Zimbabwe School Examination Council (ZIMSEC) has released June examinations timetable for both Ordinary and Advanced level classes as well as safety measures to be employed to curb the spread of COVID-19.
In a statement by ZIMSEC board chairperson Eddie Mwenje said the Ordinary Level June session examinations will commence on June 30 and end on July 20 with Advanced Level examination commencing on June 30 and ending on July 23.
“The June 2020 examination session for Ordinary and Advanced level has been scheduled as follows, Ordinary level Tuesday 30 June to Monday 20 July, Advanced level Monday 30 June to Thursday 23 July,” said Mwenje.
“Revised provisional examination timetables were sent to all examination centres across the country.”
He added that more examination centres will be created and COVID-19 mitigatory measures will be observed.
“The examination material from ZIMSEC will be delivered while observing the mitigatory measures for the spread of the coronavirus, more stand-alone centres will be created to minimise movement and contact between administrators from different centres,” he said.
“Examination centres are to observe the minimum one metre distance between candidate’s desks and head of examination centres are required to put in place and enforce measure that curbs the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic as directed by the government through Statutory Instrument 099,”.
The chairperson added that registration for the November examination session has been extended to June 25 for candidates who failed to meet the deadline.
“An extended registration period for November 2020 session has been opened up and will close on 25 June 2020, the extended period will accommodate candidates who failed to meet the deadline for the registration for the November examinations, candidates who wish to add or delete subjects from their initial registration,” said Mwenje.
“Candidates who partially registered by failed to remit examination fees and wish to top up their examination fees, private candidates who initially registered as candidates from government or government-aided schools who wish to normalise their registration and top up their examination fees.”