Registration dates and deadlines

There are two opportunities to sit IGCSE, International GCSE, IAL and A-level/AS-level examinations every year (except Pearson Edexcel GCE A-levels which is offered only in May/June).

  • Examinations with Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) take place in May/June and October/November.
  • Examinations with Pearson Edexcel take place in January and May/June.

When to register (Private candidates)

The two examination boards have different registration dates. Please check the table below to find the best option for you or your institution.

Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) – May/June examinations:

  • Registration opens: Tuesday 21 January 2014
  • Registration deadline: Friday 7 February 2014
  • Application submission: Please note that you should submit your application by the date given in the information sheet attached with your application form.

Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) – October/November examinations:

  • Registration opens: tbc  
  • Registration deadline: tbc

Pearson Edexcel – January examinations:

  • Registration opens: tbc
  • Registration deadline: tbc

Pearson Edexcel – May/June examinations:

  • Registration opens: Tuesday 11 February 2014
  • Registration deadline: Wednesday 5 March 2014
  • Application Submission: please submit your application by the date given in the information sheet attached with your application form.

Please note: you may be able to register for exams after the registration deadline, but there are additional fees for late registration. 

When to register (School exam candidates)

Please check with your school Examinations Co-ordinator regarding registration dates. 

When to register (School Co-ordinators)

Please comply with the application submission dates provided by the British Council School Exams Officer.