The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training has advised that registration for the Caribbean Examinations Council’s January 2019 examinations begins on Monday, September 3, and will close on Monday, October 1, 2018.
Registration takes place between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, and forms are available from the Examination and Assessment Section of the Ministry of Education, Elsie Payne Complex, Constitution Road, St. Michael. They can also be accessed online at the Ministry’s website, http://mes.gov.bb.
Persons must bring the relevant fees; a Barbados identification card, driver’s license, passport or certified passport size photograph as evidence of identification; and a blue/black ink pen when registering. In addition, the CSEC examination fees, which are payable in cash on registration, are as follows: entry fee, $36.00 per candidate; subject fee, $36.50 per subject; and the local entrance fee, $30.00 per candidate.
The local entrance fee covers all examinations which the candidate may be writing in May/June 2019. All fees should be paid in cash to the Finance Section of the Ministry Mondays to Fridays between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Subject entries with a School Based Assessment component will only be accepted from ‘Resit Candidates’.
The Ministry advises candidates that it will not reconcile or adjust clashes of subject papers, so they should consult the timetables for the respective examinations before registering. A copy of the timetable is posted on CXC’s web page, www.cxc.org. There is also a link to this web page from the Ministry’s website.