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Cambridge IGCSECambridge O LevelCambridge International AS & A LevelCambridge IPQCambridgeGuide toMaking EntriesIncluding syllabus and option codesJune series 202͈Administrative zone 4

For advice on how to submit entries for Cambridge exams please contact Customer Services on 44 1223 553554.Send any correspondence about submitting entries to:Address:Email:Fax:Cambridge Assessment International Education, The Triangle Building, Shaftesbury Road,Cambridge, CB2 8EA, United [email protected] 44 1223 553558Please quote your centre number in all communications.PLEASE DESTROY ALL PREVIOUS COPIES OF THE GUIDE TO MAKING ENTRIES FOR THE JUNESERIES.

ContentsPageIntroduction .04Final date for receiving entries . 04Part 1: Instructions for submitting entries .051.1. Preparing your entries using Cambridge International Direct . 051.2. Adding your candidate details . 051.3. Adding your syllabus entries . 061.4. Checking your entries . 081.5. Submitting your entries . 091.6. Making amendments . 101.7. Submitting forecast grades and internally assessed marks. 10Part 2: After submitting your entries .122.1. Viewing your entries online . 122.2. Entry feedback documents . 122.3. Checking your entry information . 132.4. Exam entry invoices . 13Part 3: Index of syllabus codes for the June 2021 Series.153.1. Introduction . 153.2. Use of entry option codes . 153.3. Entry option codes for carry forward components . 163.4. Entry option codes for staged assessment . 163.5. Cambridge IGCSE syllabuses in alphabetical order. 183.6. Cambridge International O Level syllabuses in alphabetical order . 373.7. Cambridge International AS & A Level syllabuses in alphabetical order . 453.8. Cambridge International Project Qualification . 63Part 4: Instructions for entering candidates for Cambridge group awards .644.1.Entering candidates for Cambridge ICE . 644.1.1. Introduction . 644.1.2. How to enter for Cambridge ICE . 644.1.3. Taking Cambridge ICE over two series . 644.1.4. List of qualifying subjects for Cambridge ICE . 654.1.5. Using Cambridge O Level subjects as part of Cambridge ICE . 664.1.6. Confirmation of Cambridge ICE entry . 664.1.7. Calculating the Cambridge ICE award . 674.1.8. Cambridge ICE results and certificates . 674.2.Entering candidates for the Cambridge AICE Diploma . 684.2.1. Introduction . 684.2.2. How to enter for the Cambridge AICE Diploma . 684.2.3. Taking the Cambridge AICE Diploma over more than one series . 684.2.4. List of qualifying subjects for the Cambridge AICE Diploma . 704.2.5. Cambridge AICE Diploma credit system . 714.2.6. Calculating the Cambridge AICE Diploma . 714.2.7. Cambridge AICE Diploma results and certificates . 724.2.8. Re-sitting the Cambridge AICE Diploma . 72Index of Cambridge IGCSE syllabuses in syllabus code order .73Index of Cambridge International O Level syllabuses in syllabus code order .74Index of Cambridge International AS & A Level syllabuses in syllabus code order .75Index of Cambridge International Project Qualification syllabus .75

IntroductionThis guide is for new and experienced exams officers who need to submit entry information for Cambridgeexams. It provides a high-level view of the entry submission process and a detailed description of the proceduresthat you need to follow. The guide also provides an index of all syllabus and option codes for entry in the June2021 exam series.The qualifications covered in this document are: Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE ) Cambridge Ordinary Level (O Level) Cambridge International Advanced Subsidiary Level (AS Level) Cambridge International Advanced Level (A Level) Cambridge International Project Qualification (CIPQ) Cambridge International Certificate of Education (ICE Diploma) Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education Diploma (AICE Diploma)Cambridge Primary Checkpoint and Cambridge Lower Secondary Checkpoint are part of the October 2021series. You can find information relating to these qualifications in the Cambridge Guide to Making Entries forPrimary Checkpoint and Lower Secondary Checkpoint Syllabuses May 2021.You should read this guide in conjunction with the Cambridge Handbook 2021. This sets out the regulations thatgovern all Cambridge exams and the administrative tasks exams officers need to carry out during the series. Youshould also refer to the June 2021 exam timetable to make sure that any timetable clashes are detected as earlyas possible.The guide is divided into the following sections: Part 1 provides information on the different methods available for submitting your entries and givesdetailed instructions on how to use these. Part 2 provides information on what happens after we have received your entries and what materials youwill receive once we have processed them. Part 3 provides an index of the syllabus and option codes available in the June 2021 exam series. Part 4 provides entry instructions for the Cambridge ICE and AICE Diploma group awards.The Cambridge Guide to Making Entries describes the process for submitting entries from the perspective of anexams officer from a Cambridge International School. If you work in an Associate Centre you will also have tocomply with any extra local arrangements required by your Cambridge Associate.Final date for receiving entriesThe entry deadlines for the June 2021 exam series are shown below:JuneCambridge IGCSECambridge International O LevelCambridge International AS and A LevelCambridge International Project QualificationCambridge ICE/AICE DiplomaFinal entrydeadlineLate entryperiodLate entrydeadlineVery lateentry period21 February22 February –17 April17 April18 April onwardsWe recommend that you submit your entries at least two weeks before the final entry deadline. This will give youtime to check your entries online using Cambridge International Direct (‘Direct’ for short) and submit any changesbefore late fees are charged.For any entries or amendments we receive after the final entry deadline, we will charge: A late entry fee for entries or changes to entry options we receive during the late entry period. A very late entry fee for entries or changes to entry options we accept during the very late entry period.This includes unauthorised entries or any exceptional cases where we agree to send extra questionpapers after the late entry deadline.Check that all your entries are correct before the late entry closing date. We may not be able to acceptany changes you submit after this date.4

