IELTS Test Center

GMU is now an official IELTS Registration center in partnership with British Council.

IELTS is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test with two million tests taken in the last year. Taking IELTS opens doors – it can help you live, study and work in 135 countries around the world. More than 10,000 organizations worldwide accept IELTS, including government, academic and employment institutions- including over 3,000 institutions in the USA. In fact, IELTS is the only English language test accepted for immigration purposes by all countries that require one. IELTS is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who want to work or study in countries where English is the language of communication.

Test Format

IELTS has four modules – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. The total test time is 2 hours and 45 minutes. The Listening, Reading and Writing tests are done in one sitting. The Speaking test may be on the same day or up to seven days before or after the other tests. You will be advised of the time for your speaking interview when you apply.


For registration, contact Admissions Department
Tel: +971 6 7431333, Fax: +971 6 7431222.

Required Identification:

On the day of the test, students must present their original, valid and signed passport; or UAE National ID for identification purposes only.

Please note that you will NOT be allowed to enter exam hall without the original ID that you used during your registration

How to Prepare:

The road to IELTS is a popular online self-study resource for Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking test practice. Written by the British Council for its IELTS students, Road to IELTS includes:
•practice materials
•timed tests
•online scoring
•self-assessment tools so that you can measure your progress.

You can try British Council’s Road to IELTS resources with 10 hours of free study right now with no prior registration.

When you register for an IELTS test with British Council you’ll be free to enjoy a further 20 hours of access to the learning materials.

You can also visit [Link] to access to more British Council IELTS preparation materials.

Test Fees: AED 1,092/-

IELTS results online:

You’ll be able to preview your results online (, 13 days after the main test day.

IELTS additional Test Report Forms:

Students can order for additional original copies (up to a maximum of five) of test report forms to be posted to receiving institutions. If you would like us to do this, please apply through one of our British Council customer services points. They send them free of charges if applied within the 4(four) weeks from the result publishing date. However, for secure and faster delivery, additional courier charges may apply