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Exam dates 2021

Important information about your examination

Please note the following important information before you book your examination:

  • We reserve the right to make changes to these dates.
  • Each online exam has a set capacity, and these can get fully booked before the exam entry closing date. We therefore suggest you book early to ensure you get the exam place you are hoping for. As ever, the earlier you book the better your chances of avoiding difficulty.
  • When booking for two part exams your booking confirmation will only show the date for the part A exam. Your joining instructions, when issued, will cover both parts of the examination.

You can find information including examination dates, entry dates and results release dates for the 2021 examinations below.


CB3 Business Management

Dates currently available to book:
18 January - 26 February 2021 25 January - 5 March 2021

April 2021 exams

Please note: the CS1, CS2, CM1 and CM2 exams are a combination of both a theoretical (A) and a practical (B) assessment. Both elements, A and B, will need to be taken in the same exam sitting.

  • All exams are online and will be sat in UK time only, at home or at your workplace

Exam entry

Exam entry will open for student members on Monday 1 February and close on Friday 19 February (17.00 UK time)

Exam entry will open for non-members for CS1 or CM1 on Monday 15 February and close on Friday 19 February (17.00 UK time)

All examinations are run in UK time with start times varying between 07.30 and 10.00. You will be advised of your personal start time by email two weeks before the examination date.

Date Monday
12 April
Tuesday
13 April
Wednesday
14 April
Thursday
15 April
Friday
16 April
am

CM1A

CP2 paper 1

CM1B

CP2 paper 2

CP3

CB2

CS1A

CP1 paper 1

CS1B

CP1 paper 2

Date Monday
19 April
Tuesday
20 April
Wednesday
21 April
Thursday
22 April
Friday
23 April
am

CS2A

SP2, SP4, SP6

CS2B

SA1-7

CB1

CM2A

SP1, SP5, SP7

CM2B

SP8, SP9

September 2021 exams

Exam entry

Exam entry will open on Monday 19 July and close on Friday 6 August (17.00 UK time)

All examinations are run in UK time with start times varying between 07.30 and 10.00. You will be advised of your personal start time by email two weeks before the examination date.

Date Monday
13 September
Tuesday
14 September
Wednesday
15 September
Thursday
16 September
Friday
17 September
am

CM1A

CP2 paper 1

CM1B

CP2 paper 2

- - -
Date Monday
20 September
Tuesday
21 September
Wednesday
22 September
Thursday
23 September
Friday
24 September
am - -

CP3

CB2

CS1A

CP1 paper 1

CS1B

CP1 paper 2

Date Monday
27 September
Tuesday
28 September
Wednesday
29 September
Thursday
30 September
Friday
1 October
am

CS2A

SP2, SP4, SP6

CS2B

SA1-7

CB1

CM2A

SP1, SP5, SP7

CM2B

SP8, SP9

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