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.

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 MyBCS access

Step 3: Online exam registration form

Online registration is now available for March 2019. This is currently available for Sri Lanka (B96 Colombo, B114 Kandy), Mauritius (B23). Other venues to be added.

Transfer of exams to another session

We can only transfer your examinations to the next available session, all requests MUST be made within 14 days of the date on your exam admission letter.

Please note: If your transfer is due to medical reasons, you are required to send us a medical certificate covering the dates in which you were due to sit your exams. This must be sent to exams@bcs.uk within two weeks of the date of your examinations.


Project Proposals

The online registration is will soon be available for project proposals.

The session to use for this is April 2019. Please choose Unknown as your Approved Centre and B51 as the venue.

Email your receipt to exams@bcs.uk along with your project proposal.

Students from Mauritius will be unable to apply online for project proposals or project.

Key dates

Exam period 2019
September March
Closing date for exam entry 25 July 2019
15 January 2019
Closing date for professional projects entry
31 August 2019
26 February 2019
Closing date for online entry
31 July 2019
31 January 2019
Closing date for projects proposals 31 August 2019
29 April 2019
Exam period 16 September - 20 September 2019
21 March - 29 March 2019
Results release date December 2019
July 2019

Candidates who have a successful Project Proposal outcome in the March 2019 session will be eligible to submit their project by the closing date in the September 2019 session.

Further information on the Professional Project in IT 

Note: The HEQ candidate fees are currently being reviewed for any modules due to be sat in the 2018 & 2019 sessions.