HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) EXAM : JUNE - JULY 2017 SESSION

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MINISTERE DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT SUPERIEUR
MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION

SECRETARIAT GENERAL
GENERAL SECRETARIAT

COMMISSION NATIONALE D'ORGANISATION DES EXAMENS NATIONAUX ET DES CONCOURS
NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR THE ORGANIZATION OF NATIONAL
EXAMS AND COMPETITIVE ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS

;17/00013. Q 191111911
PRESS RELEASE N° [MINESUP/S mudf/OF

TO LAUNCH THE JUNE - JULY 2017 SESSION OF THE HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) EXAM.

THE MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION HEREBY ANNOUNCES AS FOLLOWS,

The 2017 session of the Higher National Diploma (HND) Exam is launched with effect
from the date of signature of this press release.

I —ORGANISATION OF THE NATIONAL EXAM

The June-July 2017 session of the Higher National Diploma (HND) exam shall take
place in the following four (04) centres: Bamenda, Buea, Douala and Yaoundé. Other
exam centres could be created if conditions so permit.

The Higher National Diploma Exam shall be organized in two phases:
. Practical examination;
. Written examination.

However, for the conduct of the exam in some Specialities, the grouping of
candidates could be done in the various above—mentioned centres if
infrastructural constraints so impose. The candidates concerned shall be informed

in due course.

11— APPLICATION MODALITIES, FEES, REQUIREMENTS AND REGISTRATION
PROCEDURE FOR THE EXAM.

II.1 Application Modalities

II.1.1 Candidates to the HND national exam may be either internal candidates or
external candidates.

11.1.2 The status of internal candidate shall be reserved for a candidate (new or
old) presented by an accredited establishment and who can Show proof of two years of

training in an approved HND cycle.

II.1.3 The status of external candidate shall be reserved for a candidate who has
failed one or several sessions of the HND exam and who is not presented by an

establishment.

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II.1.4 The application file shall comprise the following documents:
a) Internal candidates

A personal information sheet filled by the candidate on the website
www.e.examens.uninet.cm.This form, along with the registration number of the
candidate, shall be printed, stamped at the rate in force and signed by competent
authorities ;

Transcripts of the first and second year of the HND cycle signed by competent
authorities ; .

A clear certified true photocopy of the secondary school leaving diploma : Brevet de
Technicien (Vocational Training Certificate), Baccalaureate, General Certificate of
Education/ Advanced Level obtained in a single session in at least two subjects,
excluding Religious Knowledge or an equivalent diploma recognized by Ministry of
Higher Education, ;

A clear photocopy of birth certificate ;

A large self-addressed envelope stamped of the rate in force;

A valid attestation of industrial placement ;

A receipt of the payment of registration fees for the examination to the Yaoundé
Public Treasury ;

A photocopy of online validation of the receipt;

A receipt of the submission of an equivalence file (for foreign diplomas) ;

The original copy of the authentication of the Baccalaureate or GCE A/L by the
Cameroon Baccalaureate Board or the GCE Board.

Only holders of the professional training certificate in loose—fitting dress
making shall be authorised to write the Higher National Diploma in their
Economic;

b) External candidates

Application file for the HND exam shall include the following documents:

A personal information sheet filled by the candidate on the website
www.e.examens.uninet.cm. This form, along with the registration number of the
candidate, shall be printed by the candidate, stamped at the rate in force, duly filled
and signed by competent authorities ;

A clear certified true copy of the secondary school leaving diploma :Vocational
Training Certificate(Brevet de Technicien), Baccalaureate, General Certificate of
Education Advanced Level obtained in a single session in at least two subjects
excluding Religious Knowledge or an equivalent diploma recognized by the Ministry of
Higher Education;

A clear photocopy of birth certificate;

A large self—addressed envelope stamped of the rate in force;

A transcript showing that the candidate previously failed the HND (provide a
photocopy of the transcript) ;

A receipt of payment of registration fees bearing the field, the speciality, in
the name of Financial Agent of the Department of University Accreditations
and Quality(DAUQ), issued by any EXPRESS — UNION Branch to the

address of the “WARDA” EXPRESS- UNION Branch in YAOUNDEV

— The mark for the internship report or supervised project signed by competent
authorities (for candidates who sat for the examination before 2008) ;

— A receipt of the submission of an equivalence file (for foreign diplomas).

— Only holders of the professional training certificate in loose-fitting dress
making shall be authorised to write the Higher National Diploma in their

Economic;

II.2. Registration fees for the exam

II.2.1 For the 2017 session, registration fees have been fixed as follows according to
the various categories:

Category A
A sum of thirty two thousand francs (32 000) CFAF for the following Specialties and

Options:

- Accountancy;
Banking and Finance;
Didactics, Educational Planning and Curriculum Development;
Insurance;
Management;
Marketing;
Executive Secretarial Studies.

Category B
A sum of thirty seven thousand francs (37 000) CFAF for the following Specialties and
Options:
. Hardware Maintenance;
. Software Engineering and Computing;
- Print—Journalism.

Category C
A sum of forty two thousand francs (42 000) CFAF for the following Specialties and

Options:

. Telecommunications;
Information and Communication Technology;
Electrical Power System;
Bakery and Food Processing;
Fashion Design, Clothing and Textiles;
Mechanical Fabrication;
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration.

