Exam dates, registration cut offs, etc are on the attached timetable and will depend if you are a classroom or a distance student.

There are NO ICB test dates.  These are written during your course and when you are finished with a particular section of work.  If you are with a college, they will give you these dates. 

Exam sessions are usually 9am - 12:30.  However, this may change.  Please refer to your exam confirmation letter for final details.

Please note that as of April 2021 paper exams will be scheduled from 9:00 to 12:30 and online exams from 13:00 - 16:30, but refer to your exam confirmation letter for final details. 

Please note:  Due to the impact of COVID19, the release of some exam results might be later than the dates indicated on the timetable.


Most Colleges conduct formal exams for classroom students every other month, but first check with yours when they’re doing the exams for the subjects you’re interested in.  Click here to find a ICB approved Center near you.


Exams for distance learning and independent students take place at the ICB-approved examination centres around southern Africa as well as online from April 2021.  Visit this link to find out where these venue are:   https://www.icb.org.za/exam-timetables-and-venues/

Exam closing dates, results release dates etc are also on the attached document.

Please note the revised timetable for July and April 2020 for Distance Students, titled Revised 2020 Timetable Distance Students. These dates are applicable to all Distance Students and replace the dates for May and July 2020 ONLY on the original timetable titled ICB Timetable 2020 Sep19.

All future 2020 exam dates for Distance Learners are as per the original timetable.

Face-to-face learners can continue as per instructions provided by their respective Colleges.

Please click this link for the February and March 2021 timetable. For the 2021/22 timetable, please click here or see below.