Waec Opens Registration For Exams

Limits Exam towns to Urban Centers

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has advised candidates to check the examination town list before registering as it opened registration for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates, 2020-Second Series.

Head of National Office (HNO), Mr Patrick Areghan signed the advert for the examination which indicated that 36 subjects would be examined during the exams. Though, the exams usually begins in August and October, a date is yet to be fixed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Candidates registering online has until July 31, 2020 to do so.

Areghan further stressed that only urban centers would be used for the examination, while insisting Candidates should confirm if their preferred location would be listed as examination towns.

“The examination will be Urban-based and will be conducted at a period to be announced in due course. Thirty six (36) subjects would be available for the examination.

Intending candidates are advised to visit the Council’s Corporate to confirm available examination towns and subject before obtaining the registration PIN.”

Registration for the examination will cost N13,500, but for those who will register after the deadline as ‘walk in candidates’ would have to part  with N30,500, so long as the register a day before the paper they intend to write.

“Candidates, who wish to register for the examination after the close of entries may be accommodated as ‘walk in candidates,’ provided they register not less than twenty four hours to the scheduled time of the paper(s) they intend to write. The ‘walk in candidate’ fee is N30,500.

Candidate are expected to conclude their registration within two weeks immediately they get access to the site,  the HNO affirmed.

It is noted that, Lagos has the highest number of examination towns listed-27-followed Ogun with 16 and Rivers state has 13.

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