In a proclamation, the acting Head of Public Affairs at WAEC, Moyosola Adesina, said the reception of the CBT will start with WASSCE for Private Up-and-comers, 2024 – First Series, which is scheduled to be held in February 2024.

“In accordance with worldwide accepted procedures, the Nigeria Public Office of the West African Assessments Chamber (WAEC) wishes to illuminate the overall population, and every one of its partners, that it has closed plans to relocate its WASSCE for Private Competitors Assessment Diets from Paper and Pencil Test to Computer Based Exam (CBE),” the assertion read.


In line with global best practices, the Nigeria National Office of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) wishes to inform the general public, and all its stakeholders, that it has concluded plans to migrate its WASSCE for Private Candidates Examination Diets from Paper and Pencil Test to Computer Based Examination (CBE).

The innovation will commence with WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2024 – First Series, which is slated to hold in February 2024. While the Objective Tests will be fully Computer Based, the Essay and Test of Practical papers will be hybrid, in which the examination questions will be delivered on screen and candidates required to write answers on the answer booklets given to them.

Furthermore, the examination will be conducted in urban centres/cities and candidates with special needs have been factored into the plan. Registration for the examination will commence on Monday, December 18, 2023.


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