WAEC GCE First Series Timetable 2024/2025 PDF Download

WAEC GCE First Series Timetable 2024/2025 PDF Download

WAEC GCE First Series Timetable 2024/2025 PDF Download: The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the timetable for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) First Series, also known as WAEC GCE. The First Series is the WASSCE for Private Candidates examination, which is usually written between January and February of every year.

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WAEC GCE First Series

The WAEC GCE First Series is an examination conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) for private candidates who wish to obtain the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) certificate. The WASSCE certificate is required for admission into tertiary institutions in West Africa.

The First Series is usually written between January and February of every year, and it offers 19 subjects for candidates to choose from. The registration for the First Series is done online, and the fee is Twenty Seven Thousand Naira (N27,000) only.

The examination is conducted in both paper-based and computer-based modes, depending on the subject. The timetable for the First Series shows the date, time, and duration of each paper, as well as the subjects that have alternative to practical work. Candidates are advised to follow the instructions on the timetable and prepare well for the examination.

The First Series is an opportunity for private candidates to improve their grades, retake failed subjects, or obtain the WASSCE certificate for the first time. Candidates who pass the examination can apply for admission into any of the tertiary institutions in West Africa that accept the WASSCE certificate.

WAEC GCE Exam Date 2024/2025 First Series for Private Candidates (Jan/Feb)

According to the WAEC GCE timetable, the examination will start on Wednesday, 31st January 2024, and end on Saturday, 17th February 2024. The normal registration period is from Monday, 18th December 2023 to Monday, 22nd January 2024. This year, 19 subjects will be available for the WASSCE for Private Candidates – First Series.

WAEC GCE Timetable 2024/2025 First Series

The WAEC GCE timetable contains the date, time, and duration of each paper. It also indicates the subjects that have alternative to practical work. The timetable is available in PDF format and can be downloaded from the WAEC website. Below is a summary of the WAEC GCE timetable:

DATEPAPER CODESUBJECT/PAPERDURATIONTIME
Wednesday, 31st January, 2024PC3272Hausa 2 (Essay)2hrs9:30am – 11:30am
PC3271Hausa 1 (Objective)1hr11:30am – 12:30pm
PC3282Igbo 2 (Essay)2hrs9:30am – 11:30am
PC3281Igbo 1 (Objective)1hr11:30am – 12:30pm
PC3292Yoruba 2 (Essay)2hrs9:30am – 11:30am
PC3291Yoruba 1 (Objective)1hr11:30am – 12:30pm
Thursday, 1st February, 2024PC5042Biology 2 (Essay)1hr 40mins9:30am – 11:10am
PC5041Biology 1 (Objective)50mins11:10am – 12:00pm
PC5043Biology 3 (Alt to Practical Work)2hrs3:00pm – 5:00pm
Friday, 2nd February, 2024PC1042Financial Accounting 2 (Theory and Practice)2hrs 30mins9:30am – 12:00pm
PC1041Financial Accounting 1 (Objective)1hr12:00pm – 1:00pm
Saturday, 3rd February, 2024PC4022General Mathematics 2 (Essay)2hrs 30mins9:30am – 12:00pm
PC4021General Mathematics 1 (Objective)1hr 30mins2:00pm – 3:30pm
Tuesday, 6th February, 2024PC5022Agricultural Science 2 (Essay)2hrs 10mins9:30am – 11:40am
PC5021Agricultural Science 1 (Objective)50mins11:40am – 12:30pm
PC2103Literature-in-English 3 (Drama & Poetry)2hrs 30mins3:00pm – 5:30pm
Wednesday, 7th February, 2024PC2022Christian Religious Studies 2 (Essay)2hrs9:30am – 11:30am
PC2021Christian Religious Studies 1 (Objective)1hr11:30am – 12:30pm
PC2082Islamic Studies 2 (Essay)2hrs9:30am – 11:30am
PC2081Islamic Studies 1 (Objective)1hr11:30am – 12:30pm
Thursday, 8th February, 2024PC5122Physics 2 (Essay)1hr 30mins9:30am – 11:00am
PC5121Physics 1 (Objective)1hr 15mins11:00am – 12:15pm
PC5123Physics 3 (Alt to Practical Work)2hrs 45mins2:00pm – 4:45pm
Friday, 9th February, 2024PC2042Geography 2 (Essay)2hrs9:30am – 11:30am
PC2041Geography 1 (Objective)1hr11:30am – 12:30pm
PC2043Geography 3 (Practical and Physical Geography)1hr 50mins4:00pm – 5:50pm
Saturday, 10th February, 2024PC3022English Language 2 (Essay)2hrs9:30am – 11:30am
PC3021English Language 1 (Objective)1hr11:30am – 12:30pm
PC3023/BEnglish Language 3 (Test of Orals)45mins2:00pm – 2:45pm
Monday, 12th February, 2024PC4012Further Mathematics 2 (Essay)2hrs 30mins9:30am – 12:00pm
PC4011Further Mathematics 1 (Objective)1hr 30mins2:00pm – 3:30pm
Tuesday, 13th February, 2024PC5052Chemistry 2 (Essay)2hrs9:30am – 11:30am
PC5051Chemistry 1 (Objective)1hr11:30am – 12:30pm
PC5053Chemistry 3 (Alt to Practical Work)1hr 30mins3:00pm – 4:30pm
Wednesday, 14th February, 2024PC2102Literature-In-English 2 (Prose)1hr 15mins9:30am – 10:45am
PC2101Literature-In-English 1 (Objective)1hr10:45am – 11:45am
PC5023Agricultural Science 3 (Alt to Practical Work)1hr 30mins2:00pm – 3:30pm
Thursday, 15th February, 2024PC2032Economics 2 (Essay)2hrs9:30am – 11:30am
PC2031Economics 1 (Objective)1hr11:30am – 12:30pm
Friday, 16th February, 2024PC2052Government 2 (Essay)2hrs9:30am – 11:30am
PC2051Government 1 (Objective)1hr11:30am – 12:30pm
PC1032Commerce 2 (Essay)2hrs3:30pm – 5:30pm
PC1031Commerce 1 (Objective)50mins5:30pm – 6:20pm
Saturday, 17th February, 2024PC2162Civic Education 2 (Essay)2hrs9:30am – 11:30am
PC2161Civic Education 1 (Objective)1hr11:30am – 12:30pm
WAEC GCE First Series Timetable 2024/2025

