WAEC Curriculum – Check out the newly released waec curriculum right now. This curriculum was updated by waec authority of recent
- Compulsory (cross-cutting core subjects)
- Field of Specialization and
There are 4 fields of specialization as follows: Humanities, Science/Mathematics, Business Studies, and Technology. Subjects under each of the fields are as follows:
See Waec Curriculum 2022
5. Civic Education
1. Nigerian Lang
8. Visual Art
4. Further Math
6. Physical Education
7. Health Education
2. Store Mgt
3. Office Practice
2. Metal Work
3. Basic Electricity
5. Auto Mechanics
6. Building Construction
7. Wood Work
8. Home Mgt
9. Foods & Nut
10. Clothing & Text
CHECK OUT: Get the Waec Timetable
- The new curriculum took effect from September 2011. However, the old SS curriculum is to be phased out systematically over a period of three years i.e. September 2018 to June 2019(update: It has now been phased out).
- All students are to offer all 5 core compulsory subjects.
- Students are to choose 3 or 4 subjects from their field of specialization i.e. Humanities, Science/Math, Business Studies or Technology.
- Students are to choose their compulsory entrepreneurship from the available list of 35 trades.
- Students may choose 1 elective subject outside their field of specialization provided that the total number of examinable subjects is NOT more than nine (9).
- In summary, students must offer: 5-core subjects, 3-4 subjects from field of specialization and 1 elective subject.
Waec Curriculum FAQ
How many subjects do I write in WAEC?
Candidates are expected to write at least eight (8) subjects and no more than nine (9) subjects with WAEC mandatory subjects. Anything else will be considered unacceptable.
Who are the people who are eligible to take the WASSCE?
For the school candidate’s exam, students need to be in the most senior class (SSS 3) in an accredited school to be allowed to write the WASSCE exam.
For private candidate’s exam, any one of the following groups can participate in WASSCE:
- Anyone who has previously taken the WASSCE.
- Anyone who has taken the GCE and passed a minimum 3 of the subjects.
- Those who have successfully completed the Teachers’ Grade 2 examination.
How does WAEC set its questions?
WAEC questions are divided into two types: objective (multichoice) and theory. Just as in school, you’ll be expected to prepare objectives and theories for your exams.
How many questions do I answer in Waec?
You must answer 60 mandatory questions and possibly 50 required questions in objectives.
In theory, you are instructed to give an answer to at least 3-5 questions.
You must solve 8-10 questions in both Mathematics and English Language.
Is there a penalty for cheating on an exam at WAEC?
Yes, if a candidate is detected cheating on an exam, he or she will be penalized for malpractice. As a result, the result is canceled or withheld.
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Thank you very much ?
i will pass you waec
Wait, so Nigerian languages are no longer compulsory in WAEC? During my days in secondary school, a Nigerian language was compulsory if you were from the 3 main tribes.
Please which website can I see Neco GCE 2019 syllabus?
Why is that Agric is compulsory r commercial students
Economics should have been in the Business Studies (Commercial) category.
I totally agree with you too.
please,I couldn’t sit for civic education exam yesterday due to the traffic
i wanna know if it as ruined my whole papers.
Pls is food and nutrition not relevant in any science course.
Please is Yoruba compulsory for commercial student
No, it’s not.
Hello,please is Biology compulsory for a commercial student?
Pls, Do Book – keeping compulsory 4 both science and art?
No. Book-keeping is not compulsory for any category. It’s one of the 35 trade subjects the students are too choose from.
Thanks Very Much
Plz is geography compulsory for science students
No. Geography does not even belong to the Science category. It belongs to Humanities.
Thanks so much for the information
Good day,pls is biology compulsory for arts students
Nope. Biology is not compulsory for Arts students. It only can be borrowed.
Thanks very much
I love the info you share.
However, for WAEC NEW CURRICULUM, I think you can improve by stating clearly the SUBJECTS THAT ARE ELECTIVES AND THOSE THAT ARE UNDER FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION ON THE TABLE ABOVE.
Thanks, keep up the good work!
I agree with you
good indeed! it save our time.
Is it compulsory for a commercial student to do a science subject.
Is computer a complusory subject
is biology compulsory for chemical engineering in waec
amen ohh becoz nw WAEC are nw hard
if you miss to put an entrepreneurship subject what will happen will it effect me.?
I passed GCE and by God’s Grace and my effort in reading, I know I will pass WAEC.
Tanks u have made me happy
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Comment Text*it not all about using d name of god or allha it all about studying ad understanding wat u study cus even god said help ur self be4 i help so pls ad pls read ad pray 4 god 4 help cause it nt easy at all wise saying 4rm david rapheal so keep it up.the main papers are starting on 3rd of april beware…………………….!
dis my first nd last time of writting waec,i wil pass with distinctions in jesus name amen.
Waec you’d better begin to package my scholarship cos i’ll be the first runner up in jesus name
By the grace of God. my redeemer reigneth
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Am praying 2 jah because i knw dat he will answer me nd i will pass my waec dis year nd admission
I have never write waec before and by god grace this 2017 will be the first and the last waec I will ever write insha allah
I shall come out in a flying colours
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May allah assist us to pass this waec exam ameeen
With All-Mighty Allah i will make my waec this year and my jamb while my admission will be this year also.
Let Keep Praying for ourselves.
I believe he will answer our prayer.
Waec, I will have distinctions and gain admission this same year by the grace of God
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WASSCE I WILL PASS U
By the grace of god i will make my waec this year amen
This a first time that i write waec and i beleive with God who create heaven and earth i’ll make it.Amen.
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