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NOTICE TO PRIVATE CANDIDATES - IGCSE, GCE O level, AS and A 2019

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES SITTING THE CAMBRIDGE ASSESSMENT INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION NOVEMBER 2019 EXAMINATION THROUGH BOTSWANA EXAMINATION COUNCIL

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2019 JCE EXAMINATIONS PRIVATE CENTRES

Candidates must take note of the following; 1. Locate their centres well in time before the examinations start. 2. Bring their statement of entry at examination centres. 3. Bring identity documents (Omang/ Birth Certificates and Passport for Non-citizens)

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Press Release

RESCHEDULING OF THE 2019 JCE AND BGCSE EXAMINATION TIMETABLES DUE TO GENERAL ELECTIONS DATE - The Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) would like to inform all examination centres, candidates and the public at large about the 2019 JCE and BGCSE examinations papers that have been re-scheduled following the announcement of the General Elections date and the paid holidays declared by the Office of the State President.

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2019 BEC BGCSE PRIVATE CENTRES

Candidates must take note of the following; The table below shows the location of 2019 BGCSE Examination Centers. Candidates should locate their centres well in time before the examinations start.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PRIVATE CANDIDATES REGISTRATION FOR THE OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2019 CAMBRIDGE ASSESSMENT INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION SECONDARY CHECKPOINT, IGCSE, GCE O’ LEVEL AND AS/A LEVEL EXAMINATIONS IS ONGOING

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Botswana Examinations Council hosts Southern Africa Association of Educational Assessment (SAAEA) Conference, from the 19 - 22 May 2019.

The 13th Southern Africa Association of Educational Assessment (SAAEA) conference will be held in Gaborone, Botswana from 19th to 22nd May 2019. SAAEA was established primarily to provide a platform where various educationists, namely, Assessment Specialists, Curriculum Developers, Educators and Researchers share expertise and practices.

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Temporary closure of Certification Office.

The public is hereby informed that the Certification Office of the Botswana Examinations Council will be closed for service on Thursday and Friday the 4th and 5th of April 2019.

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2019 EXAMINATIONS - BGCSE & JCE PRIVATE CANDIDATES REGISTRATION AND ONLINE REGISTRATION & PAYMENT

Private candidates are informed that registration will start on the 18th March to 26th April 2019 (For BGCSE and GCE O’ Levels) and Private candidates are informed that JCE Registration will start on the 13th March 2019 until 1st April 2019. The information regarding Registration can be accessed through the BEC website at www.bec.co.bw and BEC Facebook page (Botswana Examinations Council) and Twitter Account @Bots_Exams. Candidates can also call the following lines for more information -Telephone 3650826, 3650809, 3650700, or visit BEC Headquarters situated at Plot No. 54864, along Western by-pass between Mass Media Complex and Westgate Mall.

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BEC RELEASES 2018 BGCSE RESULTS

Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) has released the 2018 Botswana General Certificate for Secondary Education (BGCSE) examination results. A total of 32 470 candidates wrote the 2018 examination showing a decrease of 12.8% in candidature compared to the 2017 cohort of 37 251. There were 13 537 (41.69%) male candidates and 18 933 (58.31%) female candidates sitting for the 2018 BGCSE Examination. In 2018 there were 23 026 (70.91%) candidates from government and government-aided schools compared to 25 802 (69.27%) in 2017 and 9 444 (29.09%) private candidates compared to 11 449 (30.74%) in 2017. The private candidates’ category included 1 156 (3.56%) Back-to-School candidates, 1 354 (4.17%) candidates from Private Schools and 8 090 (24.92%) Private Candidates. The private candidates are from BEC Centres and Botswana Open University Centres.

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2018 JCE RESULTS RELEASED

Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) has released the 2018 Junior Certificate Examinations (JCE) Results. A total of 41 062 candidates registered to write the 2018 examination showing an increase of 0.41% in candidature compared to 40 896 candidates in 2017. There were altogether 40 353 candidates who actually sat and were awarded grades in the 2018 JCE compared to 40 079 candidates in 2017, which is a slight increase of 0.68% in the candidature. The slight increase has been observed in private centre candidates.

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PRESS RELEASE - 2018 PRIMARY SCHOOL LEAVING EXAMINATION (PSLE) RESULTS RELEASED

Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) has released the 2018 Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) results. A total of 46 432 (Forty Six Thousand Four Hundred and Thirty Two) candidates wrote the 2018 examination showing an increase in candidature of 4.5% from the 2017 candidature of 44 427 (Forty Four Thousand Four Hundred and Twenty Seven). The 2018 cohort had 23 425 (50.45%) females and 23 007 (49.55%) males. The female candidates outperformed their male counterparts in all subjects.

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2018 BEC JCE PRIVATE CENTRES

Candidates must take note of the following; 1. Locate their centres well in time before the examinations start. 2. Bring their statement of entry at examination centres. 3. Bring identity documents (Omang/ Birth Certificates and Passport for Non-citizens)

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2018 BEC BGCSE PRIVATE CENTRES

Candidates must take note of the following; The table below shows the location of 2018 BGCSE Examination Centres. Candidates should locate their centres well in time before the examinations start.

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PRIVATE CANDIDATES REGISTRATION FOR THE OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2018

Botswana Examinations Council would like to inform prospective candidates that registration for the October/November 2018 Cambridge International examinations is open.

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Message to the President

Congratulatory Message to His Excellency the President of Republic of Botswana

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2018 PRIVATE CANDIDATE REGISTRATION ON

The Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) wishes to inform candidates that the 2018 JCE and BGCSE Registration for Private candidates is ongoing. Closing date for JCE is 16 April 2018 and 18 May 2018 for BGCSE.

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Public Announcement

The Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) wishes to inform Centres, Candidates, Tertiary Institutions and the public that candidates are allowed to certify their Statements of Results and Certificates either at their former centres, Ministry of Basic Education Regional Offices or BEC.

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2017 BGCSE RESULTS RELEASED

Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) has released the 2017 Botswana General Certificate for Secondary Education (BGCSE) examination results. A total of 37 251 candidates wrote the 2017 examination showing an increase of 5.04% in candidature compared to the 2016 cohort of 35 465. There were 15 590 (41.85%) male candidates and 21 661 (58.15%) female candidates sitting for the 2017 BGCSE Examination.

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2017 JCE RESULTS ARE OUT

Attached is an advert on how to access the 2017 JCE results using cellphone and BEC website.

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NOTICE TO CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS IGCSE, GCE O LEVEL and AS/A LEVEL NOVEMBER 2017 PRIVATE CANDIDATES

All private candidates who sat for Cambridge International Examinations NOVEMBER 2017, IGCSE, O’ LEVEL, AS LEVEL and A LEVEL examinations with BEC are informed that the results will be released on these dates:

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