WAEC Announces Commencement Date For 2024 May/June SSCE

WAEC Announces Commencement Date For 2024 May/June SSCE

  • The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Nigeria said the May/June SCCE in 2024 will commence on Tuesday, April 30
  • The head of WAEC Nigeria office, Dr Amos Dangut said a total of 1,814,344 candidates from 22,229 schools registered for the examination
  • Dangut added that the candidature for the 2024 May/June SCCE increased by 192,948 compared to the previous year

Legit.ng journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering basic and tertiary education in Nigeria and worldwide

Lagos state - The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Nigeria has announced the date the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) will commence across the country.

WAEC said the May/June examination will commence on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 and end on June 24, 2024.

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WAEC announces commencement date for 2024 May/June SSCE
WAEC says 2024 May/June SSCE will commence on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 Photo credit: @olatunji_Godson
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The head of WAEC Nigeria office, Dr Amos Dangut, disclosed this while speaking on Monday at the WAEC Lagos office on Monday, April 29, The Punch reports.

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Dangut said WAEC was ready to conduct the examination.

“I am delighted to inform you that WASSCE for School Candidates, 2024 will take place between Tuesday, April 30 and Monday, June 24, 2024, in Nigeria, spanning seven weeks and six days. The examination will be conducted in four WAEC member countries, namely: Nigeria, Gambia, Sierra-Leone and Liberia.”

He explained that a total of 1,814,344 candidates from 22,229 schools registered for the May/June SSCE examination.

According to Vanguard, 902,328 are males, amounting to 49.73%. while 912,016 are females, which is 50.27%.

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Dangut further stated that the candidature for the 2024 May/June SCCE increased by 192,948.

“Candidates would be examined in 76 subjects, made up of 197 papers. About 30,000 practising senior secondary school teachers, nominated by various Ministries of Education, will supervise the examination.”

WAEC releases 2024 timetable for May/June SSCE

Legit.ng earlier reported that WAEC released the timetable for the 2024 May/June SCCE examination in Nigeria.

The WAEC exams will commence on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, with foods and nutrition 3 (practical) planning session and home management 3 (practical) planning session.

This was contained in a document issued by WAEC via its X handle (formerly known as Twitter) @waecnigeria.

Source: Legit.ng

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