WAEC New Date for 2020 May/June SSCE Exam (School Candidates)

West African Examination Council (WAEC) Announces 17th August, 2020 Official Date for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations for School Candidates (May/June).

Information reaching us confirmed that the Federal Government and the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced 17th of August, 2020 as the new date for commencement of the 2020 WASSCE for School Candidates (May/June) Examinations.

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These were the unanimous decisions reached today at a virtual consultative meeting between the Federal Ministry of Education, Honourable Commissioners of Education of the 36 states, the Nigerian Union of Teachers, (NUT), the proprietors of private schools, and Chief Executives of examination bodies.

It was agreed that the exit classes should resume immediately after the Sallah break, from the 4th of August, 2020 to enable them prepare for the WAEC examinations scheduled to commence from the 17th of August, 2020.

The meeting also resolved that a passionate appeal be made to the Federal Government through the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 and public spirited Nigerians for assistance to schools across the country to enable them fast track the preparations for safe reopening, as agreed.

FG disclosed that as soon as WAEC examinations were concluded, the government would take up the National Examination Council (NECO) and the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) examinations.

WASSCE is a standardized test conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) for senior secondary school students in the graduating class.