Important things that relate to certificates
- Certificates are issued for subjects in which candidates achieve grade E or better.
- ZIMSEC cannot combine grades obtained from various sittings into a single certificate.
- Candidates are advised to laminate certificates for protection against natural elements such as weather and against fraud.
- When a certificate is lost, ZIMSEC does not issue a duplicate certificate but can provide a certifying statement of results for a fee.
- A prospective employer or tertiary institution can request for a confirmation of results for a specific person from ZIMSEC.
- Certifying statements and confirmation letters do not accommodate any subsequent name changes by individuals.
- Certificates tampered with, such as those altered by pen or computer, are nullified by ZIMSEC without replacement.
- A certificate is issued to a candidate for each examination sitting , ZIMSEC does not amalgamate certificates, i.e. combine certificate results from two or more different sittings,
- Any alteration of a certificate renders it invalid,
- The ZIMSEC certificate is issued once , so keep it safe. Replacement is in the form of a certifying statement of results which is given after a fee has been paid, The certificate remains the property of the Council.
ZIMSEC Lost Certificates
ZIMSEC Lost Certificates- How To Replace; No duplicate certificate is issued; one can only be issued with a certifying statement of results. To get a certifying statement of results and application for, which can be found on the ZIMSEC website or at any ZIMSEC offices, should be completed and submitted with the accompanying stipulated fees. Communication will be sent to the applicants forwarding address when the document is ready for collection
Certificates and academic records which are archived at ZIMSEC, besides Grade seven, Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level and Advanced level are, Cambridge Examinations Board, Associated Examination Board (AEB, London University (Ordinary, ’M’ and Advanced Level), Rhodesia Certificate of Education (RCE), Zimbabwe Certificate of Education (ZCE), Grade 9 and 11, Standard 6, National Certificate of Education, Rhodesia Junior Certificate (RJC), Zimbabwe Junior Certificate (ZJC), International Junior Certificate (IJC), Primary Teacher Lower (PTL), Primary Teacher Higher (PTH), Elementary Industry Certificate, and Primary and Secondary Teacher Education Diplomas until 1978.
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