Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. What is WAEC all about?

A. Clik here to find out all about The West African Examinations Council, popularly called WAEC. You can also read more about WAEC here.

Q. Where can I find the manual for the WAEC/WASSCE for private candidates?

A. You can find a link to the manual for the WAEC/WASSCE for private candidates here.

Q. I’m interested in doing the Online Biometric Registration for the WAEC WASSCE for Private Candidates. What should I do?

A. It is quite easy. You can find everything you need to do to register for the WAEC WASSCE for Private Candidates if you click here.

Q. Where can I check my WASSCE result online?

A. You can check your WASSCE result online here.

Q. I sat for the BECE/WASSCE/GBCE/ABCE as a private candidate. How can I collect my original certificate?

A. You must apply online here for your certificate to be handed over to you personally.

Q. Where can I find information about the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for private candidates?

A. The full details regarding BECE for private candidates can be found here.

Q. I would like to check the Time Table for the 2017 BECE for private candidates.

A. You can now check the 2017 BECE Time Table for private candidates by following this link.

Q. Please help me locate the website to register online for the BECE for Private Candidates.

A. Click here to find all you need to do to register as a private candidate for the Basic Education Certificate Examination in Ghana.

Q. I want to know more about the WAEC GBCE and ABCE for private candidates.

A. Please click here  to find the manual containing all the information about both the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) and the Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE).

Q. How can I register online for the Oct/Nov WAEC ABCE for private candidates?

A. Click here to find information about the Oct/Nov WAEC Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) for private candidates.

Q. What were the 2017 entry/registration fees for WASSCE for private candidates?

A. You can find the link to a full list of fees for 2017 WASSCE for private candidates here.

 

Q. I need to see the 2017 Final International Time Table for WASSCE for private candidates.

A. You can easily download the 2017 Final International Time Table for private WASSCE candidates by following the appropriate link here

Q. I registered for Music in the upcoming WASSCE for private candidates. Where can I find the List of Music Set Pieces for the examination?

A. Click here to find the link to your list of music set pieces for WASSCE.

Q. What are the set texts for the WASSCE Literature – in – English?

A. Click here first and you will easily find a link to the set texts for the WASSCE Literature – in – English (2016 – 2020). Please note that you will have to choose your preferred texts only from the alternatives in the list. DO NOT STUDY ALL THE TEXTS. Just follow the instructions.

Q. I can’t find the prescribed Literature texts for the WASSCE English Language (Core). Could you please help me?

A. Yes, of course. You can now check the prescribed Literature texts for the WASSCE English Language paper (2017 – 2021) by visiting this page to find the right link.

Q. What are the prescribed texts for the WASSCE Ghanaian Language Written Literature paper (2016 – 2021)?

A. Click here to verify the prescribed Written Literature texts for the various Ghanaian Language papers from 2016 to 2021 only.

Q. How can I access and print my index number for the upcoming WASSCE for private candidates?

A. Simple. Just go to this page and you will see at the top, a red button to click to enable you to access and even print your index number all by yourself.

Q. I’ve misplaced my WASSCE biometric registration invoice. Can I print another one?

A. Yes, you can. Visit the WASSCE (PC) registration homepage and you will see at the top, a yellowish button to click to enable you to RE – PRINT your invoice.

Q. I want to see my Admission Notice for the upcoming WASSCE for private candidates. What should I do?

A. Just click on the yellow tab at the top of the WASSCE (PC) Registration Homepage to enable you to access and print your Admission Notice.

Q: How will I pay my online registration fee for the examination and how much will that cost?

A: WAEC has designated a number of banks at which all candidates in Ghana must PERSONALLY pay their fees after completing the online registration process. They include UniBank, United Bank of Africa, ECOBANK, Zenith Bank, Prudential Bank, Access Bank, Bank of Africa and Agricultural Development Bank (for selected regions only. Central Region is NOT one of these regions).

The actual registration fees will be posted on the WASSCE(PC) online registration website as soon as registration is open to the public sometime in February each year.

Q: At which centre will I sit for the examination?

A: During the registration process, you will choose your preferred TOWN or CITY as your examination centre. However, the specific school at which you will write your papers will be determined by WAEC and communicated to you usually a few weeks before the exams begin.

 

Q. What is the normal period for the WASSCE for private candidates?

A. The private candidates’ WASSCE normally begins with some practical/ project work subjects around early August.

This is just a rough guess for your guidance as WAEC of late keeps making frequent changes in its schedule.

 

Q. I am a General Science student; will I do practical work in the WASSCE (PC) just as it is done in the May/June exam?

A. Not at all. In place of practical work, you will write a paper called TEST OF PRACTICAL WORK.

 

Q. I’m confused. What are the subjects in which practical/project work is done by candidates in the NOV/DEC WASSCE?

A. The following is the full list of practical/project work/oral subjects in the NOV/DEC WASSCE and for which affected candidates are required to pay additional registration fees.

  • English Language
  • French
  • Music
  • Woodwork
  • Metalwork
  • Applied Electricity
  • Electronics
  • Auto Mechanics
  • ICT(Elective)
  • Clothing and Textiles
  • Foods and Nutrition
  • General Knowledge in Art
  • Basketry
  • Ceramics
  • Graphic Design
  • Jewellery
  • Leatherwork
  • Picture Making
  • Sculpture
  • Textiles

 

 

Q. When are the WASSCE (PC) results released and how will I get my result slip and original certificate?

A. The results are usually released in the latter part of December each year and certificates duly awarded to individual candidates. You can access your results and print your result slip online from the WAEC website. You will need to apply online for your certificate and thereafter, PERSONALLY visit your WAEC regional office soon after for your ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE.

 

Q. I have never been to any Senior High School before. Can I study privately and obtain a WASSCE qualification to enable me to achieve my educational and career goals?

ANS.: Absolutely yes. I have over the years provided expert coaching to individuals with a minimum entry-level qualification of BECE which enabled them to obtain WASSCE qualification as private candidates.

You can even study with me online with regards to Literature – in – English and other elective General Arts subjects.

Q. I have realized that I chose and studied the wrong program in SHS hence my persistent poor performance in the WASSCE. Is it possible to change my original course to a different one and to be successful in the examination?

A. Of course, yes. I personally have coached dozens of my clients in General Arts subjects to obtain their desired grades.

You can join my free online course anytime you’re ready.

Q.Kindly advise me on the set texts I should select for my Literature – in – English studies.

A. You can choose to study the selected texts below for your elective Literature – in – English course. They are what I recommend to all my clients for the period 2016 – 2020

African Prose

AMA DARKO: Faceless

Non – African Prose

RICHARD WRIGHT: Native Son

Drama

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Othello

African Drama

FRANK OGODO OGECHE: Harvest of Corruption

Non – African Drama

LORRAINE HANSBERRY: A Raisin in the Sun

African Poetry

  1. BIRAGO DIOP: Vanity
  2. GABRIEL OKARA: Piano and Drums
  3. GBANABOM HALLOWELL: The Dining Table
  4. LENRIE PETERS: The Panic of Growing Older
  5. KOFI AWOONOR: The Anvil and the Hammer
  6. GBEMISOLA ADEOTI: Ambush

 

Non – African Poetry

  1. ALFRED TENNYSON: Crossing the Bar
  2. GEORGE HERBERT: The Pulley
  3. WILLIAM BLAKE: The Schoolboy
  4. WILLIAM MORRIS: The Proud King
  5. ROBERT FROST: Birches
  6. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?