Preparing for the 2023/2024 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates? We’re excited to announce that the official timetable for the exam has been released, and we’ve provided the 2023 WAEC timetable below for candidates from Nigeria.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the 2023 timetable for the May/June exams (for school candidates). The WASSCE timetable plays a significant role in helping candidates prepare thoroughly for the exams.
WAEC hereby urges the candidates to abide by the rules and regulations guiding the conduct of the examination by shunning all acts of malpractice.
WAEC Exam Date for May/June
The 2023/2024 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates is set to begin on Monday, May 8th, 2023, and conclude on Friday, June 23rd, 2023.
This important examination serves as a critical milestone for students in The Gambia, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. With the examination dates fast approaching, it is strongly advised that all candidates start their preparations as soon as possible to ensure success. Adequate preparation will not only boost students’ confidence but also equip them with the necessary knowledge and skills required to excel in the examination. Remember, a well-structured study plan and a commitment to hard work are key factors in achieving outstanding results in the WASSCE.
We are delighted to furnish you with the WAEC Timetable 2023 that will assist you with your study for the 2023 WASSCE for school candidates which will commence on May 8, 2023.
NOTE: IT IS ADVISABLE TO MAKE REFERENCES WITH THE PDF VERSION OF THE 2023 WAEC TIMETABLE.
**Available to candidates in Nigeria only
**** Available to candidates in Liberia only
*****Available to candidates in Sierra Leone only
- Time Difference Between Question Paper and Timetable: Follow the duration on the question paper if it differs from the timetable.
- Question Papers Given in Advance:
- Visual Art 3:
- Paper 3A: Instructions provided to schools two weeks before the exam.
- Paper 3B: Question paper given to candidates two weeks before the exam.
- Paper 3C: Projects executed within six months; submission period communicated by the Council.
- Block Laying, Bricklaying & Concrete Works 3 (Practical): Question paper given three days before the exam.
- Project Work Papers: Question papers for Painting & Decorating, Dyeing & Bleaching, and Leather Goods Manufacturing & Repair provided two weeks in advance; delivery date communicated through schools.
- Visual Art 3:
- Extra Time for Special Needs Candidates: Allowed one and a half times the time allotted to other candidates.
FAQS Regarding the 2023 WAEC Timetable
When does the 2023/2024 WASSCE for school candidates start?
The 2023/2024 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates is scheduled to commence on Monday, May 8th, 2023.
When does the 2023/2024 WASSCE for school candidates end?
The 2023/2024 WASSCE for school candidates is scheduled to end on Friday, June 23rd, 2023.
How can I prepare effectively for the WASSCE?
To prepare effectively for the WASSCE, follow these tips:
- Start early: Begin your preparation well in advance to give yourself enough time to cover all the topics in your syllabus.
- Create a study timetable: Allocate specific time slots for each subject and stick to your timetable.
- Review past questions: Practice with past WASSCE questions to familiarize yourself with the exam format and identify your weak areas.
- Seek help when needed: If you struggle with any topic, seek help from teachers, classmates, or online resources.
- Stay organized: Keep your study materials organized, and use a notebook to jot down important points.
- Stay healthy: Maintain a balanced diet, exercise regularly, and get enough sleep to stay physically and mentally fit.
How long will the exams last?
The duration of each exam varies depending on the subject. The duration for each subject is indicated in the timetable.
What do I need to bring with me to the exam hall?
You should bring your WAEC photo card, HB pencil, eraser, and other items as specified by your school.
How are the exams graded?
The exams are graded using a system of letters and numbers. A1 is the highest grade, and F9 is 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 the exam.
When will the results be released?
The results will be released a few months after the exams are completed. The exact date will be announced on the WAEC website.
Can I request a remark if I am unhappy with my grade?
Yes, you can request a remark. However, there is a fee for this service and the deadline for requesting a remark is usually a few weeks after the results are released.
Is there a pass mark for the exams?
Yes, there is a minimum pass mark for each subject. The pass mark varies depending on the subject and is usually around 40%.
Where can I find the PDF version of the 2023 WAEC timetable?
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