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 – January 2019 examinations:

Qualification – Type of Entry Start End
Normal Registration Period  18 June 2019 02 August 2019
Re-take Entries from June 2019 series 18 June 2019 14 September 2019
Late Penalty Registration Period 03 August 2019 14 September 2019
Very Late Penalty Registration Period 15 September 2019 04 October 2019

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