj- fJrJ ßaˆ Kl'r KTZM kJPxtP≤\
such as a mild cold) KrlJ¥ KyPxPm kJPmjÇ FPãP© FqJcKoKjxPasarPT ImvqA
x∂áÓ TrPf yPm ßp IxM˙fJ\Kjf TJrPeA fJrJ krLãJ~
• Loss or bereavement – death of a close IÄv KjPf kJPrjKjÇ oJrJ®T TJreèKu KjÕ„k”
family member
• oJrJ®T IxM˙fJ - ßpoj yJxkJfJPu nKft yS~J mJ
• Hardship/ trauma – victim of crime, victim of
a traffic accident oJrJ®T @yf yS~J (xJoJjq IxM˙fJ ßpoj bJ¥J uJVJ
AfqJKh Fr I∂ntNÜ j~)Ç
• Military service

No refund application is accepted after


• oOfáq\Kjf ßvJT - PTJj KjTa @®LP~r oOfáqÇ
three days of the test date.
• oJjKxT/vJrLKrT hMPntJV - IkrJi mJ xzT hMWtajJr
KvTJrÇ
• xJoKrT hJK~fô kJuPjr ßãP©Ç

krLãJr Kfj Khj kr PTJj KrlJ¥ @Pmhj VOyLf yPm jJÇ

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IELTS Test dates for 2006

Janary 2006 Saturday-07, AC only Saturday-14 AC only Saturday-21 AC & GT


DHK, CTG & SYL DHK & CTG DHK, CTG, SYL & KHU

February 2006 Saturday-11 AC & GT Saturday-18 AC only Saturday-25 AC & GT


DHK, CTG, SYL & KHU DHK & CTG DHK, CTG, SYL & RAJ

March 2006 Saturday-11 AC & GT Saturday-18 AC only Saturday-25 AC & GT


DHK, CTG & SYL DHK & CTG DHK, CTG & SYL

April 2006 Saturday-08 AC & GT Saturday-22 AC only Saturday-29 AC & GT


DHK, CTG & SYL DHK & CTG DHK, CTG, SYL & KHU

May 2006 Saturday-13, AC & GT Saturday-20 AC only Saturday-27 AC only


DHK, CTG & SYL DHK & CTG DHK, CTG & SYL

June 2006 Saturday-10 AC only Saturday-17 AC & GT Saturday-24 AC & GT


DHK, CTG & SYL DHK & CTG DHK, CTG & SYL

July 2006 Saturday-08 AC & GT Saturday-22 AC & GT Saturday-29 AC only


DHK, CTG & SYL DHK & CTG DHK, CTG & SYL

August 2006 Saturday-05 AC only Saturday-12 AC & GT Saturday-26 AC only


DHK, CTG & SYL DHK & CTG DHK, CTG & SYL

September 2006 Saturday-02 AC & GT Saturday-16 AC only Saturday-23 AC & GT


DHK, CTG & SYL DHK & CTG DHK, CTG & SYL

October 2006 Saturday-14 AC & GT Saturday-28 AC & GT


DHK, CTG & SYL DHK, CTG & SYL

November 2006 Saturday-04 AC & GT Saturday-18 AC only Saturday-25 AC only


DHK, CTG & SYL DHK & CTG DHK, CTG & SYL

December 2006 Saturday-02 AC only Saturday-09 AC & GT Thursday-14 AC only


DHK, CTG & SYL DHK & CTG DHK, CTG & SYL

December 2006 Saturday-16 AC & GT


DHK, CTG & SYL

CB IELTS Test dates for 2006


Friday-27/01/06 AC only Friday-03/03/06 AC only Friday-05/05/06 AC only
DHK DHK DHK
Dhaka 1 DHK Chittagong = CTG Sylhet = SYL
Rajshahi = RAJ Comilla = COM Khulna = KHU

Module: Academic = AC & General Training = GT

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What does British Council offer to support


IELTS candidates?

