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Examinations Unit


1. The administration of the following National, Regional and International examinations:

Primary Level

  • Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA);
  • National Test;
  • Primary School Leaving Certificate Examination (PSLCE).

Secondary Level

  • National Certificate of Secondary Education (NCSE); and
 Regional- Caribbean Examination Council (CXC)

Secondary Level

  • Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC);
  • Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE);

Technical/Vocational Level

  • Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ).

Secondary Level

Technical Level (Examining Bodies)
      • Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA);
      • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM);
      • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
      • Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA);
      • Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE)
      • Institute of Management and Information Systems (IMIS);
      • Scholarship Aptitude Test (SAT)


2. The Registration and Examination Dates
The periods listed are tentative dates, and as such, the Ministry’s website should be revisited closer to the period outlined, for the registration instructions in which specific dates  will be outlined.

National Test November –end January Late June
SEA October – December Early May
PSLCE March- April Late June
NCSE November –end January June
CSEC -January Exams -May-June Exams August- mid September October January May-Mid June
CAPE October May-Mid June
CVQ September -January
IGCSE -January Exams -May-June Exams September – mid October Mid February –mid March January May-Mid June
IAL Mid February –mid March May –mid June
CIMA Registration done Online. Please check appropriate websites May and December
CIM June and December
ICS June and Nov/Dec
IFE March
IMIS June and December
UOL -Bachelor Degrees -Master Degree Mid December – end February Mid January – end March May / June Sept and December

3. The Release of Results 

ExaminationTentative date of Release of Results
National TestSeptember
SEAEarly July
PSLCELate September
– January Exams
– May-June Exams

Mid March
Mid August 
CAPEMid August

4. The Processing of Applications for Certified Statements and Transcripts for: initiative

  • Teachers College
  • Primary School Leaving Certificate Examination (PSLCE)

Please note that all other requests for Certified Statements & Transcripts must be made to the relevant examining body: 

  • Caribbean Examinations Council –
  • University of Cambridge –
  • University of London –
  • City & Guilds (Pitman) –

5. The Verification of Results for Educational and Professional Institutions 

4. The Ministry of Education is informing Individuals of the registration period for the May/June 2020 Examinations:

Query Form January 2022 Click here


Contact Information

The Examinations Unit
Ministry of Education
No. 5 St. Vincent Street,
Port of Spain.
Tel: (868) 622-2181 Ext. 1100 – 1114