Structure of the Cameroon GCE Technical and Vocational Education Examinations A level

Structure of the Cameroon GCE Technical and Vocational Education Examinations A level


The following is the structure and requirements to register for Technical and Vocational Examinations at the Advanced Level 


Structure of Subject

Candidates for the Technical and Vocational Examinations at the Advanced Level would be required to choose at least six (6) subjects and at most eight (8) subjects: three Professional and at least three (3) Related Professional Subjects.


Each Specialty Subject shall have three (3) papers:


Paper 1 – MCQ (1 ½ hr)

Paper 2 – Problem Solving or Essay (at most 3 hrs)

Paper 3 – Practical (at most 4hrs)

NB: Internship is part of Paper 3 of one of the Professional Subjects will be decided by the Panel.



Total No. of subjects to be offered: 

At least 6 Subjects and at most 8 Subjects


The specialty acronyms will be in English and the corresponding French acronyms will be in brackets. This will be for a transitional period of three (3) years.

Applied Mechanics should be in the module of Professional Subjects,


Pass/Fail Conditions

  • To obtain a pass in the Technical and Vocational Education Examinations at the Advanced Level, the candidate must pass in at least TWO (2) Professional subjects and TWO (2) Related Professional Subjects.

  • A candidate who is absent in a Paper of any of the Professional Subjects will not be given a pass in the Specialty.

  • A candidate could pass in single subjects even when they do not meet the pass condition for the specialty.

  • The Examinations Executive Committee (EEC) of the GCE Board is the organ that approves the grade boundaries for each subject and validates the results.


Registration conditions

Candidates who want to register for the Technical and Vocational Education Examinations at Advanced Level should:


Be holder of CAP, BEPC, and GCE O-Level or its equivalence. In addition to these requirements, the candidate must show proof of promotion to Upper Sixth (from a Class Council decision).

Have passed the Probatoire Technicique or Probatoire de Brevet de Technicien Examination.


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