The Examination Administration Directorate’s main role is to provide logistical support during administration and marking of examination. The directorate has three sections;

a)   Examination Administration

b)   Examination Processing 

c)    Candidate Certification


The functions of the directorate are:

1.    Coordinating   registration of candidates for examination,

2.    Production of examination tables, 

3.    Coordinating administration of national examinations,

4.    Facilitating marking of national examinations,

5.    Disseminating Chief Examiners’ reports to schools,

6.    Recruiting and training markers and

7.    Quality control of marking and score verification.

Examinations Administered

v  Primary School Leaving Certificate Examination (PSLCE)

v  Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE)

v  Primary Teachers’ Certificate of Education (PTCE)

v  Craft 

Registration of candidates for examination 

             i.        Registration is done at approved MANEB examination centres

            ii.        Examination and identity card fees are paid at the examination centre

           iii.        Examination centres deposit the fees in MANEB account

           iv.        Examination centres submit their registration data, passport size photographs for the candidates and copies of bank deposit slips for the fees to the District Education Managers (DEM) offices  

            v.        Data Officers at DEMs offices submit the data to MANEB offices 

Note: Examination fees should be deposited in either of the following MANEB accounts; account number 1123807, National Bank of Malawi, Zomba Branch or account number 14345191, New Building Society, Zomba Branch.

Identity card fees should be deposited in account number 1090372, National Bank of    Malawi, Zomba Branch or account number 14355308, New Building Society, Zomba Branch.

Our FDH bank account for both examination and identity card fees payments are account number 1210000016126, Zomba Branch.

Candidates’ verification of registration data 

After receiving the registration data, MANEB sends nominal rolls to examination centres showing candidates’ names, sex, subjects registered for etc. Every candidate should carefully check the correctness of his/ her details, make corrections (where necessary) and endorse.

Examination centres send back the nominal rolls to MANEB for the necessary amendments.


Note: MANEB has established regional offices in Mzuzu and Lilongwe to coordinate registration process of candidates.


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