The British Council has been administering school exams for more than 75 years. We will make sure that everything runs smoothly on the day, so that you can concentrate on doing your best. 

There are some important forms and materials that you will need to bring on the exam day. You can find all of this information below.  

If you have a disability or specific need, please inform the examination staff upon registration. 

What to bring on exam day

You can avoid any stress or delays on your exam day by bringing all of the correct forms and equipment.

Please note the following:

  1. Candidate must bring your own stationeries (2B pencil, black & blue ink pen).
  2. The stationeries must be in transparent casing.
  3. Candidate must print your E-statement of entry (as attached), it is compulsory for ID check purposes.
  4. Original ID/Passport is required for ID check purposes. Digital / photocopied ID/Passport is strictly not allowed.
  5. Candidate must bring along signed Child Protection Policy Consent Letter (if applicable).
  6. Please do not bring any valuable item(s). We will not be responsible for any loss or damages to your valuables.

Important announcement:

  1. Candidate must arrive 40 minutes prior to the exam starts to facilitate baggage deposit and registration
  2. Candidate to be seated 15 minutes before exam starts.
  3. British Council Singapore follows Cambridge Assessment International Education Keys Time hence, candidate who arrive after exam board key time will not be permitted to seat for the exam. Attendance will be mark as “Absent”.

Notice to Candidates

Warning: know the rules before you take your examinations.

1. You must be on time for all your examinations and any required periods of supervision.

2. You must provide what you need e.g. pens, pencils and rulers.

3. You may use a calculator unless you are told not to do so, but you must not use a graphical calculator or the calculator function of another device.

4. You must not become involved in any unfair or dishonest practice before, during or after the examination.

5. You must not:

  • sit an examination in the name of another candidate;
  • have in your possession any unauthorised material, including electronic devices and mobile phones;
  • have in your possession any unauthorised equipment which might give you an unfair advantage;
  • possession of unauthorised material is breaking the rules, even if you do not decide to use it. If found in possession of unauthorised material you will be subject to penalty and possible disqualification.

6. You must not talk to, attempt to communicate with or disturb other candidates once you have entered the examination room.

7. You must follow the instructions of the invigilator.

8. If you are in any doubt, speak to the invigilator.

9. You must, when leaving the examination room, leave behind the question paper, your answer book or answer paper, rough work and any other (used or unused) materials.

What is a Statement of Entry?

A Statement of Entry is a document that confirms your exam registration. It will include a list of your chosen subjects and the exam dates for each module, as well as your name, date of birth and school. 

If you are a school student, you should receive your Statement of Entry from your school before your exams. If you are a private candidate, you should receive your Statement of Entry through email  three weeks before your exams.