WAEC REGISTRATION 2024/2025 FORM, FEE, DATE, DEADLINE & GUIDELINES

WAEC REGISTRATION 2024/2025 FORM, FEE, DATE, DEADLINE & GUIDELINES

Are you a student who is preparing for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in 2024/2025? If yes, then you must be wondering how to register for the exam, what are the fees, dates, deadlines, and guidelines for the registration process. Well, you have come to the right place. In this blog post, we will provide you with all the essential information you need to know about the WAEC registration for 2024/2025 academic session. We will also answer some of the frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the WAEC exam and registration. So, without further ado, let’s get started.

WAEC REGISTRATION 2024

What is WAEC?

WAEC stands for West African Examinations Council, which is a regional examination body that conducts various examinations for students in West African countries, such as Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and The Gambia. One of the most popular and important examinations conducted by WAEC is the WASSCE, which is also known as WAEC or WAEC SSCE. The WASSCE is a standardized test that assesses the knowledge and skills of students who have completed their senior secondary education. The WASSCE is a prerequisite for admission into tertiary institutions in West Africa and beyond. The WASSCE is also recognized by many international organizations and institutions, such as the Commonwealth, UNESCO, and the World Bank.

Why should you register for WAEC 2024/2025?

There are many reasons why you should register for WAEC 2024/2025, such as:

  • To obtain a valid and recognized certificate that proves your academic achievement and qualification.
  • To gain access to higher education opportunities in West Africa and abroad.
  • To enhance your career prospects and employability in various fields and sectors.
  • To broaden your horizons and exposure to different cultures and perspectives.
  • To challenge yourself and test your abilities and potentials.

How to register for WAEC 2024/2025?

The registration process for WAEC 2024/2025 is simple and straightforward. You can register for the exam either online or offline, depending on your convenience and preference. Here are the steps to follow for both methods of registration:

Online Registration

  • Visit either of the following websites: WAEC Registration Portal or WAEC Online Registration Portal.
  • Locate the “General Information” section and click on “HOW TO REGISTER” to access the registration instructions.
  • Select “AVAILABLE SUBJECTS” to view the comprehensive list of WAEC subjects available for registration. You can choose a maximum of nine subjects, including four core subjects (English Language, Mathematics, Civic Education, and one of the Nigerian Languages) and five elective subjects.
  • Choose “AVAILABLE EXAM TOWNS” to see the full list of WAEC examination centres. You can select any exam town that is convenient for you, but you must ensure that the exam town has the subjects you have chosen.
  • Click on “BIOMETRIC DATA CAPTURE SOFTWARE” to download the WAEC Biometric Data Capture Software. This software is required for capturing your biometric data, such as your fingerprints and facial image. You will need a biometric scanner device to use this software. You can either purchase one or visit any accredited cyber cafe that has one.
  • Install the software on your computer and follow the instructions to capture your biometric data. You will also need to enter your personal and academic details, such as your name, date of birth, gender, state of origin, school name, school address, etc.
  • After capturing your biometric data and entering your details, you will be given a registration number and a personal identification number (PIN). You will need these numbers to complete your registration and access your examination information.
  • Visit the WAEC registration website again and log in with your registration number and PIN. You will be able to review your registration details and make any necessary corrections or changes. You will also be able to upload your passport photograph and signature. Make sure that your photograph and signature are clear and meet the specifications given by WAEC.
  • After verifying and confirming your registration details, you will be required to pay the registration fee. You can pay the fee online using any of the following methods: debit card, credit card, bank transfer, or mobile money. You can also pay the fee offline at any designated bank branch or agent. You will need to print out the payment confirmation page and keep it as proof of payment.
  • After paying the registration fee, you will be able to print out your registration slip and photo card. These documents contain your examination information, such as your examination number, centre number, seat number, subjects, exam dates, etc. You will need to present these documents at the examination centre on the day of the exam.

Offline Registration

  • Visit any WAEC office or accredited school in your area and obtain the WAEC registration form. You can also download the form from the WAEC website and print it out.
  • Fill out the form with your personal and academic details, such as your name, date of birth, gender, state of origin, school name, school address, etc. You will also need to indicate your preferred subjects and exam town. You can choose a maximum of nine subjects, including four core subjects (English Language, Mathematics, Civic Education, and one of the Nigerian Languages) and five elective subjects.
  • Attach two recent passport photographs and your signature to the form. Make sure that your photographs and signature are clear and meet the specifications given by WAEC.
  • Submit the form and the photographs to the WAEC office or the school where you obtained the form. You will be given a registration number and a personal identification number (PIN). You will need these numbers to complete your registration and access your examination information.
  • Visit any accredited cyber cafe that has a biometric scanner device and the WAEC Biometric Data Capture Software. You will need to use the software to capture your biometric data, such as your fingerprints and facial image. You will also need to log in with your registration number and PIN to review your registration details and make any necessary corrections or changes. You will also be able to upload your passport photograph and signature if you have not done so already.
  • After verifying and confirming your registration details, you will be required to pay the registration fee. You can pay the fee offline at any designated bank branch or agent. You will need to print out the payment confirmation page and keep it as proof of payment.
  • After paying the registration fee, you will be able to print out your registration slip and photo card. These documents contain your examination information, such as your examination number, centre number, seat number, subjects, exam dates, etc. You will need to present these documents at the examination centre on the day of the exam.

