There are four opportunities to sit IGCSE, International GCSE and A-/AS-level examinations every year.

  • Examinations with Cambridge Assessment International Examinations (CAIE) take place in May/June and October/November.
  • Examinations with Pearson Edexcel for IAL will take place in October, January and May/June.
  • Examinations with Pearson Edexcel for IGCSE will take place in November and May/June.
  • Examinations with Oxford International AQA Examinations take place in November, January and May/June.

When to register:

The two examination boards have different registration dates. Please check the dates given below.

Pearson Edexcel – May / June 2024: 

Qualifications (IGCSE, GCSE, IAL, AS/A level, AEA) Deadline
Regular registration 05 December 2023 - 14 March 2024
Late stage registration 15 April 2024 - 21 April 2024

Cambridge International Examinations May / June 2024 Session:

  Start End
Normal registration period 30 November 2023 14 February 2024
Late registration period  15 February 2024 10 April 2024

Oxford AQA May/June 2024

Stage Deadline
Regular registration 21 December 2023 - 14 February 2024
Low late stage registration 15 February 2024 - 15 April 2024