Exam booking is now open for the March 2020 sessions in these regions:

  • Mauritius
  • Nigeria, Abuja
  • Nigeria, Lagos
  • Sri Lanka, Colombo
  • Sri Lanka, Kandy
  • Sri Lanka, Jaffna 

Other standard venues will be added shortly.

How to register

I'm a BCS member

Enter for your exam by completing our online exam registration form.

I'm not a BCS member

You need to become a BCS member in order to register for an HEQ exam.

Once you've joined BCS, you can enter for your exam by completing our online exam registration form.

The following application form relating to Higher Education Qualifications is available to download:

Examination entry form (PDF)


  • The examination entry form should be used for non-standard venue exam entries. All standard venues will be available to book via the online facility above.
  • The closing date for application forms, including non-standard venues for the March 2020 session is 15 January 2020, and the closing date for standard venues online is 31 January 2020.


Exam key dates - 2020

Session Registration opens Registration closes Exam
March Dec 2019 31 Jan 2020 16-24 Mar 2020 Jul 2020
September Apr 2020 31 Jul 2020 To be confirmed Dec 2020

March 2020 timetable


Exam FAQs

How do I pay for my exam?

You can pay by credit / debit card through our online registration system.

Where do I sit my exam?

You can choose from a list of local venues through our online registration system.

Registration opens three months in advance of the exam session sitting.

Can I register for my exam by email?  

You can register for an exam by email. Please use this exam booking form and submit it to exams@bcs.uk and make payment by calling +44(0)1793 417417.

Can I transfer my exam to a different 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.