The Ministry of Primary & Secondary Education has opened the Electronic Ministry Application Platform (eMAP) to allow parents/guardians to apply for boarding places for their children.
The eMap platform is open for application from December 07, 2020, to 31 January 2021.
A significant change on the platform this year is that the maximum number of schools that can be applied to at once has been reduced from five to three.
The move may have been necessitated by a need to reduce the load on the system. Last year there were some challenges and anomalies on the system due to high traffic levels.
You will be notified if your application is accepted or rejected via SMS only after the Grade 7 results are released since they will be used in the selection process.
It would also be wise to apply as soon as possible since the boarding school places are quite limited. Last year the number of places available far outstripped demand for them and the same is bound to be true for this year.
There is no eMap Zimbabwe application form for 2021. You have to apply online.
If you need help with the online registration you can WhatsApp +263 717 140 139
How to apply for a Form One 2021 Boarding School Place in Zimbabwe using the eMAP system
1. Create an account
Visit www.emap.co.zw to create an account that you will use to manage your application. You will also use this account to check on the status of your application. Thus you should make sure you use a password that you will remember.
2. Enter the Pupil’s Details
On the account creation page enter the required details including centre number, candidate number and date of birth using the details that appear on the pupil’s result slip. After you are done confirm that the pupil has been cleared by the former school and proceed.
3. Fill In Your Contact Details
On the next form, you will need to fill in the fields for your mobile number, email (it’s listed as an optional field), password of your choice, and confirm password. (Make sure you keep the password safe). Click Register
4. Sign In To The eMap Application Account
Your account will now be set up and you can then sign in using the link provided to begin the application process. If the link does not work you can click here to go to the sign-in page. On the page enter centre number, candidate number and password in the respective fields the click the sign-in button.
5. Choose The Schools You Want
Click where it says apply for Form 1 place then select the province and district of your choice. You will see a list of available boarding schools. Choose the school you want and click apply. Repeat the process for the remaining two schools of your choice. Be Careful Here! Once you apply to a school you can’t change it. In other words, make sure you apply for the schools you want as there is no way of changing a school once you have applied
6. Check The Status Of Your Application
You can follow up on your applications by clicking on Check Status of Application anytime you login.
That’s it you are done.
If you are having trouble with your registration you can WhatsApp +263 717 140 139
Once You Have Finished Your Form One Online eMap Application Please Take Of The Following Your application can show any one of the following statuses:
Pending – application still under consideration
Accepted – you have been offered a place
Processed – once a particular school has accepted your child, all the other outstanding schools’ statuses will automatically be changed to processed
Rejected – your application was unsuccessful
Once you decline an offer there is no guarantee that you will get the same offer back
The offering of a place is done randomly from your shortlisted schools.
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