WEST AFRICAN SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (WASSCE) FOR PRIVATE CANDIDATES, 2019 – SECOND SERIES
The Second Series for 2019 will be conducted between the months of August and October. The WASSCE for Private Candidates. 2019 —Second Series — would mainly be an urban based examination. Thirty-Six (36) subjects would be available for the Examination. Intending candidates are advised to visit the Council’s corporate website – www.waecnigeria.org- to confirm available examination towns and subjects before obtaining the registration PIN.
REGISTRATION FOR THE EXAMINATION
Registration for the WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2019— Second Series — will be online. After obtaining the Registration PIN. candidates should log on to www.waeconline.org.ng for registration. Candidates should also note that the registration procedure has been designed to accommodate biometric features that will be used for validation at the examination centres.
The normal registration period is from Monday May 27, 2019 to Fridays July 19, 2019.
MODE OF PAYMENT
Candidates are expected to pay a registration fee of Thirteen Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty Naira (13,950) only, at branches of any of the following banks or any accredited agent and obtain the Registration PIN and Information VCD:
Access Bank Plc First Bank ofNig. Plc Sterling Bank Plc Zenith Bank Plc
Ecobank Plc First City Monument Hank Plc Polaris Bank Ltd Union Bank ofNigcria Plc
Fidelity Bank Plc Guaranty Trust Bank Plc Stanbic IBTCBank Plc United Bank forAfrica Plc
WEMA Bank Plc Heritage Bank Plc Standard Chartered Bank Plc Unity Bank Plc
In addition, candidates will be required to pay five hundred naira (500.00) commission to the banks/accredited agents.
Candidates who wish to register for the examination after the close of entries may be accommodated as “Walk-in-Candidates”, provided they register not less than twenty four hours to the scheduled time of the paper(s) they intend to write. The “Walk-in-Candidates” fee is Twenty Five Thousand Five Hundred Naira (25, 500.00), only.
CANDIDATES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
Candidates with special needs will also register online like other candidates but they must clearly state their challenges e.g. blind. low vision, spastic, speech. etc.
COMPLETION OF REGISTRATION
Candidates MUST conclude registration within two weeks of first access to the website during the registration period. They should ensure that their names. gender. passport photographs. dates of birth and subjects are correct.
They are also to print the Admission Notice/Photo Card, as evidence of successful registration, which will serve as identification during the examination. The Result Checker PIN will also be on the Photo Card. Only Digital Personal Scanner should be used for fingerprint registration.
Candidates should view the Information VCD before they register for the examination.
Candidates should note that registration fee is not refundable.
Candidates should print the examination Timetable at the completion oftheir registration.
Entries must be uploaded with passport photographs snapped with digital cameras. The passport photographs must be of
good quality BLACK & WHITE OR COLOUR (JPEG File only. 275 by 314 pixels with 72 dbi resolution) and with a CONTRASTING_BACKGROUND. There must be no obstructive items such as headgear, caps, sunglasses. veils. etc.
These items MUST NOT obstruct the candidate’s face. Please note that the submission ofa defaced or a poor quality photograph by a candidate would automatically invalidate the entry ofthe candidate. For further details, please visit: www.waecnigeria.org
Candidates should study the Regulations and Syllabuses as well as the Timetable for the examination which they can download from WAEC website (www.waeconline.org.ng) using the Registration PIN.
Candidates must go to examination halls in mufti and without arms. No professional uniform of any kind will be allowed in the examination halls. The entire results of candidates who sit the examination in more than one centre will be cancelled.
Smoking is not allowed in the examination hall. Any candidate that comes into the examination hall with mobile phone(s) and any other electronic gadget(s) will have his or
her entire results cancelled.
Candidates must ensure that their entries are correctly completed before uploading as the Council will not be held responsible for errors in candidates’ particulars. Request for correction will NOT BE entertained on any information which a candidate
voluntarily gives at the point of registration, as soon as the examination commences.
Candidates must come into the examination hall with their original Photo Cards.
Candidates who engage in examination malpractice will not only have their results cancelled, but may be prosecuted.
Candidates must ensure they provide valid email and telephone number(s) during registration.