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Here you'll find all the key dates and deadlines for our general and vocational qualifications. General qualification and Cambridge Nationals dates are provided in our new key dates listing below. All key dates are provided in the documents on the right-hand side of this page. To see our final exam timetables, click on the following link:
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15 July 2016 - We've released our key dates listing in Beta version. To help us improve the listing please complete our feedback questionnaire.
15 September 2016 - We've added more 'key date types' to make it easier to filter to the process you need.
Late entries attract Stage 2 late entry fees.
05/11/2016 at 09:00
21/11/2016 at 09:00
Question papers for the main examination period will be despatched to centres during December.
01/12/2016 at 09:00
Final date for the submission of Cambridge Nationals coursework marks for visiting moderation.
10/12/2016 at 09:00
Date by which visiting moderators will contact centres to arrange a visit.
Final date for entry withdrawals.
21/12/2016 at 09:00
Early question paper materials based on estimated entries will be despatched to centres during January.
01/01/2017 at 09:00
Earliest date new AS Level Art and Design (H200–H206/01) materials will be available on the OCR website.
Examiner address labels will be received by centres at least one week before the examination.
02/01/2017 at 09:00
First date of the examination period.
09/01/2017 at 09:00