It is not far-fetched that a whole lot of people have been mailing us and asking to know when the May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration would begin.
It is for this reason, as well as to keep you properly informed that we have written this post. Are you a prospective candidate for the May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration? Then this article is just for you.
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It contains all the information new have gathered so far as concerns the May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration.
What is WAEC/WASSCE?
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is an examination board that conducts the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, for University and Jamb entry examination in West Africa countries. Established in 1952, the council has contributed to education in Anglophonic countries of West Africa (Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and the Gambia), with the number of examinations they have coordinated, and certificates they have issued.
The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) is a type of standardized test in West Africa. It is administered by the West African Examinations Council. It is only offered to candidates residing in Anglophone West African countries. The academic school-leaving qualification awarded upon successful completion of the exams is the West African Senior School Certificate (WASSCE).
The body conducts two (2) examinations which include:
- WASSCE (November/December) – Also known as the General Certificate Examinations (GCE), by its former name; all students from private and public schools are allowed to take this examination, and uniforms are not compulsory. However, other rules and regulations are applied on every candidate. This examination is only offered during the autumn season, and the results are available by December. It is also called private examinations of which now its compulsory to register biometrically.
- WASSCE (May/June) – Also known as the Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE), by its former name; this examination is made for all private and public schools in West Africa. They must also wear distinctive uniforms as described in the standards set by the school boards. This examination is offered during the summer (May to June), and the results are available by August.
Having mentioned all of that, let’s treat some of the most common questions/concerns by most prospective May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration candidates.
When Will May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration Form Come Out?
indeed we’re not surprised that a whole lot of prospective candidates are really eager to know when the May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration would begin.
It has always been our culture to advice candidates to always register as early as possible to avoid all the issues/difficulties that one may experience as a result of late registration, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration has not begun yet.
We are expecting the May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration form to come out by November/December 2016. If the trend of the previous year is anything to go by, the WAEC Registration Form for 2016 was released in November 2015 so we do not expect that of May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration to delay later than December 2016.
We will keep you updated as soon as the registration form for the May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration is out for sale.
What do I need for the May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration?
The following information would be required of you in order to complete the May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration Form:
- First name
- Middle name
- Date of birth
- Marital Status
- Telephone Number
- State of Origin
- Local Government of origin
- O-level Subjects to be written
- Email address
- 1 passport photograph with red background
- WAEC Registration Scratch Card
Note: All WAEC registration process, selection of approved school name, passport upload, selection of subjects and fingerprint or thumbprint capture is done with digital personnel on WAEC official website – www.waecdirect.org
Scratch Cards Available for May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration
Below are the different types of scratch card that would be available for the May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration:
- Registration & Result Checker Card – This card allows candidates to register for a maximum of 9 subjects. Candidates are expected to keep this card safe even after registration as they would also need it to check their results when it is released.
- Late Registration Card – This card is used in addition to the Registration Result Checker Card to allow candidates register during the late registration.
When used with the Registration & Result Checker Card, the candidate is allowed to register for a maximum of 9 subjects.
You can register early to avoid the use of the Late Registration Scratch Card and save yourself some cost.
Deadline for May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration
The May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration has not commenced yet, and until it then, we would not be able to tell you the closing date yet.
However we strongly advice that you keep yourself updated so that you register for the May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration as soon as the registration commences and avoid all the difficulties that comes with late registration.
We’ll update you with the actual closing date as soon as we gather that information
May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration – Important Points to Note
The May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration can only be said to have been completed only when the candidate has seen the Admission Notice/Photocard page.
Candidates are to print the May/June 2017/2018 WAEC Exam Registration Notice/Photocard as it will be required of them during the examination, candidates are also advised to laminate the photocard after printing as this would keep it neat and useable throughout the examination period.
Also importantly, candidates must keep their registration Scratch Card safe and intact as the registration scratch card would be used to check the examination results when they are released.
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