1. IELTS One - day workshops for Registered


Candidates
The workshops offer a 6 hour introduction to
the exam and will cover: KmKs av TJCK¿u IELTS xÄâJ∂ @r KT
Exam technique
Exam format
irPjr xKM miJ kh´ Jj TPr?
Exam tips
Exam practice 1. KjmºjTíf krLãJgLtPhr \jq IELTS Fr Ckr FTKhPjr
TotvJuJ
Date are available at the Exams Counter. FA TotvJuJ~ IELTS krLãJr KmKnjú Kmw~ KjP~ 6 W≤JmqJkL
kKrKYKfoNuT @PuJYjJ TrJ y~ FmÄ KjÕKuKUf Kmw~èKu Fr
2. Wireless headphone sound system for
I∂ntNÜ ”
listening tests
krLãJ k≠Kf
3. Specimen Materials krLãJr ire
Candidates may buy the Specimen Materials krLãJ xŒKTtf xy\ ßTRvu
from British Council for both Computer krLãJr IjMvLuj
based and pen and paper based. FéJKoPjvj TJC≤Jr ßgPT FA TotvJuJr fJKrU \JjJ pJPmÇ
IELTS Specimen Materials are sample
examination questions which can help you
predict your likely band score and provide 2. Kux&KjÄ ßaPˆr \jq rP~PZ S~qJrPux ßycPlJj xJC¥ KxPˆoÇ
test practice.
3. joMjJ ßoPaKr~Jux&
4. Preparation Classes krLãJgLtrJ TKŒCaJrKnK•T (CB) FmÄ KuKUf (Pen and
The preparation course is designed for the Paper-based) - Cn~ irPjr IELTS Fr \jq P¸KxPoj
candidates who wish study abroad or
ßoPaKr~Ju KTjPf kJPrjÇ
emigrate. British Council Teaching Centre
provides the training and skills necessary to IELTS P¸KxPoj ßoPaKr~Ju F krLãJr joMjJ k´vú gJPT pJ
get a good score in the IELTS exam. (General @kjJr x÷Jmq mqJ¥ ßÛJr xŒPTt iJreJ ßh~ FmÄ krLãJr
and Academic module) IjMvLuPj xyJ~fJ TPrÇ

Course Duration: 8 weeks 4. k´˜MKfoNuT TîJx


Course length : 48 hours
Pp xm krLãJgLt KmPhPv Có KvãJ mJ IKnmJxPjr CP¨Pvq
3 classes a week
ßpPf YJj fJPhr \jq k´˜MKfoNuT ßTJPxtr mqm˙J rP~PZÇ
Course details are available at Exams IELTS krLãJ~ nJu ßÛJr I\tPj KmsKav TJCK¿u KaKYÄ ßx≤Jr
Counter. k´P~J\jL~ k´Kvãe FmÄ hãfJ mqm˙J TPrÇ (ß\jJPru FmÄ
FTJPcKoT oKcCu)
PTJPxtr ßo~Jh ” 8 x¬Jy
PTJPxtr QhWtq ” 48 W≤J
k´Kf x¬JPy 3 Ka TîJv

FéJKoPjvj TJC≤Jr ßgPT FA ßTJxtèPuJ xŒPTt \JjJ pJPmÇ

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5. Self Study books 5. ßx‚ ˆJKc mAk©


If Candidates wish to do self study, they can be pKh ßTJj krLãJgLt KjP\ KjP\ kzPf YJj fPm KfKj KmsKav
a member of British Council Library and
following IELTS books are available in Library.
TJCK¿u uJAPmsrLr xhxq yPf kJPrjÇ uJAPmsrLPf IELTS
xÄâJ∂ KjPYr mA èKu kJS~J pJ~Ç

