IELTS Test Centers and Exam Dates 2024 in Chennai

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Rahul Singha
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Updated on Mar 13, 2024 18:36 IST

In this article, we are going to be talking about the official IELTS exam centers in Chennai for test takers living in and around Chennai. Currently, there are two official IELTS IDP India test centres in Chennai and students are required to pay an IELTS exam fee of INR 17,000 to register for the exam.

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IELTS Exam Centers in Chennai: The International English Language Testing System or IELTS exam is a popular English language exam for candidates looking to study abroad. The capital of Tamil Nadu, Chennai boasts a high literacy rate among its large number of seasoned professionals in the city who are looking to pursue higher education abroad in various competitive fields such as banking, management, manufacturing, medicine, nursing, science and technology. Studying in USA is one of the most desirable destinations for students from the city looking to study abroad.

Official IELTS Exam Centers in Chennai

The IELTS test centers in Chennai are preferred by test takers living in and around Chennai. They are located in convenient spots and are managed by experienced IELTS representatives providing a seamless testing experience. The IELTS test centers in Chennai are located at

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1. Official IDP IELTS Test Center Chennai Egmore (IELTS IDP India)

IELTS Test Center Chennai Address: Address: Canberra House, Old Door No. 58, 97, Pantheon Rd, opposite to Govt. Museum, Egmore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600008

Operations Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 04:00 pm | Friday - Sunday: 08:30 am to 07:30 pm

Contact: 1800 102 4544

2. Official IDP IELTS Test Centre Chennai – Adyar (IELTS IDP India)

IELTS Test Center Chennai Address: Arihant E Park, 8th Floor Old Door No.53, New Door No.117, 1, Lattice Bridge Rd, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600020

Operations Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am - 04:00 pm | Friday - Sunday: 08:30 am to 07:30 pm

Contact: 1800 102 4544

IELTS Chennai Test Centre - Dates

In this section, we will be discussing the IELTS exam dates across IELTS Chennai test centres for both the IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training tests. Candidates should note that the IELTS exam is available in two formats to the candidates. The IELTS Academic is for candidates looking to pursue higher education abroad and is widely accepted in English-speaking countries as part of your application process. IELTS scores are also an important component in your student visa application process. The IELTS General Training Test is for candidates who are mostly looking for employment opportunities across English-speaking countries. 

The IELTS test is available to candidates in Chennai in the computer-delivered format and the IELTS paper-delivered format. Test-takers who opt for the IELTS computer-based test take the Listening, Writing, and Reading sections of the exam on a computer at an IDP-designated IELTS test center in Chennai. While test-takers who opt for the IELTS paper-based test in Chennai are required to take the Reading, Writing, and Listening sections on paper with a pen or pencil at an IELTS exam center in Chennai. The Speaking section for both formats of the test is conducted face-to-face with a professional IELTS examiner.  Read the Difference Between IELTS on computer vs IELTS on paper.

When we talk about the IELTS exam date availability, the IELTS test dates for the computer-delivered test are available seven days a week and up to 3 times a day to accommodate the large number of test takers looking to register for the IELTS exam. The IDP exam dates for the IELTS Paper-delivered test are available up to 4 times a month making a total of 48 fixed test dates in one calendar year. Candidates are required to visit the official IDP IELTS India website, select their preferred IELTS 2024 exam dates and go ahead with the IELTS registration process

IELTS Test Center Chennai and Chennai (Adyar) - Computer Based Exam Dates for IELTS Academic Exam

In this section, we are going to be talking about the IELTS computer based test dates across IELTS Test Center Chennai and Chennai (Adyar) regions for IELTS Academic Exam

Month

IELTS Exam Dates Chennai 2024

(Computer Based Test Dates - Academic)

Available Slots
March 2024 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31.  Slots Available: 09:00 am - 12:00 am / 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm / 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm
April 2024 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30. Slots Available: 09:00 am - 12:00 am / 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm / 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm
May 2024 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31. Slots Available: 09:00 am - 12:00 am / 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm / 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm

IELTS Exam Centers in Chennai and Chennai (Adyar) - Computer Based Exam Dates for IELTS General Training Exam 

In this section, we are going to be talking about the IELTS computer based test dates across IELTS Test Center Chennai and Chennai (Adyar) regions for the IELTS General Training Exam.

Month

IELTS Exam Dates Chennai 2024

(Computer Based Test Dates - General)

Available Slots
March 2024 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31.  Slots Available: 09:00 am - 12:00 am / 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm / 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm
April 2024 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30. Slots Available: 09:00 am - 12:00 am / 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm / 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm
May 2024 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31. Slots Available: 09:00 am - 12:00 am / 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm / 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Note: Dates marked in red are NO test dates. 

IELTS Test Center Chennai and Chennai (Adyar) - Paper Based Exam Dates for IELTS Academic Exam

In this section, we are going to be discussing paper-based test dates across the IELTS Test Center Chennai and Chennai (Adyar) regions for the IELTS Academic exam. 

Month

IELTS Exam Dates Chennai 2024

(Paper Based Test Dates - Academic)

Available Slots
March 2024 23, 30. Slot Available: 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
April 2024 06, 13, 18, 27. Slot Available: 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
May 2024 04, 09. Slot Available: 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm

IELTS Test Centers in Chennai and Chennai (Adyar) - Paper Based Exam Dates for IELTS General Training Exam 

In this section, we are going to be discussing paper based test dates across the IELTS Test Center Chennai and Chennai (Adyar) regions for the IELTS General Training exam. 

Month

IELTS Exam Dates Chennai 2024

(Paper Based Test Dates - General)

Available Slots
March 2024 23. Slot Available: 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
April 2024 06, 27. Slot Available: 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
May 09. Slot Available: 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm

IELTS Center in Chennai - IELTS Exam Fees

Candidates looking to take the IELTS exam in India are required to pay an IELTS exam fee of INR 17,000. Candidates should note that the IELTS exam fee of INR 17,000 is required for both the IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training tests and is the same for both the paper-based and computer-delivered tests. 

IELTS Exam Formats IELTS Exam Fee
Computer-delivered IELTS Academic & General Training INR 17,000
Pen and paper-based IELTS Academic & General Training INR 17,000

British Council IELTS Exam Centres in Chennai

Candidates should note that the British Council is no longer conducting IELTS tests in India. Similarly, the British Council IELTS exam centres in Chennai that were earlier conducting IELTS exams in Chennai have been delisted or converted into English language training spaces. Candidates looking for IELTS preparation material or the latest IELTS sample papers can visit our official website. Candidates looking to take the IELTS exam are required to book their IELTS test with the official IDP IELTS exam centers in Chennai for a smooth testing experience.

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