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WAEC to conduct computer-based WASSCE for private candidates

WAEC

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced that it will now conduct computer-based West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates.

This was confirmed in a statement on Monday, November 13, signed by Moyosola F. Adesina, Acting Head, Public Affairs.

Adesina noted that it was “in line with best global practices”.

The innovation will begin with WASSCE for private candidates, 2024 – First Series which will hold next February.

While the Objective Tests will be fully Computer-Based, the Essay and Test of Practical papers will be hybrid. The questions will be delivered on screen and candidated required to write answers on the booklets given to them.

In order to enable candidates to familiarise themselves with the new examination platform, there will be a Mock Examination in February 2024.

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