Are you ready to register for your exams? This is your first step towards gaining qualifications that can open up a world of opportunity. 

There are four opportunities to sit a school exam every year.

  • IGCSE, O Level and AS/A Level Examinations with Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) take place in May/June and October/November.
  • International GCSE and International AS/A Levels Examinations with Pearson Edexcel take place in January and May/June. AS/A Levels will take place in June.

When to register

The two examination boards have different registration dates. Please refer to the dates mentioned below for the registration of various exams.

Pearson Edexcel – January 2017 examinations:

  • Registration is closed.

Pearson Edexcel – May/June 2017 examinations:

  • Registration is closed.

Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) – May/June 2017 examinations:

  • Registration is closed.

Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) – October/November 2017 examinations:

  • Registration is not open.

Registration procedure and payment

British Council offers school exams in Kuala Lumpur and Penang. Places are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

An acknowledgement email will be sent to you within two (2) weeks upon receipt of your application form and payment. If you do not hear from us within this period, please contact us to check your exam registration status.

For Kuala Lumpur candidates

Submit your completed application form and payment (see payment options below) via courier or by hand to British Council Kuala Lumpur office at the address below so that they are received by the deadline stated in the application form.

British Council Exams Department (School Exams)
Ground Floor, West Block,
Wisma Selangor Dredging,
142C Jalan Ampang,
50450 Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia.

Candidates must select this centre number:

Exam Location Centre Number
Kuala Lumpur MY001

For Penang candidates

Submit your completed application form and payment (see payment options below) via courier or by hand to British Council Penang office at the address below so that they are received by the deadline stated in the application form.

British Council Exams Department (School Exams)
Wisma Great Eastern,
Suite 3A.1 & 3A.2,
25 Light Street,
10200 Penang,
Malaysia.

Candidates must select this centre number:

Exam Location Centre Number
Penang MY002

Payment options

You can pay for your examination in one of the following ways:

Exam Location Submit payment to Cash Credit Card Cheque / Bank Draft Bank Transfer 
Kuala Lumpur British Council Kuala Lumpur Yes Yes Yes Yes
Penang British Council Penang Yes Yes Yes Yes

Bank account details

Account Name: British Council
Bank Name: Citibank
Bank Swift Code: CITIMYKL
Account Number: 0-115889-028

Important notes

  • Cash Deposit must be made through the Citibank counter and not via Cash Deposit Machine. Payment description must be stated clearly.
  • For payment made by bank transfer and cash/cheque deposit, please attach a copy of the bank-in slip in your application form submission, or send it by email to the respective examination centre that you have registered with. The email addresses of our centres are as below:

Kuala Lumpur - kualalumpur.exams@britishcouncil.org.my
Penang - penang.exams@britishcouncil.org.my

Application forms are available for download at the bottom of this page.

Questions on registration

If you have any questions related to registration please contact us and we'll guide you along the way.

Special Arrangements

If you need special arrangements during your examinations you must submit a recent medical report along with your application form. The medical report must specify what arrangements you will need for your examinations and must be submitted at least two months before the start of the examination session. Learn more about special arrangements.