IGCSE/International GCSE and school exams
Every year, two million people from 90 countries sit international exams through the British Council. We offer globally recognised qualifications help students to attend the best universities, find amazing career opportunities and set themselves up for a more rewarding life.
Trusted by teachers, governments, employers and students, the British Council offers support and advice – and ensures the integrity of the exams system at every stage.
Whether you’re a student, parent or school exams co-ordinator, find the information you need below.
Choosing your exam
Which exam type is right for you or your school? Find out more about two of the world’s most popular international exams – IGCSEs/International GCSEs and A-/AS-levels.
How to register
Ready to register for a school exam? Find out how to sign up for IGCSEs/International GCSEs or A- and AS-levels with the British Council. We’ll guide you through the registration process.
How to prepare
From sharing access to the best study guides and resources to providing past papers, the British Council can give you the support you need to get the qualifications you deserve.
Your exam day
What happens on exam day? Find out more about your exam timetables and venues, and what to bring on the day to make sure that your exams go smoothly.
Getting your results can be one of the most exciting days of your life. Find out when, where and how you will receive your international exam results from the British Council.