2021 WAEC GCE Registration Form (Exam Date | Latest News)

This article contain all information about WAEC GCE registration 2021, if you are planning to apply for WAEC GCE 2021 then this article is for you.

WAEC GCE Registration

This is to inform you that West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) registration for private candidates second series (January/February) has commenced on June 10, 2021.

The deadline for the registration has also been announced (13 November, 2021).

The price for the GCE 2021 form is N13,950 and the examination will commence soon. GCE Timetable has also been released.

WASSCE for private candidates is usually conducted two times in a year which are (first series and second series), WAEC started conducting two series examination from 2018.

WAEC GCE Registration 2021

The WAEC GCE for Private Candidates 2021 First Series will be an urban-based examination. Twenty four (24) subjects would be available for the Examination. All candidates that want to apply for the examination are, therefore, advised to visit the Council’s official website: www.waecnigeria.org to confirm available examination towns and subjects before obtaining the registration PIN.

Candidates should also note that the 2021 WAEC GCE registration procedure has been designed to accommodate biometric features that will be used for validation at the examination centres.

Choosing Of Subjects

English Language and Mathematics are compulsory subjects and they will be selected automatically for you, So you are required to choose other subjects that you want to register by your self.

Please note that a minimum of Seven (7) and a maximum of Nine (9) subjects are allowed including English Language and Mathematics.

WAEC GCE 2021 Application Procedure

This is to inform all candidates that registered for West African Senior School Examination Certificate, WASSCE for private candidates 2021 first series examination is ongoing.

Note: WAEC GCE registration procedure has been designed to accommodate biometric features that will be used for validation at the examination centres.

How to Pay for GCE FORM:  Candidates are expected to pay a registration fee of Thirteen Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty Naira (N13,950) only, at branches of any of the following banks or any accredited agent and obtain the Registration PIN and Information VCD:

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

However, candidates will be required to pay the sum of N500 to the banks/accredited agents. After obtaining the Registration PIN, candidates should login to https://registration.waecdirect.org/ for registration.

in addition Candidates must complete online registration within two weeks of first access on the website during registration periods.

They should ensure that their names, gender, passport photographs, date of births and subjects are correct. They are also advised to print the admission Photo-card as evidence of registration, this will serve as their photo-card during the examination. The result checker pin will also be included. Only Digital Personal Scanner should be used for fingerprint registration.


Candidates with disabilities/impairments will also register online like other candidates but they must clearly state their disabilities/impairment e.g blind, low vision, spastics, speech, e.t.c.

Important Informations To All WAEC GCE Candidates

  1. Candidates should view the Information VCD before they register for the examination.
  2. Candidates should note that registration fee is not refundable.
  3. Candidates who engage in examination malpractice will not only have their results cancelled but may be prosecuted.
  4. Candidates should print the examination Timetable at the completion of their registration.
  5. Candidates should study the Regulations and Syllabuses as well as the Timetable for the examination which they can download from WAEC website (http://www.waeconline.org.ng/ ) using the Registration PIN.
  6. Candidates who engage in examination malpractice will not only have their results cancelled but may be prosecuted.
  7. Candidates must go to examination halls in mufti and without arms. No professional uniform of any kind will be allowed in the examination halls.
  8. The entire results of candidates who sit for the examination in more than one centre will be cancelled.
  9. 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.
  10. Candidates must come into the examination hall with their original Photo Cards.
  11. 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.
  12. Any candidate that comes into the examination hall with mobile phone(s) and /or electronic gadget(s) will have his or her entire results cancelled.
  13. Smoking is not allowed in the examination hall.
Is GCE harder than WAEC?

Yes! GCE is more difficult than WAEC because WAEC internal exam may be more easier, you may have been preparing for the examination starting from SS1 till you enter SS3.

but in the case of GCE it is not so because some students may have stop schooling for some years before they register for the exam which will make it more difficult for them.

Read also: Silly Mistakes WAEC 2020 Candidates Must Avoid

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