Registration dates and deadlines

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) – May/June examinations:

  • Registration opens: closed
  • Registration deadline: closed

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

  • New Registration opens from: 15th June 2014 to 10th July 2014
  • Re-sit Registration opens from: 17th August to 11th Sept 2014

Pearson Edexcel International – January examinations:

  • Registration opens:  14th Sept 2014
  • Registration deadline: 2nd Oct 2014 

Pearson Edexcel Ofqual – May/June examinations:

Registration dates for International GCSE, International Advanced Level and GCE

  • Regular entry: 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.