Title of IELTS Book


Title of IELTS Books Cassettes Book Number
IELTS Preparation and Practice (Academic) No 1
IELTS Preparation and Practice (General) No 2
Vocabulary for English for the IELTS Exams No 3
Check Your English Vocabulary for IELTS No 4
Passport to IELTS Yes 5
Cambridge Practice Tests for IELTS 1 Yes 6
Cambridge Practice Tests for IELTS 2 Yes 7
Cambridge Practice Tests for IELTS 3 Yes 8
Cambridge Practice Tests for IELTS 4 Yes 9
Practice Tests For IELTS No 10
IELTS to Success Yes 11
IELTS Foundation No 12
101 Helpful Hints for IELTS Yes 13
101 Helpful Hints for IELTS (General Training) No 14
202 Useful Exercise for IELTS Yes 15
202 Useful Exercise for IELTS Yes 16
Insight Into IELTS Yes 17
Insight Into IELTS Extra Yes 18
IELTS Strategies for Study Yes 19
A Book for IELTS Yes 20
Language Passport Yes 21
Prepare for IELTS (Academic) No 22
Prepare for IELTS (General) No 23
Prepare for IELTS Yes 24
IELTS Preparation and Practice No 25
IELTS Practice Now Yes 26
IELTS Practice Tests Plus Yes 27
How to Prepare for IELTS Yes 28
IELTS Speaking Preparation and Practice Yes 29
Focus on IELTS Yes 30
IELTS Practice Tests 1 Yes 31
Academic Writing Practice for IELTS No 32
IELTS Reading Tests No 33
IELTS on Track No 34
IELTS Test builder No 35
IELTS Practice Tests 2 No 36
Focusing on IELTS (Reading and Writing) No 37
Focusing on IELTS (Listening and Speaking) Yes 38
Step Up To IELTS Yes 39
Instant IELTS Yes 40
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special packages
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IELTS PmKxT (ÊiM krLãJ ßh~J pJPm)
IELTS Basic (Exam only)
IELTS Plus (Exam + one day IELTS käJx (krLãJ+FTKhPjr TotvJuJ mJ
workshop or Self Access Centre Px‚ FqJTPxx Px≤Jr (SAC)/uJAPmsrLr
(SAC) / Library membership) xhxqkh)
IELTS Premier (Exam + One day
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workshop + Self Access Centre (SAC)
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materials) xhxqkh+߸KxPoj ßoPaKruJ~x&)

Disclaimer
The British Council and the Examining
Boards take all reasonable steps to
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provide continuity of service. We feel
sure you will understand, however, that ßWJweJ
we cannot be held responsible for any
interruptions caused by circumstances
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beyond our control. If examinations or
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their results are disrupted, cancelled or
delayed, every effort will be made to
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resume normal service as soon as TKr - @kjJrJ FTof yPmj ßp, @oJPhr Kj~πPer
possible. British Council liability will be mJAPr PTJj kKrK˙Kfr \jq KmWú WaPu @orJ hJ~L
limited to the refund of the registration jAÇ pKh krLãJ mJ krLãJr luJlu mqJyf, mJKfu
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IELTS - from s j ßgPT ßr\J - IELTS


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• Come and see us in our offices in Dhaka, • dJTJ, Y¢V´Jo FmÄ KxPuPa ImK˙f @oJPhr
Chittagong or Sylhet (see back cover for IKlxèPuJPf ßpJVJPpJV TÀj (ßpJVJPpJPVr kNeJtñ
contact details) KmmrPer \jq ßvPwr k´òh ßhUMj)
• Give us a call
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• Send us an email A-ßoAu TÀj
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www.britishcouncil.org/bangladesh

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• Collect an application from your British xÄV´y TÀj IgmJ @oJPhr SP~mxJAa ßgPT
Council office, download it from our
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website (for some exams you can also YJaJtct mqJÄT ßgPTS @kKj @Pmhjk© xÄV´y
collect forms at Standard Chartered Bank) TrPf kJPrjÇ)
• Complete the form and attach necessary • @Pmhjk©Ka kNre TÀj FmÄ k´P~J\jL~ TJV\k©
paperwork (copies of first 4 pages of (ßpoj kJxPkJPatr k´go YJr kOÔJr lPaJTKk,
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passport size photograph, copy of FmÄ @kKj pKh kMjrJ~ krLãJ ßhj fPm kNmtmfLt
previous IELTS result if you are repeating) IELTS Fr ßr\J-Fr TKk) xÄpMÜ TÀjÇ
• Prepare the exam fee (we accept cash or • krLãJr Kl [@orJ jVh aJTJ mJ mqJÄT csJla
bank drafts (made payable to British (KmsKav TJCK¿u mrJmr k´hJjPpJVq) V´ye TKr]
Council) • @kjJr @Pmhjk©, oNu kJxPkJat, ZKm, Kl FmÄ
• Bring your form, original passport, IjqJjq TJV\k© \oJ Khj
photos. fees and paperwork to us