Category D

A sum of forty seven thousand francs (47 000) CFAF for the following Specialties and
Options, and pending the production by the concerned establishments of a technical
document (Terms of reference outlined by the Ministry of Higher Education):

. Civil Engineering Design;
. Food Management and Catering;
. Travel Agency, tourism and Operation Management;

. Hospitality Management; .

Agricultural Engineering;

Food Technology;

Agro Pastoral Adviser;

Management of the Farm Enterprise;

Building Construction and Rural Road;

Supply of Potable Water and Hydro Agricultural Arrangement.

Category E
A sum of forty seven thousand francs (52 000) CFAF for the following Specialties and
Options, and pending the production by the concerned establishments of a technical

document (Terms of reference outlined by the Ministry of Higher Education):

Medical Laboratory Studies;
Nursing;

Health Care Management;
Ultra Sonography;

Midwifery;

Urban Planning and Surveying;
Mining Engineering;

Nutrition and Dietetics;
Chemical Engineering;
Shipping Management;
Logistic and Transport Management;
Wood Work.

11.2.2 The registration fees for any other speciality will be fixed in due course.

II.2.3For internal candidates, the registration fees will be deposited at the Yaoundé
Central Treasury by heads of establishments into accountn°4504ODOTGY62.

II.2.4 For external candidates, registration fees will be paid at any
EXPRESS- UNION Branch, to “WARDA” EXPRESS- UNION Branch in YAOUNDE in
the name of Financial Agent of the Department of University Accreditations and

Quality (DAUQ).

II.2.5 Registration fees for the examination shall not be refundable.

III.3 REQUIREMENTS AND REGISTRATION PROCEDURES FOR THE EXAM

III.3.10nly establishments with an authorization to open issued before or in 2015 will
be allowed 'to present candidates for the current session of the Higher National Diploma, in
the fields, specialties or options concerned.

1113.2 The Heads of those establishments will have to deposit complete application
files of their candidates after verification of their names, surnames, date and place of birth at
the Ministry of Higher Education, Department of University Accreditations and Quality, Sub—
Department of Academic Evaluations and Certif cations, Service in charge of Evaluations, 13th
floor, latest Friday 17 March 2017%

Furthermore, second year transcripts, internship attestations, the marks awarded for
the defence of internship reports, supervised projects shall be deposited with an enclosure
slip by Heads of establishments concerned in the Ministry of Higher Education, Department
of University Accreditations and Quality, Sub—Department of Academics Evaluations and
Certifications, Service in charge of Evaluations latest Friday 5 May 2017.

III.3.3 External candidates shall submit their complete application files at the Ministry
of Higher Education, Department of University Accreditations and Quality, Sub—Department of
Academics Evaluations and Certifications, Service in charge of Evaluations, 13th floor, latest
Friday 17 March 2017.

III.3.4 The penalty for late submission of application files shall amount to a sum of
ten thousand francs (10 000) C FAF per file, for files deposited between Monday 20
March and friday 31 March 2017.

III.3.5 No files will be received after Friday 31 March 2017.

1113.6 Holders of foreign Baccalaureates or GCE A/L will have to deposit an
application for equivalence at the Ministry of Higher Education, Sub—Department of
Equivalence, and 13th floor.

III.3.7 All heads of establishments must authenticate their candidate’s diplomas
either with the GCE Board or the Baccalaureate Board. The original of these authentications
will be attached to the candidates’ file at the moment of registration for the exam.

III.3.8All heads of establishments who have not submitted examination
papers and their sample answers for subjects relating to all the specialities
authorized and opened in their schools at the date specified in the programme
will have to do so before registration and against signature (2 proposals per
subject).

III.3.9 All teachers who set papers for practical examination for which basic
equipment is required should attach an estimated cost for each candidate.

IV - EXEMPTION

IV.1 In accordance with the regulation in force, unsuccessful candidates, who have
obtained mark(s) equal to/or above 10/20 in one or many papers for the 2016 session of
the HND examination, shall automatically keep the advantage of the above marks for the

2017sessionexclusively.

However, candidates concerned who so desire may apply for the cancellation of this
exemption. In that case, they shall obligatorily repeat the paper (5) concerned; but such
candidates shall no longer solicit the taking into account of marks that have been cancelled
at their request.

IV.2 All claims relating to exemptions, including from external candidates, shall be
submitted at the Ministry of Higher Education, Department of University Accreditations and
Quality, Sub—Department of Academic Evaluations and Certifications, Service in charge of
Evaluations, 13th floor, latest Friday 28 April 2017.

IV.3 After the processing of potential cancellation applications and other claims, the .
final exemption lists will be available and posted at examination centres and the Ministry 9%7/

Higher Education, Department of (University Accreditations and Quality, Sub-Department of
Academic Evaluations and Certification, Service in charge of Evaluations, 13th floor, on Friday

5 May 2017.

V. PUBLICATION OF LISTS OF CANDIDATES

After the study of files, the National Committee for the Organisation of National Exams
will publish the final lists of the candidates authorised to sit for the exam, as from Friday 12
May 2017. Candidates registered in fields that are not authorised by the supervisory
ministry in the establishments concerned will not be allowed to take the exam.

Only candidates who have completed their online registration validation
and who have submitted complete file and will be allowed to sit for the Higher
National Diploma Exam, with their National Identity Card.

Any false information provided by the candidate will automatically disqualify the latter
and expose the defaulter and the establishment concerned to legal sanctions provided for by
the regulations in force

This press release shall be registered and published wherever necessary


THE MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION
Jacques FAME NDONGO

THE MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION