IELTS is acronym of International English Language Test that is arranged by two examination bodies British Council and AEO (Australian Education Organization).
Both AEO and British Council have a good reputation worldwide. They are really popular among the students. As a lot of Students submit an application for an IELTS Test every day and they are really confused about choice between AEO and British Council because very much worried about their band score so they are really cautious in selecting the examination body through which they will attempt the test.
Below is a comparison between AEO IELTS Vs British Council IELTS:
Two Modules Listening and Reading are the similar in both AEO and British council as there is an answer key to questions which is followed by examiners. The remaining two modules writing and speaking also do not have a marking difference. Although British council of Pakistan is polite and tries its level best to give maximum advantage to students. On the Other Hand, AEO is also very good in this case. Their Examiners are fresh and try their level best to pump a candidate do well.
The Speaking test prepared by British council is always great. They have old and experienced ladies who are really calm and are extremely caring. They try their level best to give the maximum advantage to a candidate. Conversely the Speaking examiners of AEO are young and really of good frame of mind. They smile at intervals and treat the Candidates as their Friend.
When it comes to writing, both British council and AEO Examiners have good marking criteria and they try to award authentic marks to a candidate who is appearing into the test.
British council charges Rs 11,000 PKR for the test while AEO charges Rs 14,000 Pakistani Rupees for the test. Students have direct right of entry to AEO offices while British Council only accept correspondance through some branches of Standard Chartered Bank.
British Council has just one benefit that they provide wireless headphones for Listening that is good for Candidates.
My judgment to students who are confused to choose whichever of British Council or AEO for IELTS that both have similar international standards and British Council has an advantage over AEO in terms of fee structure and wireless headphones in listening test.