Botswana Examinations Council JCE

Botswana Examinations Council JCE

Botswana Examinations Council JCE is held once a year (usually in October/November) and is designed for candidates who have completed three years of full-time secondary schooling or its equivalent. The Scheme of Examination makes provision for candidates who are studying through non-formal means, as well as those engaged in full-time education. There is no age limit for candidates.

Core Subjects For School Candidates

Setswana (Code:11),  English (Code:12),  Mathematics (Code:13),  Integrated Science (Code:14),  Social Studies (Code:15),  Agriculture (Code:16) & Moral Education (Code:18)

Core Subjects For Private Candidates

Setswana (Code:11),  English (Code:12),  Mathematics (Code:13),  Integrated Science (Code:14),  Social Studies (Code:15)  Agriculture (Code:16) &  Moral Education (Code:18)

Practical Subjects For School Candidates

Design & Technology (Code:17),  Home Economics (Code:21), Commerce (Code:25) & Office Procedures (Code:26),  Commerce & Bookeeping /Accounting Art (Code:33)

Practical Subjects For Private Candidates

Commerce (Code:44),  Bookkeeping (Code:45),  Office Procedures (Code:46)

General Subjects For School Candidates

Religious Education (Code:31),  French (Code:32),  Music (Code:34),  Physical Education (Code:35)

General Subjects For Private Candidates

Religious Education (Code:31) &  French (Code:32)

JCE Registration Dates

The public is informed that registration for the 2022 JCE will start on 28 February 2022 until 3 I March 2022.The information regarding registration can be accessed through Malepa, the BEC website at, BEC Facebook page (Botswana Examinations Council) andTwitter Account (@Bots_Exams).

PLEASE NOTE: I . All Botswana Open University (BOU) learners should 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.

3.The public is urged to read and familarise themselves with the JCE Registration instructions before registering and thoroughly check the 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 : P20.00 Fee per Subject: PI 0.00

For more details on JCE Registration contact: 3650754,3650882, 3650887, 3650809, 3650700, 0800601025 or

JCE Exam Centre

NumberCentre NameAddressLocationType
1Bobonong Community Junior Secondary SchoolP/BAG 0017BOBONONGS
2Boiteko Community Junior Secondary SchoolP/BAG 43KANYES
3Ipelegeng Community Junior Secondary SchoolP/BAG 15LOBATSES
4Itireleng Community Junior Secondary SchoolP/BAG 19LOBATSES
5Bonwatlou Community Junior Secondary SchoolP/BAG 1SERULES
6Linchwe II Community Junior Secondary SchoolP O BOX 10MOCHUDIS
7Boswelakgosi Community Junior Secondary SchoolP/BAG 2MANYANAS
8Etsha Community Junior Secondary SchoolP O BOX 80ETSHAS
9Mahalapye Community Junior Secondary SchoolP/BAG 19MAHALAPYES
10Gobojango Community Junior Secondary SchoolP/BAG 4BOBONONGS

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Public Holidays : Closed

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