WAEC GCE Registration Form 2022: Guidelines & Instructions

WAEC GCE form (second series for 2022 – August/September) is out. Authorities of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) have announced that registration for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, Second Series (August/September), began earlier last month. This page provides everything you need to know to register for the 2022 WAEC GCE successfully.

WAEC GCE Registration Form 2017

Intending candidates for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, Second Series are hereby informed that the registration began in July 2022.

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) began conducting two series of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination for Private Candidates in 2022. 

WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2022 -Second Series would be an urban-based examination. It is intended to help candidates who have deficiencies in their WASSCE results, bridge the gap. Nineteen )19) subjects would be available for the examination. Prospective 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.

Candidates should also note that the WAEC GCE registration procedure has been designed to accommodate biometric features that will be used for validation at the examination centres.

WAEC GCE Registration Period

Application Closing Date

  • The closing date for WAEC GCE Registration is now October 2, 2022 (extended). More details here!
  • 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.

Approved Subjects for WAEC GCE

S/NSubject NameSubject Code
1COMMERCE103
2FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING104
3CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES202
4ECONOMICS203
5GEOGRAPHY204
6GOVERNMENT205
7HISTORY207
8ISLAMIC STUDIES208
9LITERATURE IN ENGLISH210
10CIVIC EDUCATION216
11ARABIC301
12ENGLISH LANGUAGE302
13FRENCH304
14HAUSA327
15IGBO328
16YORUBA329
17FURTHER MATHEMATICS401
18GENERAL MATHEMATICS402
19AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE502
20BIOLOGY504
21CHEMISTRY505
22HEALTH EDUCATION/HEALTH SCIENCE508
23PHYSICAL EDUCATION511
24PHYSICS512
25AUTO MECHANICS603
26BUILDING CONSTRUCTION604
27METAL WORK607
28TECHNICAL DRAWING608
29WOODWORK609
30BASIC ELECTRICITY614
31BASIC ELECTRONICS615
32CLOTHING AND TEXTILES701
33FOODS AND NUTRITION702
34HOME MANAGEMENT703
35MUSIC705
36VISUAL ART706

How to Apply for the 2022 WAEC GCE

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:

Approved Banks for Purchasing Form
Access Bank Plc
Ecobank Plc
Fidelity Bank Plc
First Bank of Nigeria
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

Also, candidates will be required to pay a 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.

CANDIDATES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: Candidates with special needs will also register online like other candidates, but they must dearly state their disabilities, 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.

General Information

  • Candidates should view the Information VCD before they register for the examination.
  • Candidates should note that the registration fee is not refundable.
  • Candidates should print the examination Timetable after their registration.
  • Entries must be uploaded with good quality passport size photographs, not “wait and get” photographs. The background of such photographs MUST NOT BE BLUE OR RED. The size should be 275 by 314 pixels. Entries with unacceptable passport photographs will be rejected.
  • Candidates should study the Regulations and Syllabuses and the Timetable for the examination that they can download from WAEC website (http://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 who comes into the examination hall with mobile phone(s) and /or electronic gadget(s) will have their 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 a valid email address and telephone number (s) during registration.
  • All candidates must be prepared to observe all COVID-19 Regulations.

We wish you the best of luck!

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