Important notes - Please read the GESE Entry Process before completing the Entry form
- Dates are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
- Candidates between the ages of 4 and 5 years old (on entry closing date) are permitted to take GESE Grade 1 only. Candidates aged 5 years or above (on examination date) may take any GESE grade.
- Candidates may not apply for two different grades during the same exam session.
- Current exam dates will be closed once they have reached full capacity.
- Applicants who have already submitted their exam entry and would like to request for a change of exam date, MUST email to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate your request with the candidate's full name and date of birth before entry closing date. Please note you may only switch to an exam date/venue that is still available.
- Exam fees cannot be refunded on any grounds.
- If you are preparing for GESE as a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for visa purposes in the UK visit UK visa tests.
GESE by online delivery
|26 April (Mon) p.m., Sheung Wan||Closing date 23 April|
|7 May (Fri) p.m., Sheung Wan (Full)||Closing date: 20 April|
|13 May (Thu) p.m., Sheung Wan||Closing date: 28 April|
|14 May (Fri) p.m., Sheung Wan||Closing date: 29 April|
GESE standard format exams
|27 June (Sun), Sheung Wan (Full)||Closing date: 14 May|
|4 July (Sun), Sheung Wan (Full)||Closing date: 14 May|
|18 July (Sun), Sheung Wan||Closing date: 14 May|
Results and Certificates Status
GESE results are usually sent within two weeks of the exam; and certificates are usually sent within six weeks of the exam
|(GESE standard) 4 Jan - 6 March||Certificates issued|
|(GESE online delivery) 4 Jan - 22 March||Certificates issued|
|(GESE online delivery) 23 March - 10 April||Results issued|
|(GESE standard) 10 - 31 March||Results issued|
|(GESE online delivery) 15 - 27 April||Appointment details sent|
Session Dates 2021
Reading & Writing exam sessions for ISE (ISE Foundation, I, II, III) are on fixed dates throughout the year:
|7 April||Closing date: 8 March|
|9 June||Closing date: 10 May|
|4 August||Closing date: 5 July|
|6 October||Closing date: 6 September|
|10 November||Closing date: 11 October|
(Note: ISE IV exams are not available via online delivery)
Speaking & Listening exams (online delivery) take place at the Trinity Hong Kong office on a weekly basis. Please contact us for exam dates.
If you are preparing for ISE as a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for visa purposes in the UK visit UK visa tests.