West African Examinations Council Nigeria, has submitted the timetable for the conduct of West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination to the Federal Government, TopNaija reports.
The Head of Public Affairs, WAEC Nigeria, Demianus Ojijeogu, made this known in a chat with our correspondent on Tuesday. He said, “It was released today (Tuesday) by the Head of Nigeria National Office of WAEC to the Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja. WAEC wishes to inform its stakeholders-schools, parents and candidate that the final international timetable for the conduct of WASSCE, 2020 has been released.”
He noted that several versions of the examination timetable had been in circulation, urging the public to disregard them, saying they did not emanate from WAEC.
“The examination which has been slated to begin on Monday, August 17, 2020 will end on Saturday, September 12, 2020.
“The council hereby urges the candidates to abide by the rules and regulations guiding the conduct of the examination by shunning all acts of malpractice and obeying all Covid-19 protocols that have been put in place at the examination centres,” he said.
The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) is a type of standardized test in West Africa. Students who pass the exam receive a certificate confirming their graduation from secondary education. It is administered by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).
It is only offered to candidates residing in Anglophone West African countries. The academic school-leaving qualification awarded upon successful completion of the exams is the West African Senior School Certificate. The WASSCE tests four core subjects—English, mathematics, integrated science, social studies, and three or four elective subjects