Enter for an exam

Examinations are held twice per year in March / April and September. Examinations are held at independent venues (often the British Council) and not the approved centre.

How to register for an exam

Registration for March 2016 is now closed.

Registration for Project Proposals April 2016

Register online!

BCS members can now register for the Higher Education Qualifications online. If you are not yet a BCS member, you can apply for membership and exam entry online by following steps 1 to 3 below. If you are already a BCS member, please move directly to step 3:

Step 1: Join BCS

Step 2: Register for secure area access

Step 3: Online exam registration form


Registration is now open online for project proposals for the deadline of 29 April 2016. The venue is B51 (BCS) and you need to choose Unknown as the Approved Centre. Send your receipt to heq@bcs.uk with your project proposal. Please ignore the venue details: you are not required to attend with your project proposal.

Students from Mauritius are unable to use the above online application process.

Any comments contact Customer Services on +44 (0) 1793 417424.

Key dates

Exam periods 2016
September March
Closing date for exam entry 15 July 2016
15 January 2016
Closing date for professional projects entry
31 August 2016
26 February 2016
Closing date for online entry
31 July 2016
31 January 2016
Closing date for projects proposals 31 August 2016 29 April 2016
Exam period 26 September - 30 September 2016
21 March - 1 April 2016
Results release date December 2016
July 2016

Candidates who have a successful Project Proposal outcome in March / April session will be eligible to submit a project by the closing date in the September 2015 session.

Further information on the Professional Project in IT