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CIE A-level Chemistry

Categorised into different topics, these CIE A-Level Chemistry revision notes have been compiled specifically for the CIE exam. whether you want to revise a particular area, or everything, our notes clearly explain even the hardest of concepts and include diagrams and tips to support you.


Read some of our most frequently asked questions and answers

Should I write my own CIE A-Level Chemistry revision notes?

This is up to you and the way you revise best. While it is not essential to write everything down, writing information in your own words and organise topics in a way that makes sense to you will help you to retain the information better.

What is assessed on the CIE A-Level Chemistry exam?

The syllabus is broken into three strands: physical chemistry, inorganic chemistry and organic chemistry. Additionally, students will be assessed on their analytical techniques within the strands above.

How long is the CIE A-Level Chemistry exam?

Students taking the A2 (second year) of A-Level Chemistry, will be required to sit two papers. You will have a maximum of 2 hours for Paper 1 and 1 hour and 15 minutes for Paper 2.