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Why should I indicate the Class or Form for candidates when registering them?
The advantage of registering candidates by Class or Form is that it allows the User to generate the report ‘Register of Candidates by Class Teacher’. The ...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 9:22 AM
The candidate’s name was changed in the ORS but when the timetable was received from CXC, it had the incorrect (original) name. What could have happened?
It could be that the amendment file was never forwarded to the Ministry; if it was, the Ministry probably did not forward it to CXC. Generate the 'Fo...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 9:24 AM
Why is the ORS allowing me to make changes to candidates' personal details (name, date of birth or gender) but not to the subject details?
The deadline for making personal detail amendments in the ORS extends beyond that for making subject and option amendments. When the system closes for sub...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 9:25 AM
Does the ORS keep track of all changes made during the registration period?
No. Changes made before the official registration cut-off date are not archived. Changes made after the official registration cut-off date are stored in t...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 9:25 AM
The ORS is not allowing me to recall the registration file from the Ministry to make changes. Is the system working ok?
You would not be able to recall the registration file after the elapse of the official registration cut-off date.
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 9:26 AM
How do I make an amendment after the official registration cut-off date has passed?
Go to the Registration option on the Main Menu Screen. Select the Edit Candidate option. Search for the candidate. When found, select View and make the re...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 9:26 AM
What is the difference between a candidate registering as a Repeat and a Re-sit?
Repeat indicates that a candidate has done the particular subject before at the same level - even if it was 20 years ago. Re-sit indicates that the candid...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 9:26 AM
Why is the ORS preventing me from registering a candidate as a Re-sit?
The system would not allow candidates who are not eligible to register as Re-sit to do so. Users can verify if a candidate is eligible to register as a Re...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 9:26 AM
I am about to register a candidate whose first name is incorrect from a previous registration period. Should I change the incorrect name to the correct one?
No. Please register the candidate with the incorrect personal information from the previous period. After the official registration cut-off date, you shou...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 9:27 AM
When registering candidates, must I select an option for each subject?
Yes. You must select from SBA, Resit, Alternative, or Transfer, depending on the level (CCSLC, CSEC, CAPE) or the institution (fulltime or private).
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 9:27 AM