The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is responsible for conducting the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates in The Gambia, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone.
This examination serves as a crucial milestone for students in these countries.
WAEC Exam Dates for May/June 2023
The 2023/2024 WASSCE for school candidates will begin on Monday, May 8th, 2023, and conclude on Friday, June 23rd, 2023.
As the examination dates approach, candidates are encouraged to start their preparations as soon as possible.
Preparation Tips for WASSCE
To excel in the WASSCE, candidates should focus on:
- Starting preparations early
- Creating a well-structured study plan
- Reviewing past questions
- Seeking help when needed
- Staying organized
- Maintaining a healthy lifestyle
WAEC Timetable 2023
A comprehensive timetable for the 2023 WASSCE can be found here. It is advisable to use the PDF version for reference.
Important Notes for Candidates
- Follow the duration on the question paper if it differs from the timetable.
- Certain question papers are given in advance to allow for proper preparation.
- Special needs candidates are allowed extra time.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
When does the 2023/2024 WASSCE for school candidates start and end?
The 2023/2024 WASSCE starts on May 8th, 2023, and ends on June 23rd, 2023.
How can I prepare effectively for the WASSCE?
Follow the preparation tips outlined above to ensure success.
How long will the exams last?
The duration varies depending on the subject and is indicated in the timetable.
What do I need to bring with me to the exam hall?
A: Bring your WAEC photo card, HB pencil, eraser, and other specified items.
How are the exams graded?
The exams are graded using a system of letters and numbers, with A1 as the highest grade and F9 as the lowest passing grade.
What happens if I miss an exam?
If you miss an exam, you will need to wait until the next year to take it.
When will the results be released?
The results will be released a few months after the exams, with the exact date announced on the WAEC website.
Can I request a remark if I am unhappy with my grade?
Yes, you can request a remark, but there is a fee and a deadline for this service