“The principal is facing a disciplinary process, the outcome of which will be communicated in due course.”
The affected pupils were scheduled to write another paper on Thursday.
The last official exams for the year are agricultural management practices and design which are due to be written on Wednesday.
Marking would commence on December 1 and be concluded by December 15. The results would be published on January 4, Lesufi said.
He said 107,258 full-time learners and 43,061 part-time learners from the province sat for the exams.
“This is a slight increase of 229 candidates as compared to 2017,” he said.