Botswana Examinations Council BGCSE

Botswana Examinations Council BGCSE

Botswana Examinations Council BGCSE qualification is designed for candidates who have completed 2 years of senior secondary school or its equivalent. The qualification has no age limit. The programme makes a provision for both private and school based candidates. The qualification offers a wide range of syllabuses including written, oral, coursework and practical assessments. 

In some syllabuses there is a choice for core and extended or alternative to practical, making it suitable for any mode of learning to cater for a wide range of abilities. Registration to sit for this qualification is open from February until end of May. Registration is charged a fee that is reviewed from time to time. 

The BGCSE examination is scheduled once a year from October to November and the results are released end of February to beginning of March. 

There is a service for Enquiries about Results which follows after results are issued out to enable candidates to enquire about their results. The service takes six weeks from the date of release of results. The service is in four parts which are; 

(i) No Results (X-Enquiries) 
The service checks why a particular syllabus was not graded and there is no fee charged. 

(ii) Clerical Check 
This service checks that all parts of the scripts were marked and marks were tallied correctly. A fee determined by BEC is charged for this service. 

(iii) Review of Marking 
This service involves review of the original marking to check that the agreed mark scheme was applied correctly. A fee determined by BEC is charged for this service. 

(iv) Review of Moderation of Centre coursework with report 
This involves a review of Centre’s coursework for a component. A fee determined by BEC is charged for this service. Regulatory documents and other related information for the qualification are provided on this website and can be accessed at any time.

BGCSE Registration Dates


The public is informed that registration for the 2022 BGCSE and GCE O’Level examinations will start on 07 March 2022 to 28 April 2022. The infor-mation regarding registration can be accessed through Malepa, the BEC website at, BEC Facebook page (Botswana Examinations Council) and Twitter Page (@Bots_Exams).


1.A11 Botswana Open University (BOU) learners will register at their learning centres.

2.Those who wish to register as individual private candidates are to use online registration platform Malepa, ( and make their payments through First National Bank and OrangeMoney.

3.The public is urged to read and familarise themselves with the BGCSE Registration instructions before registering and thoroughly checkthe details of their applications for registration before submitting.

4. Any syllabus entry amendments needed after the closing date will be liable to penalties.


Registration fee P82.00 Fee per subject P247.00
I subject — P329.00 2 subjects — P576.00 5 subjects — PI317.00 etc.
3 subjects — P823.00 4 subjects — PI070.00
For more details on BGCSE Registration contact: 3650754, 3650882, 3650887, 3650809, 3650700, 0800601025 or

BGCSE Registration Of Candidates

Download the guidelines Of BGCSE Registration Of Candidates in PDF Here

BGCSE Downloadable Forms

Enquiry about Results Form

Letter-Release of BGCSE results-Private Candidates

MALEPA User Manual for BGCSE Centres-2

2020 BGCSE Guidelines for the conduct of examinations

BGCSE Manual for Invigilators

BGCSE Notice to Candidates

BGCSE Exam Centres

Centre NumberCentre NameRegionCentre TypeAddressPlaceFaxTel
BW800Moeng CollegeC       regionsGSchool Head Box 50MOENG49501094917000
BW801Swaneng Hill SchoolCGP/Bag RS2SEROWE46302374631590
BW802Gaborone Secondary SchoolSGP/Bag 19GABORONE39525083900351
BW803St Joseph’s CollegeSGBox 13GABORONE39529513957871
BW804Moeding CollegeCGP/Bag 11OTSE53372135337111
BW805Mater Spei CollegeNGP/Bag F12FRANCISTOWN24122832414222
BW806Shashe River SchoolNGP/Bag 1SHASHE24842152484241
BW807Molefi Senior Secondary SchoolSGP/Bag 12MOCHUDI57773395777284
BW800Moeng CollegeCGBox 50MOENG49501094917000
BW810Kgari Sechele Senior Secondary SchoolCGP/Bag 2MOLEPOLOLE59200015920328

View All BGCSE Centres Here

BGCSE Past Papers

BGCSE Timetable

BGCSE Results

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