The timetable for the May/June exams (for school candidates) by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) for 2023 is now available. For candidates to be well-prepared for the tests, the WASSCE timetable is important.
WAEC encourages applicants to follow the laws and regulations governing the exams by abstaining from all acts of malpractice and examination misconduct.
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2023/2024 WASSCE Timetable
The 2023 WAEC timetable for the May/June WAEC Examinations (for school candidates) is out. The timetable is of utmost importance to all candidates in order to become well-prepared and ready for the exams.
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The 2023 Updated official WASSCE Timetable is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 8, 2023, and will end on Friday, June 23, 2023.
See the timetable below;
The Best Way to Use this Timetable?
Here is what I think:
- Get a blank sheet of paper.
- Write down the 8/9 subjects you’ll be sitting for. Write all the subjects on the left-hand side of the paper.
- Then carefully go through this WAEC timetable – search for all your subjects.
- Write down the dates and times as you find each one.
Make sure you don’t forget the practicals.
ALSO CHECK: Waec GCE Timetable 2023
The 2023 WAEC Timetable starts here
WAEC Timetable for May/June.
We are pleased to provide you with the WAEC 2023 Timetable that will assist you with your study for the 2023 WASSCE for school candidates that will commence on Monday, May 8, 2023.
Monday, 8th May, 2023
- 08:30 – 09:30 am – Foods and Nutrition 3 (Practical) Planning Session.
- 10:00 – 11:00 am – Home Management 3 (Practical) Planning Session
Thursday, 11th May, 2023
- 08:30 – 11:40 am (1st Set) – Metalwork 3 (Practical)
- 12:00 – 3:10 pm (2nd Set) – Metalwork 3 (Practical)
- 08:30 – 10:30 am – Management-In-Living 2 (Essay)***
- 10:30 – 11:30 am – Management-In-Living 1 (Objective)***
- 2:00 – 3:00 pm – Management-In-Living 3 (Test of Practical Work) ***
Friday, 12th May, 2023
- 08:30 – 11:00 am – Further Mathematics/Mathematics (Elective) 2 (Essay)
- 2:00 – 3:30 pm – Further Mathematics/Mathematics (Elective) 1 (Objective)
Monday, 15th May to Friday, 9th June, 2023
- Arabic 3 (Oral)
- French 3 (Oral)
- Physical Education 3(Performance Test)
- Clothing and Textiles 3 (Practical)
- Foods and Nutrition 3 (Practical)
- Home Management 3 (Practical)
- Music 3B (Performance Test)
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Monday, 15th May, 2023
- 8:30 – 10:15 am – Health Education/Health Science 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)
- 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Applied Electricity 2 (Essay)
- 12:00 – 1:00 pm – Applied Electricity 1 (Objective)
- 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Basic Electricity 2 (Essay) **
- 12:00 – 1:00 pm – Basic Electricity 1 (Objective) **
- 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Arabic 2 (Essay)
- 3:00 hrs – 3:50 am – Arabic 1 (Objective)
Tuesday, 16th May, 2023
- 08:30 – 10:00 am – Health Education /Health Science 2 (Essay)
- 10:00 – 11:00 am – Health Education /Health Science 1 (Objective)
- 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Hausa 2 (Essay)**
- 3:00 – 4:00 pm – Hausa 1 (Objective)**
- 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Igbo 2 (Essay)**
- 3:00 – 4:00 pm – Igbo 1 (Objective)**
- 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Yoruba 2 (Essay)**
- 3:00 – 4:00 pm – Yoruba 1 (Objective)**
- 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Edo 2 (Essay)**
- 3:00 – 4:00 pm – Edo 1 (Objective)**
- 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Efik 2 (Essay)**
- 3:00 – 4:00 pm – Efik 1 (Objective)**
- 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Ibibio 2 (Essay)**
- 3:00 – 4:00 pm – Ibibio 1 (Objective)**
Wednesday, 17th May, 2023
- 08:30 – 10:40 am – Clerical Office Duties 2 (Essay)
- 10:40 – 11:30 am – Clerical Office Duties 1 (Objective)
- 08:30 – 10:40 am – Civic Education 2 (Essay)**
- 10:30 – 11:30 am – Civic Education 1 (Objective)**
- 1:00 – 2:00 pm – Computer Studies 2 (Essay)**
- 2:30 – 3:00 pm – Computer Studies 1 (Objective)**
- 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Business Management 2 (Essay)
