Sultan Qaboos University IELTS Centre is a closed testing centre established by the British Council. Our IELTS Certificates are recognized by more than 6,000 universities and colleges around the globe.  Indeed, IELTS has been rightfully described as the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for for study and work.

Who can take the test?

  • SQU students, 
  • Students intending to enroll at SQU,  
  • SQU staff and staff of SQU affiliated institutions (like SQUH and Oman Medical Specialty Board),
  • Children and spouses of SQU staff,
  • People who take an IELTS Preparation Course at SQU.


Required Documents:

  • Copy of National ID Card OR Passport.
  • Copy of SQU OR OMSB Student/Staff Card OR Degree Certificate.
  • An Application Form to be collected and completed  on registration at the Centre.


  • Registartion procedure includes taking of  photo and fingerprints of candidates. So, candidates MUST come in person to register.

Registration Deadline

  • Five working days before the test date.
  • Subject to availability of seats.

Test Fees

  • Students: 65 OMR
  • Staff: 70 OMR
  • Free practice materials CD is included.



Contact IELTS Centre:



  • Location: CPS building - Ground Floor.
  • Office Hours: 8:00 to 15:00 (Sunday to Thursday).
  • Tel: 2414 2197 / 241402159.
  • E-mail: 

    Esther Ibrahim, IELTS
    Rahma Al-Shamakhi, Assistant to IELTS Administrator:​