JUNE - JULY 2017 SESSION OF THE HIGHE PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA (HPD) EXAM

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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

PRESS RELEASE N" ‘ —_EMINESUP/s /c~ co L19 «MN 2E1?
TO LAUNCH THE JUNE - JULY 2017 SESSION OF THE HIGHE PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA (HPD) EXAM.

THE MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION HEREBY ANNOUNCES AS FOLLOWS,

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

I — ORGANIZATION OF THE NATIONAL EXAM

The June - july 2017session of the Higher Professional Diploma (HPD) Exam shall
take place in the sole (01) centre of Bamenda. Other exams ceritres could be created if
conditions so permit.

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

However, for the conduct of the examination in some specialties, the grouping of candidates
could be done in the various abovevmentloned 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 EXAMINATION

II.1 Application Modalities

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

11.1.2 The status of internal candidates 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 HPD cycle.

11.1.3 The status of external candidates shall be reserved for a candidate who has
failed one or several sessions of the HPD exam and who is not presented by an

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11.1.4 The application file shall comprise the following documents:

Internal candidates

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

Transcripts of the first and second year of the HPD 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
exciuding “Religious Knowledge” or an equivalent diploma recognized by Ministry
of Higher Education;

A clear photocopy of birth certificate ;

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

A valid attestation of industrial placement ;

A receipt of the payment of registration fees for the examination to the Yaounde
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.

a) External candidates

Application file to sit for the HPD exam shail include the following documents:

A personal information sheet duly 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 candidate, stamped at the rate in force, and signed by
competent authorities ;

A clear certified true copy of the secondary school leaving diploma : Brevet de
Technicien (Vocational Training Certificate), Baccalaureate, General Certificate of
Education Advanced Level obtained in a singie 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 at the rate in force;

A transcript showing that the candidate has previously failed the HPD (Provide a
photocopy of the Transcript) ;

A receipt of payment of registration fees bearing the Field, Speciality, in the
name of the Financial Agent of the Department of University
Accreditations and Quality (DAUQ) issued by any EXPRESS — UNION Branch
to the address of “WARDA” EXPRESS — UNION Branch in YAOUNDE;

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 diplomaer/V

II.2. Registration fees for the examination

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

Category A: A sum of forty seven thousand (47 000) CFAF for the following authorized
Specialties:

-Huma n Ressources.

Category B: A sum of fifty two thousand (52 000) CFAF for the following authorized
Specialties:

~Legal Career ;
-Dental Therapy ;
—Medical Laboratory ;
-Nursing ;
-Medical Electroradiology Technology;
Midwifery ;
—Pharmacy Technology ;
-Physiotherapy.

Registration fees of any other speciality will be fixed in due time.

11.2.3 For internal candidates, registration fees will be deposited at the Yaounde
Central Treasury by heads of establishments into account n°4504000TGY62.

11.2.4 For external candidates, registration fees will be paid at any EXPRESS
— UNION Branch to the “WARDA” EXPRESS - UNION Branch in YAOUNDE in the
name of the Financial Agent of Department of University Accreditations and
Quality (DAUQ).

11.2.5 Registration fees for the examination shall not be refundable.

III.3 Requirements and Registration procedures for the Examination

III.3.1 Only 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 Dipioma,
in the fields, specialties or options concerned.

III.3.2 The Heads of those establishments will have to deposit all 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 Academics Evaluations and Certifications, 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 Academic 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 (10 000) CFAF per file, for files deposited between Monday 20 March and

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

III.3.6Holders 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, 13U1 floor.

1113.? 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 candidates' file at the moment of registration for the exam.

III.3.8 All 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 during registration and against signature (2 proposals per
subject).

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

III.3.10 All Heads of establishments will have to separate Old candidates’ application
files from new candidates’ application files.

IV — EXEMPTION

IV.1In 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 HPD exam, shall automatically keep the advantage of the above marks for the 2017
session exclusively.

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

1V.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, not later than 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 exam centres and the Ministry of Higher
Education, Department of University Accreditations and Quality, Sub-Department of
Academic Evaluations and Certifications, Service in charge of Evaluations, 13thfloor, on

Friday 5 May 201%


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 examination.

Only candidates who have completed their online registration and who have
submitted a complete file will be allowed to sit for examination 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.

Interested persons should feel free to contact the Director of the Department of
University Accreditations and Quality, Chairperson of the National Committee for the
Organisation of Higher Professional Diploma Exam, at the 15th floor of the Ministry of Higher
Educabon.

This press release shall be registered and published wherever necessary.

 THE MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION
Jacques FAME NDONGO

 

THE MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION