GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION EXAMINATION
JUNE 2013 SESSION - GENERAL SUBJECTS
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
Bearing on the Instructions to Candidates on 2013 Registration
Closing date dor registration: Friday 7 December 2012
The following and any additional instructions given to you by your Chief of Centre must be strictiy respected.
The Board will NOT accept entries that fail to comply with these instructions.
1. Candidates will take along the following items for registration:
- Examination Fees
- Clean and clear photocopy of birth certificate
- Clean and clear copy of National Identity Card for External Candidates
- Clean and clear copy of O/L Result Slip for those entering for Advanced Level.
- All Repeat Candidates must bring along their O/L or A/L Result Slip.
2. Entry Fees
Three types of examination fees are payable, namely: Registration Fees, Subject Fees and Practical Fees. All fees must be paid in CASH to your Chief of Centre. You must obtain a computer print-out receipt stamped and signed by the Chief of Centre for the amount paid. No forms will be accepted by the Board without the payment of all corresponding examination fees. The fees for the 2013 Session are as follows:
Ordinary Level Entry:
Registration Fee 8,000 FCFA
Subject Fee 1,000 FCFA per subject
Practical Fee 5,000 FCFA per subject
Advanced Level Entry
Registration Fee 9,000 FCFA
Subject Fee 2,000 FCFA per subject
Practical Fee 5,000 FCFA per subject.
N.B: Any Form G3 without a 1,000 FCFA fiscal stamp (003733/MINFI of 21st November 2007) will result in the rejection of the candidate’s entry.
3. Candidates are required to consult the Examination Timetable for the June 2013 session on the last page of this leaflet and the Regulations and Syllabuses for June 2019 before making any entry.
No adjustments will be made to this Timetable should clashes occur with any other examination or event.
4. If you are making entries for both Ordinary and Advanced Level Examinations, then you must use two separate forms, one for either level. You are also expected to pay the Registration Fee for each level.
5. Dismissed Candidates. Only school candidates dismissed during the registration period shall immediately lose their status as Internal Candidates. S/he will therefore be required to sign for and collect her/his subject fees from the Chief of Centre and make a fresh registration at any External Centre. The Board insists that such reimbursement must be done within the registration period so that the candidate has the opportunity to make a new registration.
6. Compulsory Subjects. All candidates going for Ordinary Level, must register for the compulsory subjects; English Language, French, and Mathematics. Candidates who absent themselves from any of the three compulsory subjects shall be considered absent from the entire examination and their results for the entire examination will be nullified. In future, candidates will be required to score a minimum mark in each compulsory subject.
Take note that in any paper of a subject is regarded as absence form the subject as a whole
7. General conditions for candidates
No age-limit is set by the Board for candidates to enter for the GCE examinations. However, the following persons are eligible for the General Certificate of Education Examinations:
(a) Candidates who have completed a 5-year secondary school course.
(b) Candidates who have previously attempted the Cameroon GCE Ordinary Level examinations.
(c) Holders of at least the Teachers’ Grade III Certificate.
(d) Holders of at least the R.S.A. Stage I Certificate.
(e) Holders of the Brevet or Probatoire.
(a) Holders of the Cameroon General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level with pass grades in at least four subjects.
(b) Holders of the University of London General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level with pass grades in at least four subjects.
(c) Holders of at least the Teachers’ Grade II Certificate.
(d) Holders of the R.S.A. Stage II Certificate in at least four subjects.
(e) Holders of other certificates deemed by the Board to be équivalent to any of the above.
8. Entries will not be accepted from candidates banned from previous GCE examinations or any similar examinations. however, if an appeal against debarment is pending, an entry may be accepted provisionally but will be cancelled if the appeal is unsuccessful. No results will be issued until the outcome of the appeal is known. However, any candidates who completes his/her debarment period enters examination
9. Subjects for Examination:
Candidates for the Ordinary Level Examinations shall offer at least four subjects (full entry) which must include the following: English Language, French Language, and Mathematics. However, candidates who already possess a pass in at least four Ordinary Level subjects or other equivalent qualification may enter for additional single subjects. In such case, photocopies of the Certificates or Result Slips must be attaches.
Candidates may enter for at most eleven subjects at the Ordinary Level. The eleventh subject must be Religious Studies.
10. Candidates for the Advanced Level examination may enter for at most five subjects.
11. Candidates may not take the same subject at more than one level at the same Examination session. Where there are alternative syllabuses in a subject only one may be taken at the same Examination session.
12. A candidate may not register in more than one centre for the same Examination session.
13. Candidates are advised to consult and agree with their parents or guardians on the spelling and order of the names, date of birth and choice of subjects to avoid making errors.
14. Your chief of centrewill give you a folder (Form G1) containing the entry Form G3
15. The serial number given to you during the E-Registration exercise would be your candidate number for the Examination.
16. In case of any practical tests, the Chief of Centre will notify you of the time and place. You must strictly observe all instructions related to the examination.
17. Result Slips and Certificates will be sent to you through your Chief of Centre. Result Slips and Certificates, not collected from the Chief of Centre within six months, will be returned to the Board.
18. Lists of candidates (Form G2) accepted for the examinations will bemade available at your registration centre as soon as Late Registration is over. you are expected to consult these list so as to confirm the correctness af all your entry information. You should report any errors of name, date of birth, series/Specialty (and Option), etc. to your Chief of Centre. if you fail to take part in this exercise, any wrong information on that list may appear on individual Timetable, Transcript of Results and eventually on your Certificate.
19. Candidates are reminded to channel all complaints about their entries and results through their Chief of the Examination Centre where they registered. The Board will not enter into any direct correspondence with either the candidate or his/her representative. All such persons must write to the Board through the Chief of Centre.
20. Study the attached sample E-Registration screen so that you can be better or well armed to answer questions at registration.
Monono Ekema Humphrey
2013 CAMER00N GCE-B0ARD EXAMINATIONS
1. GCE Ordinary and Advanced levels
i) Practicals : Monday 07th May to Friday 25th May 2013
ii) Written : Monday 27th May to Friday 12th June 2013