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Examinations Unit

Overview

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

National
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).

International
Secondary Level
Pearson International (To be discontinued by the MoE, 2017 )

  • International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)
  • International Advanced Level (IAL)
 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)
    • University of London (UOL) – 

(To be discontinued by the MoE, 2017 )

    – Bachelor and Master’s Degree Programmes (e g LLB, LLM …)

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.

EXAMINATIONREGISTRATION PERIODADMINISTRATION PERIOD
National TestNovember –end JanuaryLate June
SEAOctober – DecemberEarly May
PSLCEMarch- AprilLate June
NCSENovember –end JanuaryJune
CSEC
-January Exams
-May-June Exams

August- mid September
October

January
May-Mid June 
CAPEOctoberMay-Mid June
CVQSeptember -January 
IGCSE
-January Exams
-May-June Exams

September – mid October
Mid February –mid March

January
May-Mid June
IALMid February –mid MarchMay –mid June
CIMA



Registration done Online. Please check appropriate websites
May and December
CIMJune and December
GRE 
ICSJune and Nov/Dec
IFEMarch
IMISJune and December
SAT 
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
NCSEOctober
CSEC 
– 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 – www.cxc.org
  • University of Cambridge – www.cie.org.uk
  • University of London – www.edexcel.com
  • City & Guilds (Pitman) – www.cityandguilds.com


5. The Verification of Results for Educational and Professional Institutions 

4. The Ministry of Education is informing Individuals of the release of results for CSEC January 2019: