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March 16, 2020

The Overseas Examinations Commission (OEC), supports the government’s efforts to discourage the congregation of persons in response to the presence of the CoVid-19 disease in Jamaica and has made adjustments to its operations accordingly. These adjustments are geared to the protection of our staff and publics from unnecessary exposure.

Schools and other educational institutions are therefore being advised that visits to the OEC are not encouraged at this time. The OEC acknowledges that schools and institutions need to be in contact with us during this period and so strongly recommends the use of electronic communication as far as…

March 16, 2020

As a result of the confirmed cases of COVID-19 on the island, the Overseas Examinations Commission (OEC) wishes to advise all registered candidates of Post-Secondary Examinations (written or online) that your examinations are still scheduled according to your individual dates.

However, the OEC requests that candidates self-isolate, make contact with the Ministry of Health & Wellness if required and reschedule their exam with the Examining Body if:

September 3, 2018

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August 15, 2018

Certificates are available to be collected by Private Candidates who sat CXC examinations - CSEC and CAPE - from January 2013 to January 2018 at our offices in Kingston and Montego Bay, St. James.

Proof of identification (Passport, Driver's Licence or National ID) and the Preliminary Result Slip are required for collection.  

Candidates who do not have their Preliminary Result Slip, will be required to state where and when they sat the examinations.

July 13, 2017

Private Candidates who sat CXC - CSEC and CAPE examinations from January 2011 to June 2016 MUST collect their Certificate(s) immediately from our Office.

You will need to take along with you the following documents to collect your Certificate(s):-

Identification (Passport, Driver's Licence or National ID) Preliminary Result Slip. If you do not have your Preliminary Result Slip, then you must be able to state where and when you sat your examinations.

May 16, 2017

In light of the current inclement weather conditions, the Overseas Examinations Commission (OEC) wishes to advise the students writing secondary level exit examinations and the general public that all examinations [CXC & GCE/IGCSE] scheduled for May/June 2017 will be held as time-tabled.

 

February 14, 2017

Private Candidates who sat CXC - CSEC and CAPE examinations from January 2011 to June 2016 MUST collect their Certificate(s) immediately from our Office.

You will need to take along with you the following documents to collect your Certificate(s):-

Identification (Passport, Driver's Licence or National ID) Preliminary Result Slip. If you do not have your Preliminary Result Slip, then you must be able to state where and when you sat your examinations.

February 14, 2017

Overseas Examination Commission has signed an agreement with Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing (CBT) business of Pearson, to test candidates pursuing key industry certifications from leading IT programs, such as Cisco, CompTIA, EMC, HP, LPI, Oracle and VMware.

Pearson VUE believes testing and certification is at the heart of the learning experience, and Overseas Examination Commission will play its part by offering accessible and secure testing to candidates.

September 9, 2016

In light of recent media reports, the Overseas Examinations Commission (OEC), which has been in operation for 129 years of distinguished service to the Government and people of Jamaica and acts as a Proctoring (Supervisory) Body for many Overseas Examining Boards, including the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), wishes to clarify aspects of the administration of examinations and highlight its role and the processes involved for the information of the general public.

October 1, 2015

Overseas Examinations Commission has signed a agreement with Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing (CBT) business of Pearson, to test candidates pursuing key industry certifications from leading IT programs, such as Cisco, CompTIA, EMC, HP, LPI, Oracle and VMware.