Part 1: Instructions for submitting entries1.1Preparing your entries using Cambridge International DirectWe recommend that all centres submit their entries using the online Exams Dashboard available on Direct(https://direct.cie.org.uk). This tool will allow you to manage your exam entries for the current series and tocarry out other administrative tasks like submitting marks and forecast grades.Free online training for using the dashboard is available as part of the ‘Getting to know the Cambridge ExamsCycle’ course – if you are interested in taking this course, please contact Customer Services. A series of videotutorials are also available on our website. Go to: https://help.cambridgeinternational.org ‘Administeringexams’ ‘Cambridge International Direct Entries – Video Tutorials’.If your centre is attached to a Cambridge Associate and they have asked you to use a different system to makeyour entries, you should follow their instructions. If you cannot use the Exams Dashboard download the 2021Final Entry Form from the ‘Support Materials’ section of Direct. (Please note that we will not accept outdatedversions of the form.) Do not use multiple entry methods as this can lead to errors or missing information on yourfinal entries.Please make sure the entry data you submit is accurate. Materials such as question papers, mark sheetsand attendance registers are dependent on the entry information we receive. Additional fees may alsoapply for correcting any errors after the entry deadline.1.2Adding your candidate detailsWhen you first log onto the dashboard, you will need to load your candidate information to the ‘June 2021’ examseries – this is used for all Cambridge IGCSE, O Level, International AS & A Level and Cambridge IPQ exams.Click the ‘Add Candidates’ button next to the relevant series and the screen below will appear. You can choose toenter your candidate data either one candidate at a time using the ‘Create new Candidate’ option or by importinga .csv file on the ‘Add Candidates from Spreadsheet’ screen. Create new candidateThis button will open a form allowing you to manually input the information for a single candidate. Once youhave entered the candidate details, click the ‘Save Candidate Details’ button to add the new candidate to yourentries. The fields on this screen are as follows: Candidate Number:You must allocate a unique number to each candidate, in the range 0001 to 9999. Do not entercandidates under more than one number. Candidate numbers cannot be changed after you havesubmitted the entry.Name:The name of the candidate, in the format you would like it to appear on your statements of entryand results documents. The maximum number of characters for a candidate name is 60, whichincludes any spaces – you will need to abbreviate any names longer than this. Do not use commasto separate a candidate’s first name from their surname.Date of Birth:Enter candidates’ dates of birth in the standard UK date format, which is dd/mm/yyyy.5

Gender:Select the gender of the candidate, either ‘Male’ or ‘Female’.English First Language?:Select whether English is the candidate’s first language.CID (Unique Candidate Identifier):This allows you to enter a candidate UCI number, which is not needed for general qualifications.NID (National Identity Number):This allows you to enter a National Identity Number, which can be up to 20 characters long.ULN (Unique Learner Number):This allows you to enter a candidate ULN, which should be 10 characters long. ULN information isonly required for candidates in the UK.Status:Indicate whether the candidate is a ‘School’ or ‘Private’ entry. Candidates who do not take classesat your centre and are only using your centre as an exam venue should be entered as ‘Private’.Previous Centre Number & Previous Candidate Number:If the candidate is carrying forward any marks or results from a previous series, enter the centreand candidate number they used for their most recent set of exams. Please note that we still needthis information if the candidate is using the same candidate number in the current series.Add candidates from spreadsheetThis screen will allow you to upload a .csv file containing your candidate data. The required format for this fileis shown below. You can download a template file from Direct.CandidateNumberCID UCINationalIDULNNameGenderDate 123098765X0012346789012345JOHN KEATSM05/08/1996XX1237YPOnly the Name, Gender and School/Private Indicator are required – all other fields are optional. However,please note that unused headings in the .csv file cannot be removed (i.e. a ‘National ID’ column mus

Cambridge IGCSE Cambridge International O Level Cambridge International AS and A Level Cambridge International Project Qualification Cambridge ICE/AICE Diploma 21 February 22 February – 17 April 17 April 18 April onwards We recommend that you submit your entries at least two weeks before the final entry deadline. This will give you