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 Assessment International Education take place in May/June and October/November.
  • Examinations with Pearson Edexcel take place in January and May/June.

When to register (Private candidates)

Cambridge Assessment International Education – Oct/Nov 2023 examinations:

Qualification – Type of Entry Start End
Normal Registration Period  11 July 2023 09 August 2023
Re-take entries from May/Jun 2023 10 August 2023 02 September 2023
Late Penalty Registration Period 10 August 2023 02 September 2023

Pearson Edexcel dates and deadlines will be updated when the next session is open for registrations.

When to register (School exam candidates)

Please check with your school examinations coordinator regarding registration dates. 

When to register (School co-ordinators)

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

See also