Cambridge Examinations Section
When can I register for the Cambridge SC/HSC/GCE “O” & “A” Levels October/November Examinations? When can I register for the Cambridge GCE “O”/“A” Levels May/June Examinations?
Normally entries are received at the MES during the months of March/April in the year in which the examinations are held.
If you are a School Candidate you should contact your School to make entries. If you are a private candidate, a press communique will be issued in early March informing you of the exact dates, fees and other details regarding your entries.
What are Access arrangements?
Entries are received at the MES during the months of November/December of the year preceeding the examinations.
A press communique will be issued in early November informing you of the exact dates, fees and other details regarding your entries.
How do I apply for access arrangements?
Access arrangements are pre-exam arrangements made on behalf of a candidate with particular needs. For example, the use of a scribe, modified papers or extra time. There are three different groups of access arrangements, each with their own application form and set of deadlines.
What is special consideration?
If you plan to use access arrangements you should follow the instructions issued in our Circulars in the month of April.
How do I apply for special consideration?
Special consideration is a post-exam adjustment made to a candidate's mark, by an awarding body, to make allowances for any adverse circumstances, for example illness, bereavement, temporary injury or disruption to an exam.
Candidates must apply for special consideration by stating the reasons for asking for special consideration. They should also submit full justification and supporting evidence.
Certificates, Statements of results,Authentication of copies of certificates
What should I do to replace a Lost Certificate? How to apply for a Statement of Results?Can I ask someone else to make the application on my behalf ?
An original Certificate cannot be replaced.
Instead a Statement of Results will be issued if you have lost your examination results certificate, or need another copy of your results.
A Statement of Results will be accepted by universities and other institutions as proof of your examination results.
What are the documents to be produced if the request is made by your parent?
Yes, the delegated person should submit the following documents :
(i) A letter of authorisation (from you)
(ii) Your National Identity Card and
(iii) His/her National Identity Card.
Is there a fee to be paid?
In case you are below the age of 18, you may request your parent to apply on your behalf.
The following original documents are required:
(a) National Identity Card of parent
(b) Your Birth Certificate
What are the procedures for Verification of Results?
for information about fees payable for Statement of Results.
What are the procedures for the Authentication of Copies of Certificates?
MES entertains requests from recognised institutions to provide detailed results of a candidate. Such requests for verification of results must be addressed to the Director and a prescribed fee will be charged.
Statement of RankingWho should apply for a Migration Certificate?
Original certificates should be produced.
Applicants may avail of a certified true copy (photocopy) of the original certificate.
for information about fees payable for Certified True copy. Applicants will be required to fill in the prescribed form.
Does Cambridge provide any document for loss of certificates?
Migration Certificates are issued for foreign candidates having taken their Cambridge School Examinations outside of India and require a Migration Certificate to continue their studies in India.
How to apply for a Certifying Statement of Results from CIE (Cambridge International Examinations)
Yes Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) provides a Certifying Statement which is an official document showing the grades obtained by a candidate in a given examination session.
How to apply for a Migration Certificate?
A candidate/applicant may apply for a Certifying Statement of Results on the Certifying Statement Application Form available at the Records Section of the MES.
(ii) The undermentioned fees will be charged on submission of application form.
CERTIFYING STATEMENT (October 2014 to the end of September 2015) -
A bankdraft for the correct amount in pounds sterling should be drawn in the name of University of Cambridge Local Examination Syndicate (UCLES) for the following:
(i) One Certifying Statement -£37.80
(ii) Despatch by Courrier -£34.15 and
(iii) Administrative Cost (MES) - Rs695 – to be paid at the Finance Counter in cash.
Can a candidate ask for other information on a certificate to be changed?
Applications for Migration Certificate should be made through the relevant school.
How to apply for a Certifying Statement of Results from CAIE?
CAIE offers the service of issuing a replacement Certificate within 18 months of the date the original certificate is issued.
