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IELTS IN QATAR

Registration details and exams dates HOW DO I REGISTER? To register, you need to download the IELTS application form. Print this off and complete in blue or black ink. You then need to bring this, in person, to our centre in Qatar, with two passport photographs without glasses. If you are a non Qatari please make sure to bring a valid original passport. If you are a Qatari National valid original ID/Passport is accepted. You must bring your original passport (valid until the test date), a copy of your passport, two recent (not more than 6 months) identical passport size photographs against a plain, clear background so that facial features (eyes, nose & mouth) are clearly distinguishable, head facing the camera with a neutral expression, eyes open and clearly visible (without spectacles), and a completed application form, signed by you. Please note:The background colour in the photograph and the colour of the clothes must not be the same. The face must not be covered. If there is a problem with scanning the photos, we may ask you to provide another photograph. WHEN CAN I TAKE THE TEST? You can take an IELTS test at our centre in Qatar. The exam starts at 0900. The Listening, Reading and Writing components of the test are conducted on the same day. The speaking test may be scheduled either on the test day or up to 7 days before or after the test date. IELTS TEST DATES 2012 Test Date Saturday 4 February 2012 Saturday 18 February 2012 Saturday 25 February 2012 Saturday 10 March 2012 Saturday 17 March 2012 Saturday 31 March 2012 Saturday 14 April 2012 Saturday 21 April 2012 Saturday 28 April 2012 Saturday 12 May 2012 Test Type Academic ONLY General and Academic Academic ONLY General and Academic Academic ONLY General and Academic Academic ONLY General and Academic Academic ONLY General and Academic Registration deadline 30 December 2011 13 January 2012 20 January 2012 3 February 2012 10 February 2012 24 February 2012 09 March 2012 16 March 2012 23 March 2012 06 April 2012

Saturday 19 May 2012 Saturday 26 May 2012 Saturday 09 June 2012 Saturday 16 June 2012 Saturday 30 June 2012 Saturday 07 July 2012 Thursday 12 July 2012 Saturday 21 July 2012 Saturday 28 July 2012 Saturday 04 August 2012 Saturday 11 August 2012 Saturday 25 August 2012 Saturday 15 September 2012 Saturday 22 September 2012 Saturday 13 October 2012 Saturday 20 October 2012 Saturday 27 October 2012 Saturday 03 November 2012 Saturday 17 November 2012 Saturday 24 November 2012 Saturday 01 December 2012 Saturday 08 December 2012 Saturday 15 December 2012

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WHERE CAN I REGISTER? You can register at our registration centre below: Qatar - Doha British Council 203 Al Sadd Street

Telephone Fax E-mail

PO Box 2992 Doha - Qatar Working Hours: Sunday - Wednesday 0800 - 2000 Thursday and Saturday 0800 - 1530 +974 44251888 +974 44423315 general.enquiries@qa.britishcouncil.org

WHAT ID DOCUMENTS ARE ACCEPTED ON REGISTRATION AND TEST DAYS? The following original, valid ID documents are accepted and a copy of the same must be attached to your application form on registration. The number of this document will appear on you Test Result Form (TRF).

Passport Qatari National ID card and a copy of your valid passport

Please note: Only the ID document whose copy is attached to the application form will be accepted on the test day. In certain cases, you may be asked for an additional Photo ID. HOW MUCH WILL THE TEST COST? The test fee is QR 850. (Please note that overseas candidates, who wish to pay by demand draft, must include a surcharge of QR 80). HOW DO I PREPARE FOR THE TEST? We can help you prepare for your test with an IELTS study pack, containing a CD-ROM, handbook and practice material book. You can also join one of our English courses or IELTS preparation courses to help you achieve the best results. CAN I RETAKE THE TEST? Yes, you can and the 90 days period does not apply. HOW DO I ACCESS MY RESULTS ONLINE? On the 13th day after your test, please log in to IELTS results page to access your results. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT IELTS You can find out more about IELTS test (levels, what the test includes) on our Middle East website. You can also e-mail our exams team or visit the main IELTS website. You can also download our frequently asked questions. WHO ACCEPTS IELTS? IELTS is the worlds proven test in English. Due to its high quality controls, IELTS is accepted by thousands of organisations in over 135 countries. Please click here to see the organisations that accept IELTS scores.