- 3:00 – 4:00 pm Business Management 1
Thursday, 18th May, 2023
- 08:30 – 10:40 am – Physical Education 3(Theory of Practice)*****
- 08:30 – 10:30 am – Visual Art 2 (Essay)
- 10:30 – 11:20 am –Visual Art 1 (Objective)
- 1:00 – 3:10 pm – Agricultural Science 2 (Essay)
- 3:10 – 4:00 pm Agricultural Science 1 (Objective)
Friday, 19th May, 2023
- 08:30 – 10:30 am – Government 2 (Essay)
- 10:30 – 11:30 am – Government 1 (Objective)
- 08:30 – 9:30 am – Electronics 2 (Essay)
- 09:30 – 10:30 am – Electronics 1 (Objective)
- 08:30 – 9:30 am – Basic Electronics 2 (Essay) **
- 09:30 – 10:30 am – Basic Electronics 1 (Objective) **
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** Available to candidates in Nigeria only
*** Available to candidates in The Gambia and Sierra Leone only
**** Available to candidates in Liberia only
The difference in Time on Question Paper and Timetable: Where the duration indicated on the question paper differs from that on the timetable, the one on the question paper should be followed.
Question Papers to be Given Out in Advance of the Dates They Are to be Taken
- Visual Art 3
- Paper 3A – Instructions will be given to schools two weeks before the paper is due to be taken.
- Paper 3B – Question paper will be given to candidates two weeks before it is due to be taken.
- Paper 3C -Candidates will be required to execute their projects within six months of the examination year. The period of submission of art pieces will be communicated to schools by the Council.
- General Knowledge-In-Art Paper 3: The question paper for General Knowledge-In-Art 3 will be given to candidates two weeks before the paper is due to be taken.
- Block Laying, Bricklaying and Concrete Works 3 (Practical): Question paper will be given to candidates three days before the paper is due to be taken.
- Project Work Papers: The question papers for project work for Basketry, Graphic Design, Leatherwork, Ceramics, Sculpture, Picture Making, Textiles, Jewellery, Painting & Decorating, Dyeing & Bleaching, and Leather Goods Manufacturing & Repair will be forwarded to candidates two weeks in advance of the examination. The exact date for the delivery of question papers to candidates will be communicated to them through their schools.
- Visual Art 3
Extra Time for Candidates with Special Needs: Candidates with Special Needs should be allowed one and half times the time allotted to other candidates.
Important tips on how to Pass WAEC Exams in Flying Colours
After accessing the WAEC timetable, there are some other things that you need to put in perspective to guarantee your success in this exam. We recommend that you take note of the following tips:
- Don’t be afraid: A common error made by some WAEC candidates is to allow fear to overwhelm them. This is a very bad way to approach any exam. Irrespective of how prepared you are prior to this exam, you will definitely fail it if you panic while writing the examination. If you must come out with flying colours in your WAEC examination, you must first deal with your fear. Approach this exam with a courageous and optimistic heart, and never allow the terrible experiences you have had or heard about WAEC to determine your level of confidence before or during the exam.
- Prepare early enough for the exam: Though there is no precise period to begin studying for the WAEC exam, you should begin as soon as possible. Many candidates wait until the examination timetable is released before beginning to read and prepare, which is one of the reasons why the majority of them fail. Early preparation is necessary for good success.
- Avoid Examination Malpractice/Misconduct: Many students fail the WAEC exams because their preparation and study are insufficient, and they place their reliance on their intelligence in malpractice. Malpractice is unlawful, and if you are detected, you will almost certainly face failure and dishonour.
- Use the WAEC Syllabus as Your Study Guide: To guarantee that you do not study off-topic, the examination council has produced a syllabus that includes the topics on which exams will be set. So, if you want to pass with flying colours, learn to study with it.
The 2024 WAEC timetable will be out soon. Check out this page for updates immediately after it is released.
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