Pearson Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding body offering academic and vocational qualifications in schools, colleges and work places in the UK and abroad. For more information please visit the Edexcel official website.

Private candidates may enter for GCE AS and A levels, International GCSEs (Edexcel Certificate for UK state schools) and International Advanced Level (IAL) examinations through British Council China.

Schools that deliver Pearson Edexcel qualifications may choose to join the British Council's Partner Schools, 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 Partner Schools webpage.

  • Pearson Edexcel_Post Test Service Application Guidance (Adobe PDF 380KB)
  • Exam Registration


    The registration for Pearson Edexcel International A/AS level January 2024 session opens now. 

    International A/AS level registration deadline:

    • Standard registration deadline:  10 Oct 2023, 17:00 (China Local Time)
    • 1st Late entry deadline: 10 Nov 2023, 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.



    Please refer to the Pearson Edexcel Exam Registration Guidance 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.



    According to the refund policy, applicant who submits a refund request that meets the refund conditions and provides valid evidences with the official seal before the deadline is entitled to receive the refund that is in accordance with the refund standard once the refund request is approved.

    Deadline for Refund Application: 

    Before the deadline of late entry stage (deadline of late entry stage can be found on Information Sheets)

    Acceptable Refund Conditions:

    Condition 1:Temporary physical or mental illness(permanent or long-term illness is not acceptable)

    Condition 2:Time clash with school exams or other official exams

    Evidences Required :

    Condition 1: Evidence can be a medical report or accident report (or similar), which should be issued by an authorised body. The report should include both the signature of the doctor or professional and stamp of the institution as well as indicate how the situation prohibits the candidate from taking the exam on the scheduled date.

    Condition 2:  The evidence can be the statement with the official seal of the school or the confirmation letter of the official exams.

    Refund Standard:   

    Once the refund application is approved, the applicant can receive 150 CNY for each unit.

    For International GCSE exams, candidates can only apply for cancellation by option (e.g., 4CN1), not by unit (e.g., 4CN1/01)

    Refund applications out of other conditions are not acceptable. You can contact us to get more details.

    Exam Day Procedures and Personal Items Regulation

    Please refer to the Exam day procedures and personal items regulations- Pearson Edexcel  document for details in Oct/Nov 2023 exams series.

    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 May
    May/June Result release day Mid of November
    October/November Result release day Mid of April

    Results of May 2023 exam series,

    • International AS/A-level and GCE 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)

    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. Candidates will be notified by email when their certificates are ready for collection.  




    From the late entry stage, candidates can make a late request for the award (Late cash-in) for the current exam series. Application guidance can be found in the Downloads Section below.

    - For current exam series:  Candidates will be charged RMB 164.8 (VAT included) per subject for late cash-in request within 4 weeks of result release. Candidates will be charged RMB 422.3 (VAT included) per subject for late cash-in request after 4 weeks of result release. 

    - For previous exam series: Candidates will be charged RMB 422.3 (VAT included) per subject for late cash-in request. 


    If you have enquiries about results and wish to appeal, please refer to the application guidance in the Downloads Section below.The deadline is 26 September 2023, 17:00 (China Local Time). 

    Pearson Edexcel Enquiry about Results - 2023 May Series
    Service Type Description Service Fee (CNY) *
    Service 1 Clerical re-check: includes making sure all parts of the exam paper have been marked, marks have been recorded/added up correctly, special consideration has been applied (where appropriate), and the grade boundaries have been applied accurately.  482.81 482.81
    Service 2 Review of marking: includes the clerical check service and a review of marking of units/components by a senior examiner. 795.93 866.38
    Service P2 Priority review of marking: This service is the same as Service 2, but is processed faster. (Deadline for this service is 23 August) 860.51 963.26
    ATSPE Access to scripts-post review of marking: a copy of review of marking script. 495.53 495.53
    ATSC Access to scripts- photocopy script: a copy of script with original mark. Free Free

     * The service fee includes 3% VAT and charges per exam unit.