Assessment fees and services

In the Middle Years Programme (MYP), Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP), students take exams.  Schools pay a fee for each student in the exams.

Middle Years Programme

Moderation

  • The student fee is charged for each student registered by the school for moderation in one or more subjects.

eAssessment

  • Candidate registration fee is paid once for each student to take one or more examinations in a particular examination session.
  • Individual subject registration fee is paid for each subject taken by an individual student.

Assessment fees for Middle Years Programme

1 September 2016 - 31 August 2017 (May and November 2017 sessions)

Fee USD GBP CHF EUR SGD
eAssessment candidate registration fee 52 31 64 37 61
eAssessment individual subject registration fee 74 44 89 52 86
Discounted subject fee for package of seven eAssessments 440 264 538 311 516

1 September 2017 - 31 August 2018 (May and November 2018 sessions)

Fee USD GBP CHF EUR SGD
eAssessment candidate registration fee 53 32 64 38 63
eAssessment individual subject registration fee 76 46 89 54 89
Discounted subject fee for package of seven eAssessments 456 276 534 324 534

 Schools receive the following services

  • A comprehensive coordinator's handbook
  • Access to IB Answers by telephone or email.
  • Access to the IB information systems (IBIS) for tasks necessary to administer student assessment
  • Validation of grades of final-year students through the submission of samples of student work for external moderation
  • Assessment reviewed by external moderators, appointed and trained by the IB, who apply the same criteria and achievement levels worldwide
  • Moderation reports providing detailed advice for schools in relation to understanding and applying subject-specific objectives and assessment criteria

Students receive the following services

  • An IB record of achievement and IB Middle Years Programme certificate where conditions are met

Diploma Programme

The IB assesses student work as direct evidence of achievement against the stated assessment objectives of Diploma Programme courses.

There are two assessment fees.

  • The student registration fee is paid once for each student to take one or more examinations in a particular examination session. Diploma category students who take anticipated subjects one year early do not pay a second time.
  • The candidate subject fee is paid for each subject taken by an individual student. There is no fee for theory of knowledge or the extended essay assessment by diploma category students.

Assessment fees for Diploma Programme

1 September 2016 - 31 August 2017 (May and November 2017 sessions) 

Fee USD GBP CHF EUR SGD
Candidate registration fee 168 98 203 118 197
Candidate subject fee 116 68 140 82 135

1 September 2017 - 31 August 2018 (May and November 2018 sessions) 

Fee USD GBP CHF EUR SGD
Candidate registration fee 172 101 203 122 204
Candidate subject fee 119 70 140 85 140

Higher fees are charged where IB deadlines for student registration are missed.

There is also the core fee for course candidates:

Core fees (per candidate)

The fee is for each core requirement of the Diploma Programme a course candidate is registered for, and for diploma candidates retaking a core requirement. These core fees do not apply to a diploma category registration.

1 September 2016 - 31 August 2017 (May and November 2017 sessions)

  USD GBP CHF EUR SGD
Extended essay 89 53 107 63 104
Theory of knowledge 45 27 54 32 53
Creativity Action and Service 10 6 13 7 11

1 September 2017 - 31 August 2018 (May and November 2018 sessions)

  USD GBP CHF EUR SGD
Extended essay 91 55 107 65 108
Theory of knowledge 46 28 54 33 55
Creativity Action and Service 10 6 13 7 11

Schools receive the following services

  • A comprehensive coordinator's handbook
  • Access to IB Answers by telephone or email
  • Access to the IB information system (IBIS) for tasks necessary to administer student assessment
  • A range of teacher feedback, including subject reports for each examination session

Students receive the following services

  • Comprehensive assessment using a wide range of assessment methods including moderated internal assessment and externally marked examinations
  • Assessment by an international team of examiners and moderators, overseen by independent chief examiners
  • Clerical checking of assessment material to ensure administrative accuracy
  • Where appropriate, access arrangements and consideration of individual special circumstances
  • Access to results one day after results are released to schools
  • A printed diploma, diploma results or certificate (depending on their results)
  • Transmission of results to universities worldwide, upon request

Career-related Programme

From the November 2014 examination session onwards, the Career-related Programme (CP) will change from the current per capita fee to the standard assessment fee of the Diploma Programme.

Assessment fees for the CP

There are two assessment fees.

  • The candidate registration fee is paid once for each student to take one or more examinations in a particular examination session.
  • The candidate subject fee is paid for each assessed subject taken by an individual student. There is no fee for the reflective project.

1 September 2016 - 31 August 2017 (May and November 2017 sessions)

Fee USD GBP CHF EUR SGD
Candidate registration fee 168 98 203 118 197
Candidate subject fee 116 68 140 82 135

1 September 2017 - 31 August 2018 (May and November 2018 sessions)

Fee USD GBP CHF EUR SGD
Candidate registration fee 172 101 203 122 204
Candidate subject fee 119 70 140 85 140

An additional late fee will be incurred for a DP subject registration, reflective project registration or amendment to a subject, level or language after the first registration deadline. The late fee increases again after the second deadline.

Schools receive the following services

  • A comprehensive coordinator’s handbook.
  • Access to IB Answers by telephone or email
  • Access to the IB information system (IBIS) for tasks necessary to administer student assessment
  • A range of teacher feedback, including subject reports for each examination session

Students receive the following services

  • Comprehensive assessment using a wide range of assessment methods including moderated internal assessment and externally marked examinations
  • Assessment by an international team of examiners and moderators, overseen by independent chief examiners
  • Clerical checking of assessment material to ensure administrative accuracy
  • Where appropriate, access arrangements and consideration of individual special circumstances
  • Access to results one day after results are released to schools
  • A printed certificate and certificate of results (depending on their results)
  • Transmission of results to universities worldwide, upon request