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 2021

Part 1A   April 10 – May 8
Part 1B  June 12

Part 2A  March 27 – May 8
Part 2B   June 12

Part 3A  March 27 – May 8
Part 3B   June 12


Exam Application Form:

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

Student information Packs:

2021 Part 1

2021 Part 2

2021 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
  • Dates and application form

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.