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WAEC GCE FAQs 2021 on Registration & Sample Answers

Filed in Education, Exam by on November 24, 2021




WAEC GCE FAQs perplex different folks. As a result, in this essay, we will cover some of the frequently asked questions, or FAQs, about WAEC GCE. As a result, keep reading for additional information.

WAEC GCE Frequently Asked Questions 2021

We are pleased to inform you that the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidate 2021 second series registration has commenced.

The examination will be urban-based and will be conducted at a period to be announced in due course. Also, thirty-six subjects will be available for the examination.

Important Tips about Writing the Examination

1. Do not spend too much time on any questions. Thus, answer first, those questions which you know well as quickly as you can.

2. Also, always read a question carefully. Make sure that you understand exactly what is required before setting out to answer it

3. Furthermore, listen to all the instructions given by the Supervisor of the examination. And do exactly what he tells you to do. Also, start when he tells you to start and stop when he tells you to stop,

4. Also, plan how to answer questions as quickly and carefully as you can.

5. Furthermore, mark (or shade) your answers clearly on the answer sheet. If you find out you have made a mistake, erase your first mark completely then make a new mark.

6. Additionally, remember to fill in the details required on your answer sheet. And these are the examination, year, your name, your index number, and the subject. 

If you do not write your name or your index number you will not receive any credit for the work done.

7. Also, if you have more answer spaces than you need, just leave the extra spaces blank.

8. Additionally, when you have finished one page, go on straight to the next page without wasting time or waiting to be told.

9. Also, keep calm on the examination day. Your chance of doing well is high if you keep calm than if you are worried and restless

WAEC GCE General Registration Information 2021

1. Candidates should view the Information VCD before they register for the examination.

2. Also, candidates should note that the registration fee is not refundable.

3. Additionally, candidates should print the examination Timetable at the completion of their registration.

4. Also, entries must be uploaded with good quality passport size photographs. And the background of such photographs must not be blue or red.

Also, the size should be 275 by 314 pixels. Entries with unacceptable passport photographs will be rejected.

5. Also, candidates should study the Regulations and Syllabuses as well as the Timetable for the examination.

6. Furthermore, candidates must go to examination halls in mufti and without arms. No professional uniform of any kind will be allowed in the examination halls.

7. Also, the entire results of candidates who sit the examination in more than one centre will be cancelled.

8. Smoking is not allowed in the examination hall.

9. Any candidate that comes into the examination hall with mobile phone(s) and /or electronic gadget(s) will have his or her entire results cancelled.

10. Also, candidates must ensure that their entries are correctly completed before uploading as the Council will not be held responsible for errors in candidates’ particulars.

Request for correction will not be entertained as soon as the examination commences.

11. Also, candidates must come into the examination hall with their original Photo Cards.

12. However, candidates who engage in examination malpractice will not only have their results cancelled but may be prosecuted.

13. Also, candidates must ensure they provide a valid email address and telephone number(s) during registration.

14. All candidates must be prepared to observe all COVID-19 Regulations.

15. WAEC GCE Approved Subjects.

WAEC GCE Registration Subjects Selection

WAEC GCE General Registration Information 2021

English Language and Mathematics have been automatically selected for you. This is because they are compulsory. However, you are required to select the other subjects you wish to register for in this examination.

Please note that a minimum of seven (7) and a maximum of Nine (9) subjects are allowed (English Language and Mathematics inclusive). Also, registration for the WAEC GCE will be online.

Thus, 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.


WAEC Result 

WAEC GCE Result Portal

WAEC Verification Pin for NYSC

How to Apply for the WAEC GCE Examination 2021

Candidates are expected to pay a registration fee of Thirteen Thousand, Nine Hundred, and Fifty Naira only (N13,950). And this should be in the bank or any accredited agent. The banks involved are:

1. Access Bank Plc.

2. Also, First Bank of Nig. Ltd.

3. Furthermore, Sterling Bank Plc.

4. Also, Zenith Bank Plc.

5. Additionally, Access (Diamond).

6. Furthermore, First City Monument Bank Plc.

7. Also, Skye Bank Plc.

8. Union Bank of Nigeria Plc.

9. Also, Eco Bank Ltd.

10. Furthermore, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc.

11. Also, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc.

12. Additionally, United Bank for Africa Plc.

13. Fidelity Bank Plc.

14. Furthermore, Heritage Bank Plc.

15. Also, Standard Chartered Bank Plc.

16. Additionally, Unity Bank Plc.

17. Also, WEMA Bank Plc.

18. Furthermore, Polaris bank.

19. Additionally, Jaiz Bank.

Additionally, obtain the registration PIN and the information VCD. Also, candidates will be required to pay Five Hundred Naira (N500.00) commission to the banks/accredited agents.

WAEC GCE Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Answers

WAEC GCE Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Answers

Below is some WAEC GCE registration FAQs:

1. What is WAEC?


WAEC is the acronym for West African Examination Council.

2. As a WAEC Candidate am I Supposed to Pay for WAEC Calculator?


No. It is free.

3. Can I Change My Date of Birth after WAEC Registration?


Yes, you can. But you are advised to do that before the results are released.

4. How Can I Get My WAEC Original Result?


For SSCE candidates, you will get the original result from the school you wrote the exam. While for GCE candidates, you will get the original result from the WAEC Branch office in your state.

5. How Much is WAEC Registration?


The registration fee for both the School & Private Candidates’ Examination is the same: 13,950 Naira.

6. Can I Change My Passport after WAEC Registration?


Yes, you can. This can be done in the WAEC office in your state.

7. Can I Change my LGA and/or State of Origin after WAEC Registration?


Yes, you can change it. The board’s office can also do this in your state.

8. Where is WAEC Office Located?


WAEC headquarters is located in Accra. In Nigeria, WAEC international office is located in Plot 6, Lateef Jakande Road, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.

More FAQs and Answers

9. When will WAEC Result Come out?


The West African Examination Council has stated that WAEC results will be released 60 days after the exam. Immediately after the results are out, candidates can go online to check their results.

10. How Can I Collect my Original WAEC Certificate?


You can collect your WAEC original result 2 years after the exam was written. Candidates can get the original result at a WAEC zonal or state office.

11. Can I Combine WAEC and NECO Results for Admission?


Yes. WAEC and NECO results can be combined for admission into any Nigeria Tertiary institution that accepts two sittings.

12. Do WAEC officials mark candidates’ scripts?


Examiners appointed by WAEC handle no.. They are usually educationists who are familiar with the classroom situation and their identities are not supposed to be disclosed.

13. Why are some results cancelled?


Results are cancelled when candidates are found guilty of examination malpractice.

14. Which WAEC offices issue certificates?


Candidates can collect their certificates from WAEC Zonal and Branch offices in charge of the state where they sat for the examination.

15. Does WAEC replace lost certificates?


No. Instead, it issues statements of results to the owners of lost certificates or, when necessary, confirms their results for a fee. WAEC also issues attestation of result document for damaged and lost certificates.

With the above information, I guess some of your questions about WAEC GCE must have been answered. Thus, feel free to share this with your friends out there. Also, feel free to drop your opinions in the comment section below.

CSN Team.



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