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) – October/November 2017 examinations
|Normal registration period||10 July 2017 - 02 August 2017|
|Late registration period: Stage 1 late penalty||03 August 2017 - 14 September 2017|
|Late registration period: Stage 2 late penalty||15 September 2017 - 04 October 2017|
Pearson Edexcel – January 2018 examinations:
|Normal registration period||22 September 2017 - 10 October 2017|
|Late registration period: Stage 1 Late Penalty||16 October 2017 - 15 November 2017|
|Late registration period: Stage 2 Late Penalty||16 November 2017 - 08 December 2017|
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.