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 IELTS or ‘International English Language Testing System’ is one of the world’s leading tests of English for higher education, immigration and employment.

The IELTS examinations are well under way in its Fifth month for the year 2014. Candidates are currently preparing for the 17 May 2014 examination, we at EC Cape Town would like to wish them all the best of luck!

IELTS is an international examination that is run by British Council. The exam takes place once a month and is divided into two sections namely:

General Training:

For Immigration purposes.

Academic Training:

For University application purposes.

When registering for this exam please make sure that you as candidate are already aware of which exam you wish to take.

EC Cape Town is not only a Testing Centre for IELTS examinations; we also offer exclusive IELTS preparation courses that will improve your chances of getting the scores you require.


The IELTS examination dates are as follows:

17 May 2014

21 June 2014

19 July 2014

16 August 2014

20 September 2014

18 October 2014

22 November 2014

06 December 2014

Please note all exam dates are fixed and only takes place once a month. For more information please feel free to contact Rifqah Brenner at, or feel free to contact EC Cape Town.


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