WAEC formally reschedules Could/June 2021 exams for varsity college students

WASSCE 2020 records 65.24% credit pass in 5 subjects, including Mathematics and English

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has formally rescheduled the Could/June 2021 West African Senior College Certificates Examination (WASSCE).

The examinations which have been rescheduled because of the disruptions to the schooling sector occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic will now maintain from August 16, 2021, to September 30, 2021.

This disclosure is contained in a press assertion that was signed by WAEC’s Performing Head, Public Affairs, Demianus Ojijeogu, on Friday, April 9, 2021, and seen on its official Twitter deal with.

Ojijeogu within the assertion additionally denied media experiences that the exams had been postponed. In his clarification, he stated that the Head of the Nationwide Workplace of WAEC, Patrick Areghan, was quoted out of context.

The assertion from WAEC partly reads, “We want to categorically state that the top of the nationwide workplace was quoted out of context.

The top of the nationwide workplace had in his handle throughout the press briefing said as follows: ‘Let me additionally use this chance to dispel rumours being peddled about by some folks relating to the conduct of WASSCE for varsity candidates, 2021. The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic are nonetheless very a lot felt within the schooling sector. The tutorial calendar has been distorted. It is going to, subsequently, not be doable to have the examination in Could/June this 12 months. A handy Worldwide Timetable for the conduct of the examination will quickly be launched.’

The association is in keeping with the present educational calendar and was completed in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Schooling.

Consequently, the council needs to tell colleges, candidates and most people that the examination will maintain from August 16 to September 30, 2021. The Worldwide timetable for the conduct of the examination shall be launched sooner or later.”

In case you missed it

  • WAEC had a number of days in the past whereas releasing the outcomes for personal candidates who sat for this 12 months’s WASSCE — the primary collection stated that the West African Senior College Certificates Examination (WASSCE) for varsity college students could not maintain in Could/June.
  • It stated {that a} handy agenda for the examination would quickly be launched.


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