Wednesday, 31st January, 2024

  • 9:30am – 11:30am: PC3272 – Hausa 2 (Essay)
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm: PC3271 – Hausa 1 (Objective)
  • 9:30am – 11:30am: PC3282 – Igbo 2 (Essay)
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm: PC3281 – Igbo 1 (Objective)
  • 9:30am – 11:30am: PC3292 – Yoruba 2 (Essay)
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm: PC3291 – Yoruba 1 (Objective)

Thursday, 1st February, 2024

  • 9:30am – 11:10am: PC5042 – Biology 2 (Essay)
  • 11:10am – 12:00pm: PC5041 – Biology 1 (Objective)
  • 3:00pm – 5:00pm: PC5043 – Biology 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)

Friday, 2nd February, 2024

  • 9:30am – 12:00pm: PC1042 – Financial Accounting 2 (Theory and Practice)
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm: PC1041 – Financial Accounting 1 (Objective)

Saturday, 3rd February, 2024

  • 9:30am – 12:00pm: PC4022 – General Mathematics 2 (Essay)
  • 2:00pm – 3:30pm: PC4021 – General Mathematics 1 (Objective)

Tuesday, 6th February, 2024

  • 9:30am – 11:40am: PC5022 – Agricultural Science 2 (Essay)
  • 11:40am – 12:30pm: PC5021 – Agricultural Science 1 (Objective)
  • 3:00pm – 5:30pm: PC2103 – Literature-in-English 3 (Drama & Poetry)

Wednesday, 7th February, 2024

  • 9:30am – 11:30am: PC2022 – Christian Religious Studies 2 (Essay)
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm: PC2021 – Christian Religious Studies 1 (Objective)
  • 9:30am – 11:30am: PC2082 – Islamic Studies 2 (Essay)
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm: PC2081 – Islamic Studies 1 (Objective)

Thursday, 8th February, 2024

  • 9:30am – 11:00am: PC5122 – Physics 2 (Essay)
  • 11:00am – 12:15pm: PC5121 – Physics 1 (Objective)
  • 2:00pm – 4:45pm: PC5123 – Physics 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)

Friday, 9th February, 2024

  • 9:30am – 11:30am: PC2042 – Geography 2 (Essay)
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm: PC2041 – Geography 1 (Objective)
  • 4:00pm – 5:50pm: PC2043 – Geography 3 (Practical and Physical Geography)

Saturday, 10th February, 2024

  • 9:30am – 11:30am: PC3022 – English Language 2 (Essay)
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm: PC3021 – English Language 1 (Objective)
  • 2:00pm – 2:45pm: PC3023/B – English Language 3 (Test of Orals)

Monday, 12th February, 2024

  • 9:30am – 12:00pm: PC4012 – Further Mathematics 2 (Essay)
  • 2:00pm – 3:30pm: PC4011 – Further Mathematics 1 (Objective)

Tuesday, 13th February, 2024

  • 9:30am – 11:30am: PC5052 – Chemistry 2 (Essay)
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm: PC5051 – Chemistry 1 (Objective)
  • 3:00pm – 4:30pm: PC5053 – Chemistry 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)

Wednesday, 14th February, 2024

  • 9:30am – 10:45am: PC2102 – Literature-In-English 2 (Prose)
  • 10:45am – 11:45am: PC2101 – Literature-In-English 1 (Objective)
  • 2:00pm – 3:30pm: PC5023 – Agricultural Science 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)

Thursday, 15th February, 2024

  • 9:30am – 11:30am: PC2032 – Economics 2 (Essay)
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm: PC2031 – Economics 1 (Objective)

Friday, 16th February, 2024

  • 9:30am – 11:30am: PC2052 – Government 2 (Essay)
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm: PC2051 – Government 1 (Objective)
  • 3:30pm – 5:30pm: PC1032 – Commerce 2 (Essay)
  • 5:30pm – 6:20pm: PC1031 – Commerce 1 (Objective)

Saturday, 17th February, 2024

  • 9:30am – 11:30am: PC2162 – Civic Education 2 (Essay)
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm: PC2161 – Civic Education 1 (Objective)

Please note that this timetable is subject to change, and candidates should verify any updates from the official examination authorities.

WAEC GCE First Series Timetable 2024/2025 PDF Download

You can download the WAEC GCE First Series Timetable 2024/2025 for Private candidates (January/February) as PDF directly to your mobile phone or PC by clicking on the download button below:

Conclusion

The WAEC GCE First Series is an opportunity for private candidates to obtain the WASSCE certificate, which is required for admission into tertiary institutions in West Africa. Candidates are advised to register on time, prepare well, and follow the instructions on the WAEC GCE timetable. We wish all the candidates success in their examination.

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