• Exam Dates & Centres 2020

    Exam Dates & Centres 2020

    In response to the challenge of COVID-19, all TEG written exams which were scheduled to take place in July and August 2020 have been postponed.

    B1 and B2 Exams: The B1 and B2 oral exams (Partial Accreditation) will be held online.

    C1 Exam:  All sections of the C1 exam have been postponed until December 2020. Dates will be confirmed as soon as possible. 

    All candidates who had already registered for the full B1 and B2 exams in July and August have now been contacted directly and given the following options:

    (i) postponing their exam to a later date; or

    (ii) taking the oral exam online; or

    (iii) having their exam fee refunded.  

    Please note that candidates who have not already done so can still register for Partial Accreditation (oral exam only) at B1 and B2 levels in 2020. See dates below.

     All updates relating to our exam schedule will be available here and on Facebook and Twitter

     

    Level

    Date

    Type of examination

    Application Deadline

    Ardleibhéal 1 (C1)

    December 2020 (Maynooth only)

    Details available on request

     

    Available soon

    Meánleibhéal 2

    (B2)

    7 & 8 August 2020 

    Online oral exams only

    5pm, 17 July 2020

    Meánleibhéal 1

    (B1)

    24 & 25 July 2020 

         Online oral exams only

    5 pm, 3 July 2020

    2021 Exam Dates

    Meánleibhéal 2 (B2) 16 January 2021 Written, aural and oral exam (Maynooth only) Closing date to be confirmed
    Meánleibhéal 1(B1) - Oral exams for PME candidates

    22 & 23 January 2021;

    5 & 6 February 2021
    Oral exams only (venues nationwide subject to demand) Closing date to be confirmed
    Meánleibhéal 1(B1)  20 February 2021 Full exam or oral exam only (venues nationwide subject to demand) Closing date to be confirmed
    Meánleibhéal 2 (B2) 24 April 2021 Full exam or oral exam only (venues nationwide subject to demand) Application system will open in early 2021
    Meánleibhéal 1 (B1) 8 May 2021 Full exam or oral exam only (venues nationwide subject to demand) Application system will open in early 2021

    Bonnleibhéal 2

    (A2)

    22 May 2021

    Full exam or oral exam only (venues nationwide subject to demand)

    Application system will open in early 2021

    Bonnleibhéal 1

    (A1)

    12 June 2021

    Full exam or oral exam only (venues nationwide subject to demand)

    Application system will open in early 2021

    Exam Centres in Ireland 

    • Maynooth
    • Gweedore
    • Letterkenny
    • Castlebar
    • Galway
    • Limerick
    • Cork
    • Kilkenny
    • Kerry
    • Belfast

    A minimum of 15 candidates will be required in each centre in order for exams to be conducted.

    Subject to demand, exams may be conducted in the following centres outside of Ireland at the levels listed below:

    Level

    Exam centres abroad

    Bonnleibhéal 1 (A1)

    New York, Paris, Prague, Ottawa, Los Angeles, Washington DC, St. Paul MN 

    Bonnleibhéal 2 (A2)

    New York, Paris, Ottawa,  Washington DC

    Meánleibhéal 1 (B1)

    New York, Paris, Ottawa

    Meánleibhéal 2 (B2)

    Paris

    If you are interested in having a TEG exam centre in your area, please contact us at teanga@mu.ie