At every stage of human endeavor, there is always a need for promotion which is often preceded by an examination. Therefore, to gain admission to any higher institution in Nigeria, it is mandatory you cross the hurdles of the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) such as The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), The National Examination Council, (NECO), NABTEB and other equivalent examinations.
However, our focus is based on the West African Examination Council as we shall be providing some vital information about the exam and some tips on how to successfully come out with flying colors after sitting for the Examination.
WAEC timetable 2020/2021
The 2020 WAEC timetable is not yet out. We are going to inform you immediately it’s out.
Important Information About WAEC :
This exam is organized for secondary school students within West African Countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone among others.
To Pass the examination, you must be conversant with the pattern of the questions that are being asked in previous years; how the questions are being asked and what are the requirements needed to pass the examination.
The examination body usually releases an exam schedule, also known as the EXAM TIMETABLE, which will indicate the date and time for each subject. Once the WAEC timetable is out, you can either print it online or get it from your school (if it’s internal WAEC).
The Importance Of WAEC Timetable 2020/2021
Apart from the fact that Timetable gives you the chance to know the date and time for each of your registered subjects, it can also influence your chances of passing the examination. This is because it performs the following functions:
- It helps you to rearrange your personal reading time table
- It helps you to increase your level of preparedness before the exam.
WAEC Timetable Format 2020/2021
As much as most of us know how an exam Timetable looks like, we think it’s important we quickly provide a sample of how it looks like. WAEC Timetable consist of some rows and columns but it is done in an understandable fashion.
- It consists of the date and exact day for every subject, followed by the subject.
- It also consists of the duration for every subject. This means that the Timetable will unveil the time to start a subject and the time to finish it.
- It equally contains paper type, whether it’s theory or practical (for Science students).
Important Tips On How To Pass WAEC Examination In Flying Colors
After laying hold on the timetable, there are some other things that you need to put in place to guaranty your success in this exam. They include:
* Never Allow Panic To Engulf Your Heart
A common error made by some WAEC candidates is based on their fear of passing the exam. This is a very bad way to approach this exam.
Irrespective of how prepared you’re prior to this exam, you will definitely fail it if you panic while writing the examination. If you must come out in flying colors in your WAEC examination, you must first deal with your fear.
Approach this exam with a courageous and optimistic heart, never allow the terrible experiences you have gotten or heard about WAEC determine your level of confidence before or during the exam.
* Start Reading As Early As Possible
Though there is no specific time to start reading for WAEC exam, ensure that you begin your preparation as soon as possible. Many candidates usually wait till after examination timetable is released before they start reading, which is one of the reasons why most of them failed after the whole thing.
* Avoid Examination Malpractice
Many students failed WAEC examination because their preparation and studies are not enough as they trust in their smartness in malpractice. Malpractice is illegal and it will definitely give you poor grades if you are caught.
* Use The Waec Syllabus As Your Study Guide
To ensure that you don’t study off point, the examination council has prepared a syllabus which comprises of the topics where exams will set. So learn to study with it if you must come out in flying color.
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this articles was written by Ikechukwu Michael for youwin.org.ng, the writer is a University graduate, he holds a degree in Economics from the University of Nigerian Nsuka (UNN).
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