The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has heralded a significant opportunity for private candidates aiming to sit for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) 2024. With the official announcement of the commencement of registration for the first series, it’s essential for you to grasp every detail to ensure a seamless registration process.
|📅 Registration Open
|WASSCE Private Candidates 2024-First Series
|🌐 Exam Format
|Hybrid (CBT and Paper-Based)
|💻 Mock Exam
|Online Platform Familiarization
|💷 Exam Fee
|N27,000 + N500 Bank/Agent Commission
|🗓️ Exam Dates
|31 Jan – 17 Feb 2024
|📍 Examination Towns
|Dopemu, Egbe, Ijegun, etc.
|🛂 Biometric Feature
|For Validation at Exam Centres
Overview of WASSCE for Private Candidates
The 2024 First Series of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates is scheduled for February 2024. This examination, primarily conducted in urban areas, aims to assist candidates who need to improve their WASSCE results. Nineteen subjects will be offered. Candidates should visit the Council’s website at www.waecnigeria.org to check the available examination towns and subjects before purchasing the registration PIN.
Bi-annual Series for Private Candidates
WAEC conducts the WASSCE for Private Candidates in two series annually. These include the First Series (Jan/Feb) and the Second Series (Aug/Sept). This structure provides flexibility for private candidates to choose the series that best fits their preparation schedule.
Incorporation of Biometric Features
A pivotal update in the 2024 WAEC GCE registration is the inclusion of biometric features. This modern approach is designed to facilitate validation processes at examination centres. It underscores WAEC’s commitment to maintaining the integrity and security of the examination process.
Transition to Computer Based Exams
The 2024 WAEC GCE will predominantly be a Computer Based Test (CBT). The Objective papers will be fully conducted via CBT. However, the examination will adopt a hybrid format for essay and test of Practical, where questions will be displayed on screens while you capture your answers on paper.
All the best in your pursuit!