There are three 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 three examination boards have different registration dates. Please check the details below to find the best option for you or your institution.

Cambridge Assessment International Education – May/June 2024

Registration period Start date End date
Regular registration 30 November 2023 14 February 2024
Late registration  15 February 2024 10 April 2024

Oxford AQA May / June 24

Registration period Start date End date
Regular registration  13 November 2023 7 February 2024
Low late stage registration  8 February 2024 20 March 2024

Pearson Edexcel May / June 2024

Registration period Start date End date
Normal stage 05 December 2023 14 March 2024
Late stage 1 15 March 2024 13 April 2024
Late stage 2 14 April 2024 04 May 2024