St. Kitts (EMU) – CXC Local Registrar Solomon Claxton has informed that the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) timetables for CSEC and CAPE 2014 are now available online.
“Candidates can access this information at ors.cxc.org/studentportal with their candidate number which is the same as their registration number,” Mr. Claxton stated that the site also requires their centre number which is the first six digits of the candidate number.
Other basic information such as last name and date of birth will precede a request for their period which will be either 2014 June CSEC or 2014 CAPE.
Mr. Claxton revealed that individuals can obtain numbers from their respective institutions of learning whereas private candidates can contact the Ministry of Education at 467-1405 or 469-5521 in Nevis.
To facilitate the security of the telephone based enquiry persons calling in will have to provide their date of birth and the subjects that they will sit.
The examinations registrar revealed that additional measures have also been put in place to ensure ease of access to candidates. “Private candidates can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. By simply placing their first and last names in the subject line as well as the information mentioned previously (DOB and Subjects) in the body, a response will be provided within 24 hours.”
Mr. Claxton said the new complimentary strategies of CXC and the Ministry of Education should benefit students. He emphasized this point as he indicated that “Blackberry, Android and iOS smartphone users can also add the Ministry of Education – Office of Exams BBM Channel- C000ED14E for more information.
In another recent release Mr. Claxton indicated that CXC will introduce new CAPE syllabuses in Tourism, Entrepreneurship, Agricultural Science, Physical Education and Sport and Performing Arts in September 2014.