WAEC GCE 2021 Registration Portal/Form – First And Second Series


WAEC GCE 2021 Registration Form is out – see the Instructions and Guidelines [August/September Second Series]. Authorities of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) announce the registration for the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates. Candidates who wish to be successful in this exam are to follow the guide provided here for an excellent WAEC result.

WAEC Second Series GCE Registration Date

  • WAEC 2021 GCE registration begins 26th July 2021 and ends on 30th September 2021 at 12.00 midnight.
  • Availability for Walk-in registration is on the payment of  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.

How to Apply for the  WAEC GCE 2021

Candidates who wish to sit for GCE examination are to pay a registration fee of Thirteen Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty Naira (N13,950) only. Walk-in registration is Thirty Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N30,500.00) only per candidate which can be made at branches of any of the following banks or any accredited agent and obtain the Registration PIN and Information VCD.

GCE Registration Process

  • Interested candidates are to login to https://www.waeconline.org.ng for your registration. Candidates are to start their Registration by enrolling their fingerprints and capturing other personal details using the Biometric Data Capture software.
    Candidates are to start their Registration by enrolling their fingerprints and capturing other personal details using the Biometric Data Capture software. Click here to download if you have a fingerprint scanner or visit any Registration Centre with such facilities to scan your fingerprints. Ensure your Surname, First name and other names are captured using the software. Once you have completed the registration form, you are required to click the ACCEPT button after which a preview of your details will be displayed. You are required to review your application at this stage and click the EDIT button if you desire to make any modification. You should click the SAVE button if you want to save your application and still be able to come back and modify it. Note that you can only modify up to 3 times. Click the SUBMIT button if you want to submit your application. NOTE that you will no longer be able to modify your application once you click the SUBMIT button.
  • Enter your Bio data information in the space provided:  You are required to enter your bio data which includes Gender, Disability, Marital Status, Maiden Name (if applicable), Date of Birth, Nationality and State of Origin. Note that your name must not be more than 40 characters, this includes spaces between the surname, firstname and other name. Please select NONE for disability information if you are not disabled
  • You are required to take a picture with a webcam with a minimum Camera Specification* 2.0MP 720p USB 2.0 Color: High Resolution RGB Support Hi-Speed USB 2.0 certified 2.0 megapixel sensor Up to 30 frames per second. Recommended is the Microsoft LifeCam HD 3000 Webcam. Note that the picture will be printed on your photocard and certificate.
  • You are required to supply your contact information which includes telephone, email, residential address, residential city, residential state, postal address, city and state. Note that Telephone number is compulsory since it would be used to contact the candidate should the need arise.

You are required to select the state and town you wish to write the examination. The exact centre will be automatically assigned to you by the system. Please note that you cannot change your examination town after submission

English Language and Mathematics have been automatically selected for you because they are compulsory. You are required to select the other subjects you wish to register for in this examination. Please note that a minimum of Seven (7) and a maximum of Nine (9) subjects are allowed (English Language and Mathematics inclusive).


On successful completion and submission of your registration form, the system will allocate a centre to you and generate your examination number. You should then print the admission notice/photo card. Note that this document will be required before you are allowed into the examination

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Approved accredited agent

The following banks or any accredited agent are the WAEC GCE form selling points were candidates can obtain the Registration PIN and Information VCD:

  • Access Bank Plc
  • Ecobank Plc
  • Fidelity Bank Plc
  • First Bank of Nig
  • 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


  • Candidates should view the Information VCD before they register for the examination.
  • Candidates should note that 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.

