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Please follow these steps in order to register for an IGCSE/International GCSE, A or AS level exam. 

CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION FOR OCT/NOV 2022

Cambridge International registration for the Oct/Nov 2022 session is now live. Please click here and follow the procedure to register yourself. 

Pakistan deadlines for Cambridge International Oct/Nov 2022 exams session 

Entry Stage  Deadlines
Normal Stage Thursday, 04 August 2022
Retake & Late-Stage 1   Friday, 05 August 2022 – Tuesday, 06 September 2022
Late-Stage 2     Wednesday, 07 September 2022 – Monday, 19 September 2022
Access arrangements request    Friday, 15 July 2022  - Click here to download the form
Modified Question Papers  Wednesday, 29 June 2022  - Click here to download the form

Guide to making entries Click here to download.

PEARSON EDEXCEL IAL REGISTRATION FOR OCT/NOV 2022

Pearson Edexcel IAL registration for the Oct/Nov 2022 session is now live. Please click here and follow the procedure to register yourself.

Pakistan deadlines for Pearson Edexcel IAL Oct/Nov 2022 exams session 

Entry Stage Deadlines
Normal Stage Wednesday, 10 August 2022 - Monday, 22 August 2022
Late-Stage 1   Tuesday, 23 August 2022 – Thursday, 15 September 2022
Late-Stage 2    Friday, 16 September 2022 – Monday, 3 October 2022

PEARSON EDEXCEL IAL/IGCSE REGISTRATION FOR JANUARY 2023

Pearson Edexcel IAL/IGCSE registration for the January 2023 session is now live. 

Please click here and follow the procedure to register yourself.

Pakistan deadlines for Pearson Edexcel IAL/IGCSE for the January 2023 session

Entry Stage Deadlines
Normal Stage Friday, 14 October 2022
Late-Stage 1 Saturday, 15 October 2022 – Thursday, 10 November 2022
Late-Stage 2 Friday, 11 November 2022 – Tuesday, 3 January 2023

Candidates are requested to take note that for each stage registration deadline, you need to have also paid the fee and not just registered on the online registration system.

Any payments made after the deadline will be treated as late and subjected to the appropriate extra late fee.

Special consideration due to Covid specific reasons

If a candidate feels unwell or have symptoms like flu, fever, or cough then they can inform us in advance at info@britishcouncil.org.pk by sharing their details through the special consideration form. In such a case, if a candidate has attended an exam of the same syllabus earlier or is able to attend an exam later in the series, he/she will receive a grade. 

Important Notes: 

  • Candidates are requested to take note that for each stage registration deadline – you need to have also paid the fee and not just registered on the online registration system. Any payments made after the deadline will be treated as late and subject to the appropriate extra late fee. The registration process will be completed after the payment pink slip and registration summary are received at respective British Council office. Therefore, please do not hold on to your registration forms and payment slips after making the payments and make sure that they reach us before the relevant deadline.
  • In case if registration documents are not delivered to the British Council, candidates would resolve the issue directly with the respective SCB branch/courier/post office (as for any other postal/courier services). The British Council have no liability for items lost in transit and consequently missed deadlines for sending registration forms.
  • It is very important that correct number of the ID document is written at the time of registration. On the test day, no candidate will be permitted to sit for their examination without a valid and original ID. This must be in the form of a NADRA issued CNIC for Pakistani Nationals or Passport for non – Pakistani nationals.
  • Pakistani national children younger than 18 years of age will be required to present SMART Card. Please contact your nearest NADRA office if you need a SMART card.
  • British Council does not arrange clashes between school and private candidates.

Step 1: Pay for your exams

You can pay via a bank draft payable to the British Council, or via bank deposit through designated Standard Chartered Bank (SCB). Keep your stamped bank deposit slip as proof of payment since you will need this to complete your exam registration.

Now you can also pay for your exams through online payment via credit card.

For candidates paying offline, your application will not be processed until you have paid and submitted your registration summary (with the British Council’s bank deposit slip/pay order) for your exams.

You can now also pay via ATM & IBFT into a Virtual Account directly assigned to you. The Virtual Account number will be provided once your registration is completed.

To pay via ATM, follow these steps:

  1. Enter your pin
  2. Select the ‘Fund Transfer’ option
  3. Select the ‘To another SCB account’ (if you are using a SCB account)
  4. If using another bank’s account, select ‘Inter-bank transfer’ and then SCB
  5. Enter your 16 digit Virtual account number
  6. Your Virtual Account Number will visible on the “Select payment method” page and also provided on the “How to Pay” email  after completing registration.
  7. Enter the Fee Amount and Confirm.

To pay via IBFT, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to online banking account
  2. Select the ‘Fund Transfer’ option
  3. Select SCB as the beneficiary bank
  4. Enter your 16-digit Virtual account number:
  5. Your Virtual Account Number will visible on the “Select payment method” page and also provided on the “How to Pay” email  after completing registration.
  6. Beneficiary name must show as British Council
  7. A 'Beneficiary added successfully' message should appear.
  8. Transfer the fee amount, click confirm. A ‘Transaction Successful’ message should appear on your screen.

Step 2: Submitting your online registration

The final step is to submit your application to the British Council with the bank deposit slip (Blue and Pink copy). Depending on your mode of payment, you can submit your application as follows:

a) For Standard Chartered Bank deposit: you can submit your application in your local branch drop box.

b) For bank draft: you need to send it by courier to your respective British Council offices.

 Your application must include the following:

  1. Your completed registration summary (printed from School Registration System). Please keep a copy of your registration form for your record.
  2. Your stamped bank deposit slip (Blue and Pink copy). Please keep the yellow copy for your record.

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