The West African Examinations Council has announced the registration period for the 2023 WAEC GCE Registration for private candidates. This examination is very important as it is taken by students from all over the region to gain admission into universities and other tertiary institutions.
The registration process for the WAEC GCE is now open, and students who are interested in taking the examination must act fast. The registration period is short, and the fees are not cheap. So if you are thinking of taking the WAEC GCE, now is the time to start planning.
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About WAEC GCE Registration 2023/2024
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is an examination board that conducts examinations for school children and private candidates in West Africa. The WAEC GCE is a general certificate examination that is taken by students who have completed their secondary education. It is a qualification that is recognized by universities and other tertiary institutions in West Africa.
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General Requirements for WAEC GCE Registration 2023
The following are the requirements and eligibility for WAEC GCE registration 2023:
- Applicant must be at least 16 years old on the date of the examination.
- Applicant must have completed their secondary education or equivalent.
- Applicant must pay the registration fees.
- Applicant must provide a passport-size photograph.
- Applicant must be a citizen of a country that is a member of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).
- Applicant must not have been expelled from any school or examination body.
- Applicant must not have been found guilty of any examination malpractice.
WAEC GCE Generation of PIN
The WAEC GCE Registration PIN (Personal Identification Number) is a unique identification number that is used to complete the WAEC GCE registration process. It is a 10-digit number that is generated randomly by the WAEC website. To generate a PIN, you will need to create a user profile on the WAEC website and pay the PIN generation fee of N1,000.
Once you have generated a PIN, you will need to keep it safe and secure. You will need it to complete the online registration process. The PIN is also required for other WAEC-related activities, such as checking your results and requesting a duplicate certificate.
How to Register for WAEC GCE Examination 2023
Here are the steps on how to go about the WAEC GCE registration process.
- The first step to take is to go to the WAEC website.
- Click on the “Register” tab.
- Create a user profile by providing your personal details. This includes your first name, last name, date of birth, gender, email address, and phone number.
- Pay the PIN generation fee of N1,000. You can pay the fee using a credit or debit card, or through a bank transfer.
- Once you have paid the PIN generation fee, you will be able to generate your PIN. To do this, click on the “Generate PIN” button.
- Complete the online registration process by providing the required information. This includes your academic qualifications, the subjects you wish to register for, and your choice of examination centre.
- Once you have completed the online registration process, you will be able to pay the online registration fee. You can pay the fee using a credit or debit card, or through a bank transfer.
- Once you have paid the online registration fee, you will be able to print your admission notice/photo card. This document will be required before you are allowed to sit for the examination.
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WAEC GCE Registration Application Deadline and Examination Dates
Here are important dates on the WAEC GCE registration process:
- Date of Registration: July 10, 2023 to September 17, 2023
- Closing Date for PIN Generation: September 15, 2023
- Closing Date for Online Registration: September 17, 2023
- Date of Examinations: October 27 to December 20, 2023
WAEC GCE Registration Fees
The costs of WAEC GCE registration for private candidates in Nigeria for 2023 are as follows:
PIN generation fee: N1,000
Online registration fee: N18,000
The registration fees are non-refundable.
We wish you a smooth registration process.