While many students prefer self-study for IELTS, others need professional guidance. You will find a lot of IELTS coaching centers in your city, but assessing how well the courses offered by these institutes will work for you is fairly difficult. All the courses offered have different methodology and its own strengths and weaknesses. The best way to shortlist would be to select two-three coaching centers based on physical closeness and fee. From those, take trial classes. You need them to get hands-on classroom experience to really tell which one is better.
We can’t pass a definite judgment on which of these coaching classes is better or worse. It depends on your requirements and you can be the best judge when it comes to assessing your needs.
Here is a list of coaching centers which are popular in India.
1. British Council
British Council is the best coaching institute for IELTS training. It is a UK based educational organization meant to help students study in various universities across the globe. They have offices at nine cities in India like Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad etc. Regular IELTS Preparation classes last 7 weeks (42 hours), and Intensive IELTS Preparation lasts for 5 days. The IELTS course is conducted in Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, and Kolkata.
They are one of the oldest IELTS institutes. They have branched in various parts of India like Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai etc. The course covers all aspects and sections of the exams along with mock test and real-life scenarios. It also has centers in Nepal and UAE. IELTS Training Course lasts for one month. The classes are held for three hours/twice a week.
This institute, situated in Delhi, is approved by the British Council and IDP. They offer a unique training program for the IELTS exam and have all the latest material. They also provide flexible class timings.
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4. Manya - The Princeton Review
This group is in the Indian partner of The Princeton Review. Every student at The Princeton Review is taught by US certified trainers. They follow a scientific learning development cycle for the IELTS syllabus. They have coaching centers in Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Lucknow, Ludhiana, and Noida.
5. Fateh Education
Fateh is one of the best IELTS coaching institutes in Delhi and has been awarded ‘tier three’ status by British Council. They also have centers located in Chennai, Kolkata, and Bengaluru.
6. Camford Academy
Camford is a very reputed coaching institute for IELTS in Trivandrum, Kerala. The IELTS course duration is 2 two months. They offer crash courses for the duration of one and two weeks.
Edwise is an IELTS coaching institute authorized by the British Council. It is located in more than ten major cities across India including Chennai, Bengaluru, Delhi etc. They have collaborated with many international universities to provide free IELTS coaching for students aiming to get enrolled to those.
8. IELTS Academy
This coaching institute was founded in 2002 in Bangalore and has been conducting coaching classes since then. They offer regular four-week classes, weekend four-week classes and crash course two-week classes. They also conduct practice session for 15 days and mock test every week for all the IELTS courses.
With more than two decades of experience in the field of giving coaching to students, Olive is helping students for preparing for the IELTS exam and get into their desired universities.
10. Career Makers
Career Makers is a renowned coaching institute in Delhi and North India. The course duration for IELTS classes is 30 or 60 hours which can be taken on weekdays or weekends. Extensive study material and CDs for the students are provided by the center.
Few More Renowned Institutes:
Authorized by British Council, IELTS Guru is one of the most prominent names in the field of giving coaching for the entrance exams. For the convenience of students, it offers classes both on weekdays and weekends.
With more than 200 coaching centers across India Triumphant Institute of Management Education Pvt. Ltd. (T.I.M.E.) is one of India’s leading institute offering test-prep services from more than two decades.
Nowadays, online preparation has gained traction. Students should make use of the online resources such as YouTube channels, blogs, and websites. Here, you can get an in-depth understanding of the exam pattern, free lectures, study tips, and practice tests.
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