Cambridge International Examinations (CIE)
British Council offers CIE examination services to both independent candidates and to schools and private colleges that are registered with us as British Council CIE Attached Centres.
Learn more about CIE qualifications
Cambridge International Examinations are recognised internationally, helping scholars access both overseas and local higher education opportunities. For a comprehensive list please visit the CIE recognition webpage.
Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international curriculum for 14-16 year olds. It is part of the Cambridge Secondary 2 stage. Schools worldwide have helped develop Cambridge IGCSE, which provides excellent preparation for the Cambridge Advanced stage including Cambridge International AS and A Levels. Read more about the Cambridge IGCSE
Cambridge O Levels are part of the Cambridge Secondary 2 stage, and are typically for 14-16 year olds. Cambridge O Level is equivalent to the UK General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE). Cambridge O Level provides learners with excellent preparation for academic progression to Cambridge AS and A Levels and Cambridge Pre-U. Read more about Cambridge O Levels
Cambridge Checkpoint tests are for use at the end of Cambridge Secondary 1, typically for 11-14 year-olds. They provide schools with an external international benchmark for student performance. Cambridge Checkpoint enables feedback to be provided on a learner’s strengths and weaknesses in key curriculum areas. Read more about Cambridge Checkpoint