OxfordAQA International Qualifications is a joint venture between Oxford University Press, a department of the University of Oxford, and AQA, the UK's leading academic awarding body.Drawing on over 100 years of exams experience, OxfordAQA is meticulous about how the qualifications are developed. For more information about the qualifications, please visit the https://www.oxfordaqa.com.

Private candidates may enter for OxfordAQA qualifications via the British Council offices in China, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates.

Schools that deliver OxfordAQA qualifications may choose to join the British Council's Partner Schools Global Network, where British Council will provide essential exam administration services for A Level or International GCSE exams, along with enhanced support for school leaders, teachers, parents and students.For more information please refere to the British Council Partner Schools. 

Exam Registration

1. REGISTRATION TIMELINE

The registration for OxfordAQA  2024 May series will be opened in early Jan 2024. 

  • Standard registration deadline: 14 Feb 2024, 17:00 (China Local Time)
  • Late Stage 1 deadline: 15 April 2024, 17:00 (China Local Time)

* In the event of any inconsistency between the above registration timeline and the timeline presented on our online registration system, the one published on this website shall prevail. We are sorry for the confusion this may have caused and will correct the error as soon as possible.

* If the application status is not “Payment Successful” by the indicated deadline for different stages, the late entry penalty for the next stage will be charged.

 

2. REGISTRATION GUI DANCE AND TERMS OF PAYMENT

Please refer to application guidance in the Downloads Section below and submit an application on our online registration system.

The Registration Guidance document is comprised of three parts:

  • Registration Notice and FAQs: aiming to answer questions that you may have during the registration process.
  • SRS Registration Guidance: demonstrating the step-by-step procedures of using our registration portal to complete the exam registrations.
  • Information Sheets: including information like registration timeline, option codes of most available subjects, exam timetable, and exam fee list of different entry stages.

Please go through this document and make sure that you understand and accept the content of this document before you submit registrations. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. Once the payment of your exam application is completed, you are not allowed to modify your registrations.  You are responsible for any mistakes of the registrations due to your own reasons.

3. REFUND AND CANCELLATION (Effective from 2024 Summer exams)

  • Cancellation can be requested before the registration cut-off date and candidate will receive a partial refund of the local test service fee (after deduction of an administration fee of 30% local test service fee), The refund of board fee (if applicable) is subject to exam board’s policy.
  • After the registration cut- off date, only under certain special circumstances will candidate be allowed to cancel the test. For example, candidate wants to cancel the test for medical reasons, cancellation application needs to be submitted with supporting medical evidence provided before the test day. The cancellation application needs to be submitted to the British Council Global Exams Services National service hotline (Email: Globalexams.China@britishcouncil.org.cn, Tel: 010-58103306, Service hour: 09:00-12:00, 13:30-17:00, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays). The BC Company reserves the right to check the supporting documents and to decide whether to approve the cancellation application or not. If the cancellation application is approved, the candidate will receive a partial refund of the local test service fee (after deduction of an administration fee of 30% local test service fee). The refund of board fee (if applicable) is subject to exam board’s policy.
  • Cancellation applications will not be accepted after the test day.

4. Statement of Entry and Exam Venue Arrangement

  • The Statement of Entry which is the Exam Confirmation Letter will be sent to you via email within one week after the deadline of each registration stage. 
  • The exam venue arrangement and entry requirement will be sent to you via email one to two weeks prior to the start of exam series.

Notice to Candidates on exam day

Results and Certificates

1. STATEMENT OF RESULTS AND CERTIFICATES

The results and certificate release timeline,

Exam Series Candidate Statement of Provisional Results will be released Certificate will be released
January Result release day Mid of June
May/June Result release day Mid of November
October/November Result release day Mid of March

Results of May/June 2023 exam series,

  • International AS/A-level result will be released on 17 August 2023 (after 17:00 China local time)
  • International GCSE result will be released on 24 August 2023 (after 17:00 China local time)

Results of Oct/Nov 2023 exam series,

  • International GCSE result will be released on 11 January 2024 (after 17:00 China local time)

Results of Jan 2024 exam series,

  • International AS/A-level result will be released on 29 Feb 2024 (after 16:00 China local time)

The Candidate Statement of Provisional Results (CSPR) will be provided in e-copy only, while the certificate will be issued in hardcopy only. The e-copy CSPR will be sent to candidates via email on the result release day. 

2. POST-TEST SERVICE

  • LATE CASH-IN REQUEST

Candidates can make a late request for the award (Late cash-in) for each exam series after the results have been released. 

Candidates will be charged CNY 830.18 per subject for late cash-in request 4 weeks after results have been released of each exam series. Application guidance can be found in the Downloads Section below.

  • ENQUIRY ABOUT RESULTS

If you have enquiries about results, please refer to application guidance in the Downloads Section below. The deadline is 01 April 2024, 17:00 (China Local Time). 

OxfordAQA Enquiry about Results 
Service Type Description Service Fee (CNY) *
IGCSE AS&Alevel
Service 1 Clerical re-check: only make sure to mark all the pages, count all the marks and the result matches the marks on the paper NA 445.63
S ATS - Copy of clerical checked scripts: a copy of a clerical re-checked script.  NA Free
ATS-P ATS - Photocopy of scripts without a review or clercal check: This is a photocopy of the marked exam paper that you can use to decide whether to request a review of marking or clerical re-check. (The deadline for this service is 05 March 2024) NA Free
Service 2 Review of marking: includes a clerical re-check, a copy of the reviewed script, a review of the paper or recording by a second examiner to identify genuine marking errors or unreasonable marking and we will make sure all the marks are counted. NA 817.95
Service 2P Priority review of marking: includes the Service 2, but processes faster.  NA NA

 * The fee listed above included 3% VAT. The fee includes board fee and 360.5 CNY (after 3% VAT) local fee, the fee will be calculated per exam unit.