The mission of the Cameroon GCE Board shall be the organization throughout the National Territory of the following Examinations, in conformity with Law No, 98/004 of 14 April 1998 laying down guidelines for the Education in Cameroon:

GCE Ordinary and Advanced Level Examinations

The General Certificate of Education Examinations Ordinary and Advanced Levels shall normally mark the end of the fifth Form and Upper Sixth Form respectively of secondary general education.

The examination shall be broad-based and shall set out to measure the candidate’s knowledge of the world around him, his capacity to think, apply, synthesize and evaluate knowledge and situations in relation to the subjects for which he shall be presenting himself at the ordinary or Advanced Levels.

The examinations shall be open to external candidates on the same conditions as applied to those attending secondary schools. There shall be no limit to the number of sittings.

The questions shall be a combination of objective test (multiple choice), short answer, essay, and practical tests, depending on the nature of the subject.

Copies of these Regulations and Syllabuses are available from the Board’s Publications office. Heads of schools or colleges recognized as centres for the examination will be supplied with a free copy of the Regulations and Syllabuses. Copies may be purchased from the Board’s Library, the Regional Office and the Liaison Offices.

Papers set at recent examinations may be bought from the Board’s Offices. The prices of these shall depend on the volume of the particular question papers and will be found in the publication catalogue.

Candidates for Ordinary Level examinations shall offer at least six subjects which must include the following: English Language, French, 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. candidates may enter for at most eleven subjects at Ordinary Level if they desire to include Religious Studies. Repeat candidates must enter for compulsory subjects, unless they show proof that they already possess a pass in the subjects. Photocopies of Results Slips and Certificates must be attached upon registration. 

Candidates for the Advanced Level examination may enter for at most five subjects. 

 

TVEE Intermediate and Advanced Level Examinations

The Technical and Vocational Education Examinations Intermediate and Advanced Levels shall normally mark the end of the fifth Form and Upper Sixth Form respectively of secondary technical education.

The examination shall be broad-based and shall set out to measure the candidate’s knowledge of the world around him, his capacity to think, apply, synthesize and evaluate knowledge and situations in relation to the specialty/subjects for which he shall be presenting himself at the Intermediate or Advanced Levels.

The examinations shall be open to external candidates on the same conditions as applied to those attending secondary schools. There shall be no limit to the number of sittings.

Candidates for the Technical and Vocational Examinations at the Advanced Level would be required to choose at least six (6) subjects and at most eight (8) subjects: three Professional and at least three (3) Related Professional Subjects.
Each Specialty Subject shall have three (3) papers:
 Paper 1 – MCQ (1 ½ hr)
 Paper 2 – Problem Solving or Essay (at most 3 hrs)
 Paper 3 – Practical (at most 4hrs)
NB: Internship is part of Paper 3 of one of the Professional Subjects will be decided by the Panel.

  1. To obtain a pass in the Technical and Vocational Education Examinations at the Advanced Level, the candidate must pass in at least TWO (2) Professional subjects and TWO (2) Related Professional Subjects.
  2. A candidate who is absent in a Paper of any of the Professional Subjects will not be given a pass in the Specialty.
  3. A candidate could pass in single subjects even when they do not meet the pass condition for the specialty.

Each Subject shall have at least two (2) papers and at most three (3) papers:

  • Paper 1 – MCQ (1 ½ hrs)
  • Paper 2 – Problem Solving or Essay (at most 3 hrs)
  • Paper 3 – Practical (at most 3 hrs)

NB: Internship is part of Paper 3 of one of the Professional Subjects as Specified by the Panel.

  • The Professional and Related Professional Subjects are all compulsory likewise English and French.
  • Candidates can select any other two (2) or three (3) subjects in the module of Other Subjects to make a maximum entry of eleven (11) subjects if they wish.
  • Religious Studies can be selected as a subject in the module of Other Subjects but will not necessarily be the eleventh subject.
  • Mathematics shall be considered a Related Professional Subject for Industrial Candidates. Mathematics Paper 2 shall have two (2) separate sections: one for the industrial and the other commercial specialties.
  1. To obtain a pass in the Technical and Vocational Education Examinations at the Intermediate Level, a candidate must pass in at least FIVE (5) Subjects with at least TWO (2) Professional Subjects and ONE (1) Related Professional Subjects.
  2. A candidate may pass in single subject(s) if he/she does not meet the pass condition in his/her Specialty.
  3. Absence in any Paper of Professional Subjects makes the candidate not to have a pass in the specialty. Such candidate can still obtain a pass in single subject(s).