FIS is an official exam centre for formal examinations and optional complementary qualifications.

Students as well as external candidates can sit examinations for additional qualifications on our campuses. FIS also assists its students and their families with registration for some examinations at external centres.

Secondary School Examinations

Brevet des collèges or DNB

Examination at the end of 3ème for the French Stream - examination fee for 2018-2019 is HK$900

Examination dates: TBA

Results: TBA

International General Certificate of Education (IGCSE)

Examinations at the end of Year 10 & Year 11 for the International Stream - examination fee TBC

Examination dates: TBA

Results: TBA

French Baccalauréat

Examinations at the end of Terminale for the French Stream - examination fee for 2018-2019 is:

  • HK$6,730 for the Baccalauréat 
  • HK$7,610 for the Baccalauréat International Option (OIB)
  • HK$2,860 for the preliminary examinations

Examination dates: TBA

Results: TBA

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)

Examinations at the end of Year 13 for the International Stream - examination fee TBC

Examination dates: TBA

Results: TBA

Complementary qualifications

1. HSK

HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) is a Chinese language test drawn up under the authority of the National Office of China. The most recognised test internationally, the HSK offers students the possibility to be accepted directly into a Chinese university.

FIS is no longer an examination center for HSK but does, however, continue to provide pedagogical and practical information to parents particularly with regard to examination level selection for students.

Registration for HSK Test : students can select their exam date and register by themselves online. More information on the Parent Portal.

2. KET

Key (KET) for Schools qualification shows that a student can use English to communicate in simple situations. 

This test is to students in CM2 LV. CEFR level: A2. Further information here.

3. PET

Preliminary (PET) for Schools qualification shows that a student has mastered the basics of English and now has practical language skills for everyday use. This test is offered to some students in CM2 and 3ème LV. CEFR level: B1. Further information here.

4. FCE

First (FCE) for Schools qualification shows that a student has the language skills they need to communicate in an English-speaking environment.  

This test is offered to all students in 3ème LV. CEFR level: B2. Further information here.


IELTS (International English Language Testing System) measures the ability to communicate in English across all four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking – for people who intend to study or work where English is the language of communication.  It is also recognised in the French higher education system as an internationally approved test of competence in English. FIS students have taken and attained high scores in this test for several years now.

This test is available for Students in Premiere in the French Stream

Further information here.

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