Professional and academic exams landing
Professional and academic exams landing

The British Council administers a number of exams on behalf of UK's universities, schools and professional bodies. We also administer examinations on behalf of other international examination boards.

Academic exams

  • Entrance exams - You can use our examination facilities to sit entrance exams for UK/non UK schools or colleges.
  • Re-sit exams - If you are studying at a university outside of Taiwan, we can arrange for you to take your exams in Taiwan. We can administer these exams throughout the year.
  • Distance learning exams - We have expertise in administering distance learning exams.  We can arrange exams for groups of all sizes, ranging from individuals to large sessions and we can be very flexible with regards to dates and venues.

Professional exams

We administer individual and group examinations for various professional bodies in the UK, such as ACCA (Taipei S807), CIMA, IFS, The Gemmological Association. Please contact us if you are interested in taking an exam with a professional body.

Cambridge Assessment International Examinations (CAIE)

Cambridge Assessment International Examinations (CAIE) is the world’s largest provider of international education programmes and qualifications for 5 -19 year olds.  From 2018, the British Council in Taiwan is a registered exam centre for Cambridge IGCSEs, Cambridge O Levels and Cambridge International AS and A Levels. For more information visit the CAIE official website.

Registration and Payment Deadline: 

Standard Entry Deadline

2019-2-21, 17:00 (Taipei time)

1st Stage Late Entry Closing Date

2019-4-17, 17:00 (Taipei time)

2nd Stage Late Entry Closing Date

2019-4-30, 17:00 (Taipei time)

For more details, please contact Exams Service Department by e-mail (exams@britishcouncil.org.tw)  or Service number: +886 2 8722 1039.

Please be aware that subjects written below are not held in the British Council Taiwan.

  • Speaking/Oral Test
  • Practical Test
  • Any Coursework
  • Any subjects which private candidates are not allowed to take

* Please note that we are not be able to make entry for papers scheduled outside our office hours or on our office closing days (Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays).

WHEN TO REGISTER

  • Cambridge Assessment International Education – May/June 2019 examinations: Registration is open now.  
  • Cambridge Assessment International Education – October/November 2019 examinations: Registration is not open yet.

If you want to register for CAIE, please download the registration form and email to exams@britishcouncil.org.tw

CAIE IGCSE registration form

CAIE A Level registration form

 

Pearson Edexcel

Pearson Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding body offering academic and vocational qualifications in schools, colleges and work places in the UK and abroad. From 2019, the British Council in Taiwan is authorised to run GCE AS and A levels, International GCSEs (Edexcel Certificate for UK state schools) and International Advanced Level (IAL) examinations. For more information visit the Edexcel official website.

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT DEADLINE: 

Standard Entry Deadline

2019-3-18, 17:00 (Taipei time)

1st Stage Late Entry Closing Date

2019-4-12, 17:00 (Taipei time)

2nd Stage Late Entry Closing Date

2019-4-17, 17:00 (Taipei time)

For more details, please contact Exams Service Department by e-mail (exams@britishcouncil.org.tw)  or Service number: +886 2 8722 1039.

WHEN TO REGISTER

  • International AS/A Levels Examinations with Pearson Edexcel take place in June 2019. Registration is open now.
  • International GCSE Examinations with Pearson Edexcel take place in May/June 2019.  Registration is open now.

If you want to register for Pearson Edexcel, please download the registration form and email to exams@britishcouncil.org.tw

2019 May/June Edexcel Registration Form

2019 May/June Edexcel International GCSE details (Units codes/Fee/Exam date and time)

2019 June Edexcel IAL details (Units codes/Fee/Exam date and time)

 

Admissions Testing Service

The Admissions Testing Service offers a range of tests and tailored assessment services to support selection and recruitment for educational institutions. Underpinned by robust and rigorous research, its services include:

  1.  assessments in thinking skills
  2.  admissions tests for medicine and healthcare
  3. behavioural styles assessment
  4. subject-specific aptitude tests. 
  5. For the past several years, we have been the leading test centre for the Admissions Testing Service in Taiwan. In 2018, British Council Taiwan will be administering a wide range of admission tests for entry into higher education.  If you want to have more information about admissions testing service (STEP/BMAT/CAT/HAT/MAT/PAT/ELAT/MLAT/TSA), please explore their website

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