Examinations Unit


The Examinations Unit has the responsibility for:

1. The administration of the following National, Regional and International examinations:

Primary Level
  • Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA);
  • National Test;
  • Primary School Leaving Certificate Examination (PSLCE).
Secondary Level
  • National Certificate of Secondary Education (NCSE); and

Regional- Caribbean Examination Council (CXC)
Secondary Level
  • Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC);
  • Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE);
Technical/Vocational Level
  • Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ).

Secondary Level
Pearson International (To be discontinued by the MoE, 2017 )
  • International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)
  • International Advanced Level (IAL)
Technical Level (Examining Bodies)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA);
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM);
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA);
  • Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE)
  • Institute of Management and Information Systems (IMIS);
  • Scholarship Aptitude Test (SAT)
  • University of London (UOL) - (To be discontinued by the MoE, 2017 )
    - Bachelor and Master’s Degree Programmes (e g LLB, LLM …)
2. The Registration and Examination Dates.
National Test November –end January Late June
SEA October - December Early May
PSLCE March- April Late June
NCSE November –end January June
-January Exams
-May-June Exams

August- mid September

May-Mid June
CAPE October May-Mid June
CVQ September -January
-January Exams
-May-June Exams

September – mid October
Mid February –mid March

May-Mid June
IAL Mid February –mid March May –mid June

Registration done Online. Please check appropriate websites
May and December
CIM June and December
ICS June and Nov/Dec
IFE March
IMIS June and December
-Bachelor Degrees
-Master Degree

Mid December - end February
Mid January – end March

May / June
Sept and December
3. The Release of Results

Examination Tentative date of Release of Results
National Test September
SEA Early July
PSLCE Late September
NCSE October
- January Exams
- May-June Exams

Mid March
Mid August
CAPE Mid August
4. The Processing of Applications for Certified Statements and Transcripts for: initiative

  • Teachers College
  • Primary School Leaving Certificate Examination (PSLCE)
Please note that all other requests for Certified Statements & Transcripts must be made to the relevant examining body:
  • Caribbean Examinations Council – www.cxc.org
  • University of Cambridge – www.cie.org.uk
  • University of London – www.edexcel.com
  • City & Guilds (Pitman) – www.cityandguilds.com

5. The Verification of Results for Educational and Professional Institutions

Contact Information

The Examinations Unit
Ministry of Education
No. 5 St. Vincent Street,
Port of Spain.
Tel: (868) 622-2181 Ext. 1100 - 1114
Email: Exam.section@moe.edu.tt