The 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination for School Candidates, WAEC, will commence on the 8th of May and end on the 23rd of June, 2023 in Nigeria.
The Head of the Nigeria National Office, Patrick Areghan, during a press briefing said a total of 1,621,853 candidates from 20,851 secondary schools have registered for the 2023 WASSCE (SC).
He added that candidates would be examined in 76 subjects, saying about 30,000 practizing senior secondary school teachers, nominated by the various State Ministries of Education, would be participating in the examination as supervisors.
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Areghan further said a total of 1,621,853 candidates from 20,851 secondary schools have registered for the examination, out of which 798,810 are males, amounting to 49.25%, while 823,043 are females, which is 50.75% of the total candidature.
The WAEC boss said that schools that failed to upload the Continuous Assessment score within the expected time frame after several free upload periods would face possible penalties.