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Would you like to improve your English and gain an internationally recognised English language certificate? Would you like to improve your job prospects? Would you like to obtain a UK higher education qualification? Do you need to gain a certificate from a professional association in order to advance your career? We can help you achieve these goals.

Candidates choose British Council

Every year over two million people take an exam with British Council around the world. In Cyprus, we administer more than 45,000 examinations annually for various UK universities and partnering educational and professional institutions.

With British Council you get:

  • Professional, reliable, secure, trustworthy and caring service
  • Unrivalled availability on exams test dates
  • A wide selection of exam locations
  • First class preparation support and resources
  • Special arrangements for candidates with special needs organised by our experienced test centre staff

Take an exam with us


IELTS is the world’s most popular language test for emigration and studying abroad. Take IELTS with British Council Cyprus to help you on your way to the UK, Canada, the USA, Australia and New Zealand.

Classroom activityAptis

Aptis is a new and innovative global English assessment tool from the British Council. It is designed to help organisations reach more people, connect with them and raise standards of English. Visit Aptis main site from here.

Literature in English Language TeachingCambridge Main Suite exams

British Council Cyprus offers all of Cambridge English examinations to schools and candidates. Whether you are taking Young Learners examinations ( Starters, Movers, Flyers ) or KET, PET, FCE, we can help. Please visit Cambridge English website to learn more about the syllabus from here or click here to register with the British Council.

Take IELTSProfessional & vocational exams

Hundreds of professionals sit UK professional board exams in Cyprus with British Council every year allowing you the chance to earn an internationally recognised, UK professional qualification from within Cyprus.

Where to study in the UKUK University exams

Do you want to earn an academic qualification from a leading UK educational institution? British Council administers examinations on behalf of many UK universities and colleges, making distance learning possible around the world.

global-teaching-forumsSchool Exams

British Council offers Pearson Edexcel, Cambridge International Examinations and some OCR qualifications in Cyprus. Contact us if you need to take International GCSEs, IGCSEs and A levels.


To further strengthen our relationship, and as a way of saying thank you, we are delighted to announce the launch of Addvantage, our new partnership programme.

Contact Us

For further information please email us at exams.enquiries@cy.britishcouncil.orgcontact us or find us on Facebook.