 WAEC GCE 2021 Second Series Examination Timetable


Monday, 15th
February, 2021 PC2162
PC2161 Civic Education 2 (Essay)**
Civic Education 1 (Objective)** 2hrs
1hr 9:30am – 11:30am
11:30am – 12:30pm
PC2051 Government 2 (Essay)
Government 1 (Objective) 2hrs
1hr 2:00pm – 4:00pm
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Tuesday, 16th
February, 2021 PC5022
PC5021 Agricultural Science 2 (Essay)
Agricultural Science 1 (Objective) 2hrs 10mins
50mins 9:30am – 11:40am
11:40am – 12:30pm
PC 5023 Agricultural Science 3 (Alternative to Practical Work) 1hr 30mins 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Wednesday, 17th February, 2021 PC5052
PC5051 Chemistry 2 (Essay)
Chemistry 1 (Objective) 2hrs
1hr 9:30am – 11:30am
11:30am – 12:30pm
PC5053 Chemistry 3 (Alternative to Practical Work) 1hr 30mins 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Thursday, 18th February, 2021
PC3271 Hausa 2 (Essay)**
Hausa 1 (Objective)** 2hrs
1hr 9:30am – 11:30am
11:30am – 12:30pm
PC3281 Igbo 2 (Essay)**
Igbo 1 (Objective)** 2hrs
1hr 9:30am – 11:30am
11:30am – 12:30pm
PC3291 Yoruba 2 (Essay)**
Yoruba 1 (Objective)** 2hrs
1hr 9:30am – 11:30am
11:30am – 12:30pm

Friday, 19th February, 2021 PC 1042
PC 1041 Financial Accounting 2 (Theory and Practice)
Financial Accounting 1 (Objective) 2hrs 30mins
1hr 9:30am – 12:00noon
12:00noon – 1:00pm
PC2031 Economics 2 (Essay)
Economics 1 (Objective) 2hrs
1hr 3:00pm – 5:00pm
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Saturday, 20th
February, 2021 PC3022
PC3021 English Language 2 (Essay)
English Language 1 (Objective) 2hrs
1hr 9:30am – 11:30am
11:30am – 12:30pm
PC3023/B English Language 3 (Test of Orals)**/**** 45mins 2:00pm – 2:45pm
Monday, 22nd February, 2021 PC5122
PC5121 Physics 2 (Essay)
Physics 1 (Objective) 1hr 30mins
1hr 15mins 9:30am – 11:00am
11:00am – 12:15pm
PC5123 Physics 3 (Alternative to Practical Work) 2hrs 45mins 2:00pm – 4:45pm
Tuesday, 23rd February, 2021 PC2042
PC2041 Geography 2(Essay)
Geography 1(Objective) 2hrs
1hr 9:30am – 11:30am
11:30am – 12:30pm
PC2043 Geography 3 (Practical and Physical Geography) 1hr 50mins 2:00pm – 3:50pm
Wednesday, 24th February, 2021 PC2022
PC2021 Christian Religious Studies 2 (Essay)
Christian Religious Studies 1 (Objective) 2hrs
1hr 9:30am – 11:30am
11:30am – 12:30pm
PC2081 Islamic Studies 2 (Essay)
Islamic Studies 1 (Objective) 2hrs
1hr 9:30am – 11:30am
11:30am – 12:30pm
Thursday, 25th
February, 2021
PC5041 Biology 2 (Essay)
Biology 1 (Objective) 1hr 40mins
50mins 9:30am – 11:10am
11:10am – 12:00pm
PC5043 Biology 3 (Alternative to Practical Work) 2hrs 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Friday, 26th
February, 2021 PC2102
PC2101 Literature-In-English 2(Prose)
Literature-In-English 1 (Objective) 1hr 15mins
1hr 9:30am – 10:45am
10:45am – 11:45pm
PC2103 Literature-in-English 3 (Drama & Poetry) 2hrs 30mins 3:00pm – 5:30pm
Saturday, 27th February, 2021 PC4022
PC4021 General Mathematics 2 (Essay)
General Mathematics 1 (Objective) 2hrs 30mins
1hr 30mins 9:30am – 12:00noon
2:00pm – 3:30pm
Monday, 1st March, 2021 PC4012 Further Mathematics 2 (Essay) 2hrs 30mins 9:30am – 12:00noon
PC4011 Further Mathematics 1 (Objective) 1hr 30mins 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Tuesday, 2nd March, 2021 PC1032
PC1031 Commerce 2 (Essay)
Commerce 1 (Objective) 2hrs
50mins 2:00pm – 4:00pm
4:00pm – 4:50pm

** Available to candidates in Nigeria only
**** Available to candidates in Liberia only

Difference in Time on Question Paper and Timetable
Where the duration indicated on the question paper differs from that on the timetable, the one on the question paper should be


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