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What is CSEC?
CSEC refers to the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate and the CSEC examinations are aimed at students who have reached the 16+ age of secondary level...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:38 AM
What subjects are being offered at the CSEC level?
Click here for a List of Subjects.  They may also be obtained from CXC Local Registrar.
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:39 AM
What is a Resit candidate?
A Resit Candidate is any candidate who at the time of registering for an examination, opts to reuse his/her SBA score.  Regulations, governing the reuse of ...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:39 AM
Who is considered a Private candidate?
Someone who is not in a full-time educational institution like a school.  A private candidate is registered at a part-time centre or an educational institut...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:39 AM
What exam papers do I need to complete when studying by myself?
Private candidates are required to write the compulsory papers but will have the option of not completing the school based assessment (SBA). Such a candidat...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:40 AM
How many subjects can a student write at one sitting?
Students can sit as many subjects as they wish at a single sitting.
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What qualifications are required before I can attempt CSEC?
There is no qualification requirement to pursue CSEC examinations.
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I am not attending any school or a part-time educational institution but want to register for the CSEC examinations. May I do so via the Online Registration System on the Council’s website?
No. All registration must be done through an approved examination centre.  Contact your CXC Local Registrar who would be able to provide a list of approved ...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:40 AM
How many marks do I need to obtain a Grade I pass?
It is not the policy of the Council to publicise the different grade boundaries.  Suffice to say that the marks for Grade I may vary from one subject area t...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:40 AM
Why do some candidates appear to have better Profile Grades but a lower overall Subject Grade when compared to other candidates.
CSEC results are reported as an overall grade (Roman numerals I to VI) and three Profile grades (letters A to F). Each overall grade indicates th...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:41 AM