A fee is charged per certificate plus the cost to send the certificate by courier.
Applications for Replacement Certificate should be made through the relevant school.
(i) For replacement certificate applications, you must include the original certificate.
(ii) For name or date of birth amendments, you should include a photocopy of a relevant form of identification which shows the candidate’s name and date of birth in English at the time of the examination. Acceptable forms of identification are:
• a photocopy of the candidate’s birth certificate
• a photocopy of the appropriate pages of the candidate’s passport
Applications for Replacement Certificate should be made through the MES.
Candidate should produce the original Certificate and original birth certificate or the appropriate pages of the candidate’s passport
Where can I find Syllabuses, Past Papers, Marks Schemes and Reports?
If you would like to receive a Certifying Statement, please complete the application form .
The form explains what you need to do before a Certifying statement is despatched either directly to you or to
any public institution. The Certifying statement shows all grades,except "UNGRADED",'NO RESULT", "PENDING" or "TO BE ISSUED" results,obtained by the candidate at a single
When/where can I get my results? I have lost the username and password for the Candidates Results website. Can you issue them to me directly?
SC/GCE ‘O’ Level results for the October/November examinations will be available online by the end of January. Schools and candidates will have access to their results by using their respective login details.
HSC/GCE ‘A’ Level results for the October/November examinations will be available after the proclamation of laureates early in February.
I have received X on Result/No Result/Pending, what does this mean?
Login details for the Candidates Results website are issued by Cambridge to Schools. If you were not issued with login details or have lost them, please contact the Officer in Charge of your School. Private candidates must contact the IT Section of the MES.
How do I submit an enquiry about results?
For each qualification these indicate that a result cannot be issued because of absence for the whole or part of the examination in the syllabus or because of a decision not to issue a result for some other reason.
The Rector of your school or Officers of the CES of MES will be able to provide advice and guidance on your examination results.
When will certificates be issued?
Soon after the release of results MES will issue Circulars concerning “Enquiries about Results”. These contain all details regarding the procedures for enquiries about results, the fees payable etc…
For the October/November Examinations, Certificates will be received at MES by the end of April in the following year and will be sent to Schools early in May. School candidates may contact their schools to receive their certificates. Private candidates will receive their certificates by registered post
For the June Examinations, Certificates will be received at MES by Mid October in the same year and will be sent to candidates in early November of the sane year.
My son/daughter is in Standard V. Can he /she take the CPE Examinations this year? Are CPE Exams past papers available on the web? If yes, how will I get access to them?Can private candidates enter for CPE Examinations?
Someone who is willing to sit for the CPE need to satisfy the following criteria according to the Education Act 1957and the MES regulations
1) Has 6 years of schooling,
2) Is in standard VI
How can a private candidate enter for the CPE Examinations?
There is no restriction for someone who is 13 years old or above.
Candidates below the age of 13 on 1 January following the last CPE examination may be entered for the examination on producing evidence of having taken the examination previously as a school candidate.
What are the entry requirements for CPE examinations?
Private candidates need to call in person at the National Examinations Section (ex. CPE section) during working hours, along with the following documents:
1) Birth Certificate,
2) One photo or Bus Pass.
Are marks available for the CPE Examinations?
Candidates taking the examination must enter for the 5 compulsory subjects and may enter for not more than one optional subject.
My child has a medical problem, does the MES provide facilities?
It is not the policy of the MES to disclose marks. Grades are available ranging from A+ to E. For details, consult the Annual Programme (Regulations) available on the web.
When are timetables issued to candidates?
For candidates having an impairment such as, eye problems, MES provide special consideration to these candidates. A medical certificate supporting the request is needed.
I have lost my CPE certificate. Can I get a duplicate?
The timetable which includes detailed instructions are issued to candidates about 3 weeks before the examination.
Duplicate certificates are not available. However, a Statement of Results may be obtained at the Records Section, on application.