IGCSE/ International GCSE/GCE
If you wish to write your paper/s privately and are currently studying at a school in the UAE,
please note that you must fulfil the following requirement:
• School candidates studying for IGCSE should follow a 2 year course of study, with
the examinations normally taking place at the end of Year 10 or later. Students
studying for ‘A’ Level should follow a 2 year course of study, with the ‘AS’ level
examinations normally taking place at the end of Year 11 or later and the A2
examinations at the end of Year 12 or later.
Please obtain a copy of the NOC letter which needs to be submitted to the British
Council along with this application.
The ‘no objection letter’ from the school principal must be printed on the school letter-head
and stamped. The letter should clearly state the following
Abu Dhabi / Dubai
Dear Examinations Services Manager,
Subject: No objection letter
“This is to confirm that (student’s complete name) studying in (state the current grade
the student is in) is currently enrolled in our school.
I would like to confirm that the school has no objection to him/her taking the
examination through the British Council, Abu Dhabi as a private candidate.
We also confirm that we have communicated to the student and his/her parents that as
a private candidate his/her certificate/s will not be endorsed by the Ministry of
Education and Youth, however xxxx (name of the school), will be willing to allow the
candidate to continue their further studies in the school .”
Name of school principal
Name of School
Signature of Parent