Exam results now via SMS

Saturday, January 29, 2011

THE results for October and November 2010 IGCSE, GCE 'O', 'AS' and 'A' Level examinations will soon be released through Short Messaging Service (SMS).

Subscribers (students and parents) who intend to subscribe to this service are required to register on-line through the Ministry of Education's Webportal at www.moe.edu.bn or www.machbrunei.com/moe/welcome.php, starting today, a statement from the ministry said.

Subscribers will be able to register through mobile phones via SMS and will need to input the following text: MOEREG[CENTRE CODE][CANDIDATE NUMBER][IC NUMBER] to be sent to 8885555 for DST subscribers or 38666 for B-Mobile subscribers.

No charges will be applied for registration through the MoE's Webportal or mobile phones.

Examination results will only be sent to subscribers via SMS upon approval from the Department of Examinations. Each SMS result received costs $3.

The SMS service is a collaborative effort between the ministry and DST Communications Sdn Bhd (DST), B-Mobile Communication Sdn Bhd (B-Mobile) and Mach Telecommunications Systems Sdn Bhd (MachTel). For more information on how to register, emails can be sent to mach@machbrunei.com. - Rachel Thien The Brunei Times