The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council has published the examination fees for this year’s examinations. The government has promised to subsidise 55% of the examination fees for public school and mission school candidates. So if you or your child goes to a non-profit Mission school or public school they will only have to pay 45% of the fees. However, this subsidy is limited to 7 subjects at O level and up to 4 subjects at A level only. This means if you are writing more than 7 subjects at O level and you will have to pay the full examination fees for the excess subjects.

Examination fees are as follows:

  • $1 648.00 ZWL per subject for Ordinary Level and
  • $2 400 ZWL per subject for Advanced Level

Ordinary Level Examination Fees

If we take into consideration the subsidy we get the following fees:

Fees Per subjectZWL/RTGS
Candidates in Public Schools (formal)$742.00
Candidates in Public Schools (non-formal)$1 648.00
Candidates in Private Schools and Colleges$1 648.00
Extra Territorial Candiates$3 840.00

Those who are doing the following practical subjects will be expected to pay additional fees:

  • 4002 Physical Education, Sports and Mass Display
  • 4052 Building Technology and Design
  • 4054 Food Technology and Design
  • 4056 Home Management and Design
  • 4063 Threatre Arts

The additional fees will be as follows:

  • You will have to pay an additional $742.00 ZWL if you are a candidate in a public school i.e formal learner
  • If you are in a private school or a private candidate you will have to pay an additional $1 648.00 ZWL

If you make mistakes and need to amend your statement of entry you will have to pay:

  • Change of a Subject/Option $775.00 ZWL
  • Addition of a new subject $1 978.00 ZWL
  • Late entry fee $1 978.00 ZWL

Advanced Level Fees

Fee per subjectZWL/RTGS
Candidates in Public Schools (formal)$1 080.00
Candidates in Public Schools (non-formal)$2 400.00
Candidates in Private Schools and Colleges$2 400.00
Communication Skills in Public Schools (formal($994.00
Communication Skills in Private Schools Colleges and non-formal$2 208.00
Extraterritorial candidates $4 896.00

You will be charged additional fees for the following practical subjects:

  • 6026 Theatre Arts
  • 6030 Biology
  • 6036 Food Technology and Design
  • 6038 Home Management and Design
  • 6070 Physical Education, Sports and Mass Displays
  • 6080 Sports Science and Technology

You will be charged the following additional fees for these subject:

  • Candidates in public schools (formal) will have to pay an additional $1 080.00 ZWLper subject and
  • Candidates in private schools and colleges $2 400.00 ZWL per subject

For amendments and late registration, the fees will be as follows:

  • Change of subject/option $1 104.00 ZWL
  • Addition of a new subject $2 952.00
  • Late entry $2 952.00 ZWL
  • Late entry for Communication Skills $2 496.00
  • Additional fees per subject $2 952.00

The deadline for normal entries is 09 July 2021 and the deadline for late entries is 30 July 2021

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