The UDST Testing Centre is an approved testing site for IELTS. IELTS measures ability to communicate in English across all four language skills - listening, reading, writing, and speaking.
IELTS tests from UDST are recognized worldwide at over 10,000 institutions.
UDST Offers Different Versions of the IELTS
The Academic test is for those who want to study at a post-secondary institution where English is the main language of the course work.
The General test is for work experience, to take training programs, enroll in secondary school or migrate to an English-speaking country.
Taking the IELTS at UDST Means:
- Online reservation for up to 48 hours
- In-person payment with a bank card
- Small test rooms with a maximum of 30 candidates
- Good quality sound system for the Listening test (no headphones)
- All writing utensils and water supplied by UDST IELTS Centre
- Written test and the Speaking test is done at the UDST campus on the same day
- On site cafeteria open
- Results available in 13 days by SMS
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There are two ways to register for an Academic or General Training IELTS exam at The University Of Doha For Science and Technology IELTS Centre, online and in person.
To find a test date and register online, go to IELTS Online Registration
To Register in Person:
Visit the UDST IELTS Centre in person. We are located on the 2nd floor of Building 3. If you need instructions on how to get there, visit this link; How to Get to UDST? How to get to UDST?
To register for an IELTS test, you will need:
- Qatari Nationals: An original valid passport OR an original valid Qatari National ID
- Non-Qatari Nationals: An original valid passport only
- Photocopies, photos on a cell phone, expired or cancelled passports are not accepted
- You must bring the same identification document (passport or QID) you registered with to all parts of the IELTS test.
Office Hours for Registration:
Sunday-Thursday 07:30 am – 02:30 pm.
IELTS Centre, University Of Doha For Science and Technology, Building 3, 2nd Floor.
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|Paper-Based IELTS (Academic or General Training)||1030 QAR
|Computer-Based IELTS (Academic or General Training)||1260 QAR|
Refund / Cancellation / Transfer – up to 5 weeks before the test day (IELTS)
5 weeks before test day to 5 days after a test day with a medical note. A refund/cancellation / transfer is only allowed with a medical note. Contact IELTS@udst.edu.qa for more information about medical notes.
Additional Test Report Form Courier Fee
UDST IELTS Centre uses DHL to send TRFs internationally.
|Inside Qatar – No charge
Outside Qatar– 80 QAR
Enquiry on Results
You must arrive at the Registration Desk at UDST in Building 3 at 07:30 am. Registration closes at 08:45 a.m. and the test starts at 09:00 am. Please refer to the Confirmation email you received before the test day.
Anyone arriving after 08:45 am will not be able to take the test. There are no transfers or refunds.
On test day, you must bring the same ID you registered with. If you bring a photocopy of the ID or a different ID/passport, you will not be allowed to write the test. There are no transfers or refunds.
If you give your passport to an embassy for a visa, ensure you will receive your passport in time for the test.
If your ID/passport has expired, you will not be able to write the test.
What to Bring into the Test Room
- You are only allowed to bring your ID/Passport.
- The UDST IELTS Centre provides pencils/pens, erasers and water.
- Do not bring any valuable items (watches, sunglasses etc.)
- Avoid clothing with writing on it.
The speaking test will be on the same day as the written test, or it might be 7 days before or 2 days after the written test (speaking arrangements subject to the centre's decision).
You will receive an SMS for your Speaking time during the Writing test on the same day.
Arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled speaking time for Speaking registration.
Bring the same ID/passport you used on the test day.
Getting Your Results (FAQs)
Results are available 13 days after the test. You can check your results online here 13 days after the test. Provisional results are sent by SMS to candidates who click the "receive results by SMS" box when you reserve your seat. The UDST IELTS Centre cannot guarantee that Ooredoo, Vodafone or any other mobile service provider can deliver the SMS to you. Please note, we cannot send an SMS to a non-Qatari mobile number. Official results are issued on a Test Report Form (TRF), which you must pick up from the UDST IELTS Centre. You receive one copy for yourself. You can request multiple copies to be sent to recognizing organizations (universities and colleges).
The UDST IELTS Centre will send copies of your TRF to institutions if you submit the 'Application for the Issue of Additional TRFs' forms with the appropriate fees.
IELTS policy stipulates that candidates receive only one copy of the Test Report Form. No exceptions.
Yes. You need to complete an Authorisation Form. The person picking up your results must bring the completed Authorization Form, your original ID used on test day, and the person’s own original ID.
You may apply for an Enquiry on Results (EOR) within six weeks of test date. Please complete the IELTS Enquiry on Results form and pay the fee. The fee is refunded if your band score increases.
Prepare for the IELTS
If you haven't taken an IELTS before or would like to improve your score, the following information will help you.
Forms to print:
- 974 4495 2495 – English / Arabic
- 974 4495 2254 – English
- 974 4495 2785 – English
IELTS Center Office Hours
Sunday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
- Sundays-Thursday: 09:00 am – 02:00 pm
- Friday: Closed
- Saturday: Closed to public entrance – Open to test takers only
The IELTS Test Centre is closed on December 18th and Sports Day in February.
The IELTS Centre is closed during the weeks of Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha. There will be no tests during these weeks and results will not be available to be picked up.