WAEC 1st Series GCE Registration Commences for 2022

The WAEC 1st Series GCE Registration Commences for 2022.

This is for all candidates intending to take part in the upcoming WAEC 2022/2023, we are pleased to announce to you that the registration has commenced.

See below for how to register and the schedule.

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REGISTRATION FOR THE EXAM

Registration for WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2022-First Series will be online. After 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 centers.

WAEC GCE Registration Period

  • The normal registration period is from Monday December 20th, 2021 to Friday January 21st, 2022
  • Walk-in registration is Thirty Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N30,500.00) only per candidate. Registration must be done not less than twenty-four hours to the scheduled time of the paper(s) intended to sit for.

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How to Apply for WAEC GCE Registration

Candidates are expected to pay a registration fee of Eighteen Thousand Naira (N18,000) only, at branches of any of the following banks or any accredited agent and obtain the Registration PIN and information VCD:

  • -Access Bank Plc
  • -Ecobank Plc
  • -Fidelity Bank Plc
  • -First Bank of Nig
  • -First City Monument Bank Plc
  • -Guaranty Trust Bank Plc
  • -Heritage Bank Plc
  • -Jaiz Bank
  • -Polaris Bank Ltd
  • -Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc
  • -Standard Chartered Bank Plc
  • -Sterling Bank Plc
  • -Union Bank of Nigeria Plc
  • -United Bank for Africa Plc
  • -Unity Bank Plc
  • -WEMA Bank Plc
  • -Zenith Bank Plc

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In addition, Candidates will be requested to pay five hundred naira (N500.00) commission to the banks/accredited agents.

After obtaining the Registration PIN, candidates should log on to https://registration.waecdirect.org/ for registration.

WALK-IN-CANDIDATES

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-Candidate” fee is Thirty Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N30,500.00) only.

CANDIDATES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: 

Candidates with special needs will also register online like other candidates but they must clearly state their Impairments e.g Visual, Low vision, Spastic, Speech, Hard to hear, etc

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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, as Evidence of successful registration, which will serve as identification during the examination. The Result Checker PIN will also be on the Admission Notice. The acceptable fingerprint Scanner is UareU digitalPersona fingerprint device.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • -Candidates should view the Information VCD before they register for the examination -Candidates should note that registration fee is not refundable
  • -Candidates should continue to check the website for the examination Timetable
  • -Entries must be uploaded with passport photographs captured with digital camera. The specification of the digital camera should be Microsoft HD 3000. 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 itemsPlease note that the submission of a defaced or poor quality photography by a candidate would automatically invalidate the entry of the candidate. For further details, visit www.waecnigeria.org
  • -Candidates should study the Regulations and Syllabuses 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 result of candidates who sit for the examination in more than one centre will be cancelled -Smoking is not allowed in the examination hall

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  • -Any Candidate that comes into the examination hall with mobile phone(s) and /or 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 candidate’s particulars. Request for amendments will NOT BE entertained on any information which a candidate voluntarily gives at the point of registration.
  • -Candidates must come into the examination hall with their original Admission Notice
  • -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
  • -All Candidates MUST be prepared to observe all COVID-19 Regulations

Read also: 2022 WAEC GCE Registration Form – Instructions and Guidelines

PATRICK E. AREGHAN

HEAD OF NATIONAL OFFICE

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