WASSCE For Private Candidates 2024 – Second Series (WAEC GCE) Registration Commences; See Details & Procedure

This is to inform intending candidates for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, 2024 – Second Series are hereby informed that the registration has commenced.

The examination will be urban-based and will be conducted at a period to be announced in due course. Thirty-Six subjects will be available for the examination. Intending candidates are advised to visit the Council’s corporate website – www.waecnigeria.org – to confirm available examination towns and subjects before obtaining the registration PIN.

REGISTRATION FOR THE EXAM

Registration for the WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2023 — Second Series, will be online. After obtaining the Registration PIN, candidates should log on to www.waecnigeria.org for registration. Candidates should also note that the registration procedure has been designed to accommodate biometric features that will be used for validation at the examination centres.

Registration Period

WAEC GCE normal registration period is from Monday July 8th and ends on Friday August 9th, 2024.

How to Apply

Candidates are expected to pay a registration fee of Twenty Seven Thousand Naira (N27,000) only, at branches of any of the following banks or any accredited agent and obtain the Registration PIN and Information VCD:

  • Access Bank Plc;
  • First Bank of Nig. Ltd;
  • Sterling Bank Plc
  • Zenith Bank Plc;
  • Diamond Bank Plc;
  • First City Monument Bank Plc;
  • Skye Bank Plc;
  • Union Bank of Nigeria Plc;
  • Ecobank Ltd;
  • Guaranty Trust Bank Plc;
  • Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc;
  • United Bank for Africa Plc;
  • Fidelity Bank Plc;
  • Heritage Bank Plc;
  • Standard Chartered Bank Plc;
  • Unity Bank Plc;
  • WEMA Bank Plc.

Candidates can also explore any of the following cashless payment channels included in the new advert to procure registration token with credit/debit card.

  • Bancwize Limited
  • Bring Africa
  • Broadshift Technologies Ltd
  • Citiserve Ltd
  • Xpress payment
  • Paga
  • Palmpay
  • Paycom
  • System Specs Ltd
  • Interswitch
  • Coralpay
  • Etranzact
  • IQ Pay
  • Cyberspace Ltd
  • Fidelity Bank
  • Itex
  • Unified payments
  • UBA
  • Capricorn Ltd
  • Kuda

In addition, candidates will be required to pay Five Hundred Naira (N500.00) commission to the banks/accredited agents.

After obtaining the Registration PIN, candidates should log on to https://registration.waecdirect.org/ for registration.

WALK-IN-CANDIDATES

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-Candidates” fee is Forty Five Thousand Naira (N45,000.00), only.

CANDIDATES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: Candidates with special needs will also register online like other candidates but they must dearly state their disabilities e.g blind, low vision, spastic, speech, etc.

COMPLETION OF REGISTRATION: Candidates MUST conclude registration within two weeks of first access to the website during the registration period. They should ensure that their names, gender, passport photographs, dates of birth and subjects are correct. They are also to print the Admission Notice/Photo Card as evidence of successful registration which will serve as identification during the examination. The Result Checker PIN will also be on the Photo Card. Only Digital Personal Scanner should be used for fingerprint registration.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • The examination will be computer based test. The objective papers will be fully CBT, while the essay and test of practical examinations will be hybrid examination where the questions will be displayed on the screen and the candidates will capture the answers on paper.
  • There will be an online Mock examination for interested candidates who registered for the examination and want to familiaraise themselves with the testing environment.the date and modalities for the mock will be communicated to candidates via SMS, emails and all social media platforms
  • Candidates must note that registration fee is nit refundable.
  • Candidates should continue to check the website for the examination Timetable
  • Entries must be uploaded with passport photographs captured with digital camera. The specification of the digital camera should be Microsoft HD 3000. The passport photographs must be of good quality BLACK & WHITE OR COLOUR (JPEG File only, 275 by 314 pixels with 72 dbi resolution) and with a CONTRASTING BACKGROUND. There must be no obstructive itemsPlease note that the submission of a defaced or poor quality photography by a candidate would automatically invalidate the entry of the candidate. For further details, visit www.waecnigeria.org
  • Candidates should study the Regulations and Syllabuses for the examination which they can download from WAEC website (www.waeconline.org.ng) using the Registration PIN
  • Candidates must go to examination halls in mufti and without arms. No professional uniform of any kind will be allowed in the examination halls
  • The entire result of candidates who sit for the examination in more than one centre will be cancelled
  • Smoking is not allowed in the examination hall
  • Any Candidate that comes into the examination hall with mobile phone(s) and /or any other electronic gadget(s) will have his or her entire results cancelled
  • Candidates must ensure that their entries are correctly completed before uploading as the Council will not be held responsible for errors in candidate’s particulars. Request for amendments will NOT BE entertained on any information which a candidate voluntarily gives at the point of registration.
  • Candidates must come into the examination hall with their original Admission Notice
  • Candidates who engage in examination malpractice will not only have their results cancelled but may be prosecuted
  • Candidates must ensure they provide valid email and telephone number(s) during registration

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