Education mata: WAEC starts registration for WASSCE private candidates

The West African Examination Council [WAEC] has announced that it would soon conduct the second series of the West African Senior School certificate Examination [WASSCE] for private candidates.

This was revealed in a statement signed by the spokesperson of the council, Demianus Ojijeogu, on Sunday.

According to him, registration starts May 14 and ends July 6, 2018.

Ojijeogu also said, “After Obtaining the registration pin, candidates should log on to

“Walk -in candidates, who wish to write the examination after the close of entries may be accommodated provided they register less than 24 hours to the scheduled time of the paper they intend to write. The walk-in candidates fee is 25000 only.”

The statement added that special needs’ candidates will also register online but “they must state clearly their disabilities: blind, low vision, spastic, speech etc.

“Candidates must conclude registration within two weeks of first access to the website during registration period.”

Candidates are expected to pay a registration fee of N13,950 and a commission of N500 to banks and accredited agents.

WAEC conducted the first series for private candidates in January 2018, while the second series will now hold in August/September 2018.


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