The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) has announced the interbank rate to be used by candidates when paying examination fees for the 2023 public examinations.
In a public notice, ZIMSEC also announced the deadlines for the payment of the fees. It said:
[For] those who would like to make payments in the Interbank rate for Grade Seven, to be paid within the period of 3 March to 10 March 2023, the exchange rate to be applied for payments is $989 to US$1.
For June Ordinary and Advanced Level examinations, to be paid within the period 15 March 2023, the exchange rate to be applied for payments is $999 to US$1.
Payments for the examination fees should not be paid directly into ZIMSEC accounts.
Candidates/ Parents should make payments to the school or centre registration for forward remission to ZIMSEC.
Ordinary Level candidates in public schools will pay US$11 per subject with Government subsidizing the cost by US$24.
Private candidates in public schools will pay US$24, the same as private schools’ candidates.
Advanced Level candidates in public schools are expected to pay US$22.
A’ Level private candidates in public schools and candidates in private schools will pay US$48.
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