Private Candidate

The King’s School is an authorised Cambridge International examination Centre licensed to offer the opportunity for private candidates to write examinations for both at IGCSE  and AS/A-level.

For more information on appearing as a private candidate please visit the Cambridge International Examination website. 

  1. The age requirements for application are 14 to 16 years for IGCSE and 16 to 19 years for A-level. 
  2. Applicants may register for the subjects if it is available to private candidates.  This is detailed in the specific syllabus under the heading ‘availability’ for IGCSE and A-Levels.
  3. Applicant for A-levels should submit their IGCSE certificate/other recognised 10th board exam certificates along with their application.
  4. Private candidates can register for the IGCSE and AS/A-Level Examinations:
    • For March Series examinations
    • For June Series Examinations
  1. Applicants have to fill in the ‘Intent For Admission’ as a ‘private candidate’ given in our website.
  2. If accepted, the applicant along with guardians will be called for an online interview
  3. Financial terms and conditions will be mailed to you.
  4. The terms and conditions should be thoroughly read and understood by the applicants/guardians.
  5. The payment of the registration fee and the examination fee confirms the private candidacy.
  6. To complete the registration process, private candidates will have to:
    • Download the ‘Examination Entry Form‘ for Private Candidates (PDF Format)
    • Fill/type-in your details and email it back to
    • Candidates are advised to check their details carefully before submitting.
    • The registration and examination fee can be paid online.
  • Private candidate entries are submitted by a set deadline to Cambridge
  • School will provide candidates the time table and instructions for examination.
  • Statement of Entries and examination seating arrangements will also be sent to private candidates.
  • Private candidate’s scripts will be processed after the completion of examination.
  • March series results will be published by the 3rd. week of May.
  • June series results will be published by the 3rd. week of August.
  • A week before the results are published, the confidential login ID and password will be mailed.
  • Result documentation will be mailed to private candidates.
  • The school’s name will not appear on certificates issued to private candidates.

Note: Private candidates cannot enter or sit for examinations at more than one Cambridge Centre during any one examination series.

Intent For Admission Examination Entry Form