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IELTS (International English Language Testing System) us an English-language assessment system that has been specially designed for people who need to show their English Language proficiency certain special purposes. It is one of the examinations required for enrolment in secondary and tertiary education in the United Kingdom, the European Community, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and is accepted by various US universities (Harvard, UCLA Berkley, Yale and NYU, among others). It is also a mandatory requirement for immigration to Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

The examination was designed by the British Council, jointly with IELTS Australia and Cambridge ESOL.

IELTS is offered in two modules:
  • General Training: for secondary studies, attachments and for immigration to Australia and New Zealand.
  • Academic: for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in foreign universities.

The examination assesses the candidate’s linguistic proficiency in the four skills:

  • Listening (40 minutes)
  • Reading (1 hour)
  • Writing (1 hour)
  • Speaking, individual interview (10 to 15 minutes)

  • *This centre does not offer the IELTS UKVI or IELTS Life Skills exams yet. Information will be published when available.

Information and Registration

You may register personally or on line.


Monday to Friday 09.30 to 13.30, Santa Lucia 124, Santiago.

Forthcoming dates
  • 23 January 2016
  • 5 March 2016
  • 23 March 2016
  • 2 April 2016
  • 7 May (Academic) 2016
  • 4 June 2016
  • 25 June 2016
Registration Requirements
Special arrangements

If you need any special arrangement, please tell us when you register for the exam. All special arrangements requirements must be certified by a physician.


Results are available 13 calendar days after the date of the written examination.
You can check your results on line, but the Test Report Form (TRF) should be collected personally from Santa Lucía 124. Candidates from the regions will receive their TRP via courier.  You will only be issued one copy of the TRF.

If you wish to send your results to other institutions, please contact us. For further information on IELTS visit  http://takeielts.british council.org

Queries or Complaints

If you have any query or complaint on the exam day, please contact the supervisor who will inform you about the procedures to follow.

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