2. How to book

Remote exams are booked through Exam Planner. Watch the video below for a walkthrough of how to book.

Booking your remote session CBE

Unable to view on YouTube? Watch on our alternative player or read our step-by-step booking guide instead.

Exam timetables

Visit our exam timetable page for more information on what exams are available and when these are scheduled to take place.

Selecting your exam start time

You will be able to select a preferred timeslot for your exam within a specific timeslot window based on your location. Timeslots are subject to availability and depending on your location you maybe presented with one or more timezone windows.  Timeslot window are represented by F1, F2, F3 & F4 options during the booking process.  These timeslots represent the following windows:

F1 = 2:00 to 5:45 BST (1:00 to 4:45 GMT)
F2 = 6:00 to 10:15 BST (5:00 to 9:15 GMT)
F3 = 10:30 to 14:45 BST (9:30 to 13:45 GMT)
F4 =15:00 to 18:15 BST (14:00 to 17:15 GMT)

Remote exam booking deadlines and regulations

  • The December 2021 standard entry deadline for remote session exams is 1 November. 
  • Students offered remote session exams as a contingency option may have a later entry deadline date - any extended deadline date will be advised by email.  
  • It will not be possible to make any amendments to any new or existing remote session exam entries after 1 November. Withdrawal requests can still be made for extenuating circumstances.
  • Students changing a centre exam booking to a remote session booking will be able to enter at the early entry rate for any exam previously entered during the early entry period.  

Please note that our important dates webpage refers to both our remote and centre based exams

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