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There are some common acronyms used by CXC that I am not familiar with their meaning. Can you tell me what CCSLC, CSEC, CAPE, CPEA, CVQ, ORS, SBA and UCN represent?
CCSLC® - Caribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence CSEC® - Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate CAPE® - Caribbean Advanced Proficiency...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 10:25 AM
Who is the CXC Local Registrar?
The CXC Local Registrar is an official of the Ministry of Education (Overseas Examinations Commission in the case of Jamaica) who is responsible for handl...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 10:25 AM
I am preparing for the upcoming CSEC examinations, are there any guidelines that would assist in my preparation?
Yes.  CXC developed specific guidelines for candidates preparing to write its examinations.
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 10:26 AM
Should the candidate or his/her parent contact CXC on issues such as registration, timetables, SBA, examination results, certificates or return of candidate’s work?
No. Such queries should be brought to the attention of the Principal in the case of school candidates, or to the Head of examination centre/CXC Local Regi...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 10:26 AM
I am a teacher of Caribbean History and have a query concerning the examination. Should I contact CXC directly?
No.  You should bring the query to the attention of the Principal of your school. If it cannot be resolved at that level, then the Principal should raise ...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 10:26 AM
Where can I obtain a list of the subjects offered by CXC?
Subject offerings for CCSLC, CSEC and CAPE examinations may be accessed from the Council’s website, ww.cxc.org. A list of subjects may also be obtained f...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 10:27 AM
When do written examinations take place?
The CCSLC examinations take place in June, CSEC in January and May-June, and CAPE in May-June.
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 10:27 AM
When do oral and practical examinations start?
Oral examinations for the January CSEC sitting are held in December in the year prior to the written examinations; the practical examinations are held dur...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 10:28 AM
My timetable states that the Visual Arts examination will be held in mid-April; is this correct?
The date of the examination on the timetable is given as a day in April but the actual examination will be held in early May – the exact date(s) will be d...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 10:28 AM
I registered for examinations in Jamaica but am relocating to Dominica with my parents. Can I take my examinations in Dominica?
Yes.  You should contact the CXC Local Registrar in your territory, and seek permission for arrangements to be made for you to write the examinations in D...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 10:28 AM