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Step 3: Confirmation
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• Examinations Services will send you all krLãJ xÄâJ∂ xTu fgq (krLãJ ßTªs xÄâJ∂
the details for your exam (venue details, kNetJñ Kmmre, ¸LKTÄ ßaˆ Fr xo~xNYL FmÄ
speaking schedule, candidate
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instructions, etc) well in advance.
Information is also posted outside our IV´Lo kJbJPmÇ Fxm fgq krLãJ ßTPªsr mJAPr
venues, on our website or sent by SMS aJjJPjJ y~ IgmJ SP~mxJAPa ßhS~J gJPT mJ vat
• Please let us know if you do not receive ßoPxK\Ä xJKntx (SMS) Fr oJiqPoS kJbJPjJ y~Ç
• k´JT-krLãJ xÄâJ∂ fgq jJ ßkPu @oJPhr xJPg
your pre-exam information
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Step 4: Preparation
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• We provide a wide variety of support for k´hJj TPr gJKTÇ Ppoj- IELTS Fr Ckr
candidates. For example, IELTS one day FTKhPjr TotvJuJ, uJAPmsrLr xhxqkh, joMjJ
workshops, library membership and ßoPaKr~Ju xrmrJy FmÄ KaKYÄ ßx≤JPr k´˜MKfoNuT
specimen materials, preparation courses ßTJxt TrJPjJ y~Ç
at our Teaching Centre
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• Check the IELTS website www.ietls.org ßhUMj
for further information • www.britishcouncil.org/bangladesh -FA
• Check out our website as well SP~mxJAPa ßUJÅ\ Kjj
www.britishcouncil.org/bangladesh

Step 5: On the day of the exam


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• Report to your venue at least 30 minutes • krLãJ ÊÀr I∂f 30KoKja @PV krLãJ ßTPªs
before the exam KrPkJat TÀj
• Make sure you bring your passport which • ImvqA @kjJr ßxA kJxPkJat @jPf yPm pJ
was used at the point of registration ßrK\PˆsvPjr xo~ mqmÂf yP~KZu
• Remember that you should bring your • Kj\˝ Tuo, ßkjKxu FmÄ IjqJjq ߈vjJrL xJPg
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own pens, pencils and other stationary
that you might need • oPj rJUPmj krLãJr yPu mqJV, ßoJmJAu ßlJj, mJ
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• Remember also that you are not allowed
to bring bags, mobile phones, or
food/drink into the exam hall

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Step 6: Results • krLãJr 14 KhPjr oPiq ßr\J k´TJv TrJ y~
• Results are published within 14 days of • @oJPhr IKlx ßgPT xrJxKr IgmJ TáKr~Jr
the test date xJKntPxr oPiqPo @kjJr ßr\J xÄV´y TrPf
• You can collect your results from our kJrPmj
offices or by courier

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Contact us
We have a number of centres in Bangladesh, offering you a place to learn
and study, take exams, access the internet for online information and
qualification, attend events and exhibitions, and receive advice on UK
culture and education.

British Council Dhaka


5 Fuller Road, Dhaka 1000

T: + 880 (0)2 861 8905-7


T: + 880 (0)2 861 8867-8
F: + 880 (0)2 861 3375

British Council Teaching Centre Dhanmondi


754b Satmasjid Road, Dhanmondi 1205

T: + 880 (0)2 911 6171


T: + 880 (0)2 911 6545
T: + 880 (0)2 9145557-8
F: + 880 (0)2 811 6554

British Council Chittagong


77/A East Nasirabad, Chittagong

T: + 880 (0) 31 657884-6


F: + 880 (0) 31 657881

British Council Project Office Sylhet


Al-Hamrah Shopping city (6th floor)
Zindabazar, Sylhet 3100

T: + 880 821 814925


F: + 880 812 814924

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