There are four opportunities to sit IGCSE, International GCSE and A-/AS-level examinations every year.
- 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
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 2021
- Late registration Deadline: 15 September 2021
- Retake Entry Deadline: 15 September 2021
Pearson Edexcel Ofqual – October/November 2021 examinations:
- Registration opens:
- Registration deadline:
Pearson Edexcel International – October/November examinations:
- Registration opens: Closed
- Registration deadline: Closed
Please note: you may be able to register for exams after the registration deadline, but there are additional fees for late registration. Please contact a local British Council office for more details.