October 2017 Examinations

October 2017 Examinations 

The next examination session will be on Monday 9 October 2017.  The timetable can be viewed by clicking here.   

Entering Examinations 

The deadline for submitting applications for the exam session taking place in October has now passed.   The closing date for entries was 11 August.   The IFE is no longer able to accept entries for October 2017 examinations.

The next full examination session will be in March 2018.  Candidates may enter for examinations in March 2018 by downloading appropriate documents.  Please see the March 2018 Examinations page for further information. 

Preparing for October 2017 Examinations

Candidates who have entered for IFE examinations in October 2017 should familiarise themselves with the following documents:

  • Entry Fees, Changes to Entries and Key Dates - this document sets out the fees for entering examinations and key dates such as the closing date for entries and the deadlines for late entries and withdrawals from examinations.
  • Terms and Conditions - all candidates must ensure that they are aware of the terms and conditions as they will be required to confirm their agreement to abide by the terms when they complete the entry form.
  • Rules and Information for Candidates Taking IFE Examinations in October 2017  booklet. This booklet contains information about the process followed after candidates have entered examinations, the examination conditions and relevant dates (eg for issue of results).

Reasonable Adjustments

Candidates who wish to apply for reasonable adjustments will need to complete and submit an application for reasonable adjustments.  The procedure for applying for reasonable adjustments and the relevant application form can be found on the FAQs, Policies and Procedures page.  Candidates who wish to apply for reasonable adjustments and who have not already submitted their form are requested to do so as soon as possible in order to ensure that examination venues have time in which to prepare for any adjusted arrangements.

Withdrawing from Examinations

The deadline for withdrawing from October examinations and receiving a refund of entry fees was 28 August; the IFE is no longer providing refunds for entries for October 2017 examinations.

Candidates who have enountered situations that will prevent them from attending their examination(s) are advised to read the the guidance on Arrangements for Special Consideration and Deferral of Examinations.  This information is provided on the FAQs, Policies and Procedures page.  

In case of query, candidates should email: exams@ife.org.uk.