the British Institute of Graphologists


In order to gain the Diploma from the Institute, students must pass six exams:  Part 1 (A & B), Part 2 (A & B), and Part 3 (A & B). The exams are held annually from March until June and there is no time limit set between the three Parts. Following successful completion of all three stages, students will qualify for full membership and be entitled to use the letters MBIG (Dip).

Exam Dates 2023

Part 1A  tbc
Part 1B  tbc

Part 2A  tbc
Part 2B  tbc

Part 3A  tbc
Part 3B  tbc

LAST DATE for ENTRIES – Friday, 27th JANUARY 2023

Exam Application Form

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click here for a word version >


To access all the information, you will need to prepare for the exams, please click on the following links:

Student information Packs

2023 Part 1

2023 Part 2 

2023 Part 3

These packs contain specific information as outlined below:

  • General information about the Diploma
  • Full syllabus for the part
  • Reading list
  • General information about the exams and how to apply
  • Costs and venues
  • Exam preparation guidance notes

BIG Worksheets

> Part 1 A Worksheets in pdf format

> Part 1 A Worksheets in word doc format

> Part 1 B Worksheets in pdf format

> Part 1 B Worksheets in word doc format

> Part 2 Worksheets in pdf format

> Part 2 Worksheets in word doc format

> Part 3 Worksheets in pdf format

> Part 3 Worksheets in word doc format

Hilliger Assessment Guidelines (HAG)

Hilliger Assessment Guidelines 2023


Free Tuition for Foreign Students

The independent U.K. Training Academy (UKTA), based in Sri Lanka, is offering free online English language classes for students wishing to practise and improve their English language proficiency in preparation for the exams.

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Please note that while you do not need to be a member of the B.I.G. to obtain information about the Diploma, the exams are only open to members of the Institute. Click here to see specially reduced Student Membership rate and benefits.

For help or advice on any education issues, enquiries should be directed to John Beck.   Alternatively, our Education Officer (  or Exam Administrator (  will be happy to help you.