Jamaica School Certificate (JSC) Examination

Jamaica School Certificate (JSC) Examination 2023:  The Jamaica School Certificate (JSC) Examination is generally taken at the end of Grade 9. The Ministry of Education, Jamaica administered Jamaica School Certificate examination.

Jamaica School Certificate (JSC) Examination

  • Generally, the Jamaica School Certificate (JSC) examination in the month of July once in every year.


  • The education ministry is responsible for publishing Jamaica School Certificate (JSC) Examination timetable in public. Candidates also can collect their timetables at the ministry’s regional offices. Subjects being offered are English Language, General Science, Mathematics, Agriculture, Civics, Commercial Practice, Agricultural Science, History, Biology, and Principles of Accounts.
  • Its also noted from 2015 Agriculture, Commercial Practice and Principles of Accounts subjects were discontinued from the main exam. Likewise, Technical Drawing from  2006 and Typewriting from 2006 discontinued.

JSC Examination Results

  • The Education Ministry of Jamaica will announce the release date of Jamaica School Certificate (JSC) Examination. Last year in 2016 a total 17,463 number of students were registered for this exam and 10,524 number of students were absent. Total 4,316 number candidates pass the exam successfully.

Past Papers

The Ministry of Education, Jamaica will upload the past papers for Jamaica School Certificate (JSC) Examination in http://moe.gov.jm/ portal. Still uploading process. Hopefully, they will upload Jamaica School Certificate exam past papers as soon as possible to help the students for better JSC exam preparation.

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