It is a part of the Division for Magical Education in the Ministry of Magic.
The head of the Wizarding Examinations Authority is Griselda Marchbanks. It is known that there is a large group who travels to Hogwarts every year, exhausted from their journey, that is received by the headmaster. Apart from Griselda Marchbanks, the only other known member of the examiners is Professor Tofty.
Draco Malfoy claims that when it comes to the O.W.L. and N.E.W.T. Wizarding Examinations Authority, it is "not what you know, it's who you know." It is unknown whether Draco actually got his O.W.L.s because he knew the Authorities.
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film) (Mentioned on exam paper only)
- J.K. Rowling's Official Site (Mentioned on exam paper only)