CXC dismisses exam paper leak report as a hoax Loop Jamaica

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Reminds of serious penalties for obtaining examination papers beforehand

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The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has debunked a social media hoax claiming that an examination paper has been leaked.

In a statement on its Facebook page, CXC assured candidates that the information is false, and urged them to rely on official sources for news and updates.

“CXC wishes to advise candidates that this is a hoax,” said the council in relation to the information being circulated on social media relative to the examination paper leak.

“CXC frowns upon attempts by persons to spread false information and create panic for candidates preparing for examinations,” the statement added.

While CXC did not mention the source of the hoax relative to the examination leak, a TikTok video has been widely circulated of a female alleging that a paper 1 examination of a popular Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) subject was leaked.

Meanwhile, CXC directed candidates to its website at and its official social media pages on Facebook, Instagram, X and YouTube, for authentic news and updates.

The organisation also reminded candidates to familiarise themselves with examination regulations, as misconduct, including “obtaining examination question papers or related material beforehand” carries “serious penalties”.

The guidelines can be accessed via

“On behalf of the council, management and staff of CXC, we take this opportunity to wish all candidates every success in their examinations,” CXC said.

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