2016 Exam registration date extended

2015-10-15 06:00

THE provincial Department of Education (DoE) has extended dates for the June 2016 exams for private candidates.

The last day to register is now 31 October.

Muzi Mahlambi, DoE spokesperson said registration and the forms are free and are available at all district offices.

Mahlambi said that allegedly in some areas candidates have been asked to pay for the form, which they must not.

Mahlambi said forms for registration are available at all DoE district offices.

Ugu district DoE, head of examinations spokesperson Nkosinathi Madadi said a strict instruction to examination officials has been issued that no money must be taken for registration.

“We had a meeting with officials and instructed them that they should not collect any money from candidates for registration.”

In Ugu district there are 15 registration centres.

“We have 15 centres where people can register - Harding Secondary, Ezingolweni Primary, Ohlangeni in Gamalakhe, Merlwood Primary, Mnafu in Othuthwini, Mayiyana in St Faiths, Malangeni Secondary, Gugulesizwe in Mandeni, Phinduvelile in Dududu, Nombuso High, Nobamba in Bhoboyi, Jubezulu in Mzumbe, Umzinto Correctional Services and Mbambi in Gcilima,” said Madadi.

All candidates need to register is their South African ID and three photographs.

“If you have all the necessary requirements you can go to your nearest centre and register.

“Examinations will start on in June 2016 and all subjects are listed on the registration form,” said Madadi.

Madadi made it clear that only candidates who wish to rewrite matric subjects they failed, those who failed matric and those that passed Grade 9 and who are over the age of 21, can register

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