The main functions of the Examinations Council of Zambia are:

To conduct examinations;
To process the results;
To award certificates and diplomas to candidates who pass examinations conducted by the council;
To carry out relevant research in examinations;
To advise any public institution on the development and use of any system of testing or examining when requested to do so;
To formulate syllabuses for examinations; promote the international recognition of qualifications conferred by the Council;
To approve or reject appointments of examiners;
To organise training courses, or arrange for the training of, examiners, markers, supervisors, invigilators and other persons connected with examinations;
To invite any person or body in or outside Zambia to assist the Council in the conduct of examinations.

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