Every year, two million people from 90 countries sit international exams through the British Council. Our globally recognised qualifications help students to attend the best universities, find amazing career opportunities and set themselves up for a more rewarding life.
Trusted by teachers, governments, employers and students, the British Council offers support and advice – and ensures the integrity of the exams system at every stage.
* These examinations are currently only available at our Kolkata centre.
In this section
Why choose IGCSEs?
See why the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and GCEs are the world’s most popular international exams for 14- to 16-year-olds.
Why choose A and AS levels?
Completed your IGCSEs? A and AS levels are your next step to undergraduate university education.
Choosing your exam board
For school exams, we work with two main boards: Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) and Pearson Edexcel.