British Council IELTS Scholarship 2011

British Council IELTS Scholarship 2011,Indian students planning to study at universities overseas

British Council IELTS Scholarship 2011

We are delighted to announce the British Council IELTS Scholarship award for 2011. The 2010 scholarship program was very successful and the recipients are thrilled to have received scholarships.

The British Council IELTS Scholarship Award was launched with the objective of assisting Indian students intending to study at universities abroad. Keeping with its mission to promote the global sharing of knowledge and ideas, IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world?s leading English language test designed to evaluate ability to communicate in English for education, immigration and professional accreditation worldwide.

Eight successful scholarship award winners will receive an award of Rs. 3,00,000/- each towards the cost of tuition fees. The award winners will begin a full time postgraduate programme at any overseas university that uses IELTS as a part of its admission requirements and as a reliable measure of English language proficiency.

The British Council IELTS is immensely popular with Indian students. IELTS is recognised by over 6,000 institutions in 125 countries worldwide as reliable measure of English skills. The choice of universities is wide for Indian students with over 2500 institutions and programmes in the US alone, accepting IELTS. The scholarship programme directly benefits both individuals and the countries from which they come, while at the same time promoting higher education links India and other countries. Scholarships are also being awarded in three other Asian countries with a total investment of ?60,000 / US$90,000 / Rs. 42,00,000.?

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IELTS is a comprehensive test of the complete range of English language skills, listening, reading, writing, and speaking. IELTS has been available for over 20 years and is now the leading international English test in the world, with over 1.4 million candidates in the last 12 months and continued rapid growth. IELTS is taken in over 125 countries. More than 6,000 organisations worldwide trust and accept the test. Over 2500 US higher education institutions recognise IELTS, and all Canadian and Australian and UK universities recognise IELTS.

IELTS is jointly managed by three organisations, the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations. IELTS success has been driven by the strength of this international partnership, which is committed to excellence and to meeting the needs of test takers and stakeholders, as well as to the continual research-driven improvement of the test.

More information about worldwide recognition, exam details, and the worldwide test centre network is available on the IELTS website

British Council IELTS Scholarship 2011,Indian students planning to study at universities overseas