What is the registration fee and deadline for WAEC 2024/2025?

The registration fee and deadline for WAEC 2024/2025 vary depending on the type and period of registration. There are two types of registration: regular and late. The regular registration period is from February 5, 2024, to March 26, 2024. The late registration period is from March 27, 2024, to April 26, 2024. The registration fee and deadline for each type of registration are as follows:

Regular Registration

  • The registration fee for regular registration is N13,950 (thirteen thousand, nine hundred and fifty naira) per candidate. This fee covers the cost of the registration form, the biometric data capture software, and the examination fee.
  • The deadline for regular registration is March 26, 2024. Candidates who register within this period will not incur any penalty or extra charges.

Late Registration

  • The registration fee for late registration is N30,450 (thirty thousand, four hundred and fifty naira) per candidate. This fee covers the cost of the registration form, the biometric data capture software, the examination fee, and a penalty fee of N16,500 (sixteen thousand, five hundred naira).
  • The deadline for late registration is April 26, 2024. Candidates who register after the regular registration period will have to pay the penalty fee and may face other consequences, such as being assigned to a different exam centre or town.

What are the guidelines for WAEC 2024/2025?

The guidelines for WAEC 2024/2025 are the rules and regulations that candidates must follow before, during, and after the examination. The guidelines are meant to ensure the smooth and fair conduct of the examination and to prevent any malpractice or irregularity. The guidelines are divided into two categories: general and examination.

General Guidelines

  • Candidates must register for the examination with their correct and complete personal and academic details. Any false or incomplete information may lead to disqualification or cancellation of results.
  • Candidates must pay the registration fee within the stipulated period and keep the payment confirmation page as proof of payment. Any candidate who fails to pay the fee or provides a fake or invalid payment confirmation page may be barred from the examination.
  • Candidates must capture their biometric data and upload their passport photograph and signature using the WAEC Biometric Data Capture Software. Any candidate who fails to do so or provides a fake or invalid biometric data, photograph, or signature may be barred from the examination.
  • Candidates must print

To conclude, we have discussed the following topics in this blog post:

  • What is WAEC and why should you register for it?
  • How to register for WAEC 2024/2025 online or offline?
  • What is the registration fee and deadline for WAEC 2024/2025 regular and late registration?
  • What are the general and examination guidelines for WAEC 2024/2025?

We hope that this blog post has provided you with all the essential information you need to know about the WAEC registration for 2024/2025 academic session. We also hope that you have found it useful and informative. If you have any questions or doubts about the WAEC registration, you can refer to the following FAQs or contact the WAEC office or website for more details.

FAQs

  • Q: When will the WAEC 2024/2025 examination take place?
  • A: The WAEC 2024/2025 examination will take place from May 7, 2024, to June 15, 2024. The exact dates and times for each subject will be indicated on your registration slip and photo card.
  • Q: How can I check my WAEC 2024/2025 results?
  • A: You can check your WAEC 2024/2025 results online or offline. To check your results online, you will need to visit the WAEC result checker website and enter your examination number, PIN, and year of examination. To check your results offline, you will need to visit any WAEC office or accredited school and obtain a scratch card. You will then use the scratch card to access your results on the WAEC result checker website.
  • Q: What is the minimum pass mark for WAEC 2024/2025?
  • A: The minimum pass mark for WAEC 2024/2025 is five credits, including English Language and Mathematics. This means that you must score at least 50% in each of these subjects and at least 40% in the other subjects. However, some tertiary institutions may have higher or lower cut-off marks for admission, so you should check their requirements before applying.
  • Q: What if I lose or damage my registration slip, photo card, or payment confirmation page?
  • A: If you lose or damage any of these documents, you should report the issue to the WAEC office or the school where you registered as soon as possible. You may be able to obtain a duplicate copy of the document for a fee. However, you should note that the WAEC will not be responsible for any loss or damage of these documents and that you must present them at the examination centre on the day of the exam.
  • Q: What if I miss or fail the WAEC 2024/2025 examination?
  • A: If you miss or fail the WAEC 2024/2025 examination, you will have to wait for the next examination session, which will be in 2026. You will also have to register and pay the fee again. You should note that the WAEC does not offer any supplementary or remedial examination for candidates who miss or fail the examination. Therefore, you should prepare well and attend the examination on time.

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