Statement on Paper Leakage Hoax and General Security Reminders

Statement on Paper Leakage Hoax and General Security Reminders

Statement on Paper Leakage Hoax and General Security Reminders

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados  – The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC®) has been made aware of information being circulated on social media which suggests that an examination paper has been leaked. CXC® wishes to advise candidates that this is a hoax. CXC® frowns upon attempts by persons to spread false information and create panic for candidates preparing for examinations. News and updates from CXC® can be found on our website and official social media pages.

Candidates are reminded that CXC’s guidelines for writing examinations provide details of what candidates should and should not do during examinations. There are serious penalties for obtaining examination question papers or related material beforehand, including cancellation of results, disqualification and debarment. Please review our guidelines to ensure you are familiar with our regulations.

On behalf of the Council, Management and staff of CXC® we take this opportunity to wish all candidates every success in their examinations.


For further information, kindly contact us at +1 (246) 227-1700 or email (Barbados), or for queries in Jamaica at + 1 (876) 630-5200 or email:

About CXC®:

The Caribbean Examinations Council® (CXC®) was established in 1972 under Agreement by the Participating Governments in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). CXC® assures the global human resource competitiveness of the Caribbean through the provision of syllabuses of the highest quality; valid and reliable examinations and certificates of international repute for students of all ages, abilities and interests; services to educational institutions in the development of syllabuses, examinations and examinations’ administration, in the most cost-effective way.

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