WAEC GCE 2022 for Private Candidates: All you need to know

All the information you need for WAEC GCE 2022 for Private Candidates is here. It is no longer news that WAEC Online Registration for 2022 WASSCE for Private Candidates – First Series.


Kindly note that WAEC 2022 registration and exam date has already been decided. 2022 WAEC registration which begins around November closes in  January 13th, 2022 especially for 2022 WASSCE for Private Candidates – First Series, while WAEC GCE 2022 for Private Candidates second series begins August.

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WAEC GCE 2022 for Private Candidates 


Intending candidates for the WAEC GCE 2022 for Private Candidates – FIRST SERIES, should please note that centres in examination towns, which turn out to be unfeasible at the end of the entry period, will be merged with a feasible centre in the nearest examination town.

When is the Registration Ending?

It’s no news that the registration process for this series will end on 13th of January 2022 as stated in the WAEC official registration website, while WAEC GCE 2022 registration for Private Candidates second series haven’t been decided yet

How do I register for WAEC GCE 2022 for Private Candidates online?

Kindly follow this steps to register online for free as stated in the WAEC and 2022 WASSCE for private candidates first series official website here.

Step One: LOGIN

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

Step Two: BIO DATA

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 E.G. Logitech Webcam C600 2.0MP 720p USB 2.0 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).


You are required to read the declaration section carefully and check or tick the checkboxes before submitting your form. You cannot proceed unless you have done this.


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.


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 hall.

Do I get to choose my center?

According to Official Waec website, you get to choose your center depending if there are still openings. You can download a list of registered centers here

Where do I download the 2022 WAEC Syllabus?

Kindly download the official WAEC syllabus for all candidates here

What is the difference between WAEC for schools and Waec for Private candidates?

The difference is that while  WASSCE FOR PRIVATE CANDIDATES (FIRST SERIES) is written around JANUARY–FEBRUARY  and November for WAEC GCE 2022 for Private Candidates (Second Series), WASSCE FOR (SCHOOL CANDIDATES)  popularly known as MAY/JUNE are written around MARCH – MAY.

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Is the timetable for WAEC GCE 2022 for Private Candidates – First Series out?

Yes! The official time table for 2022 WASSCE for private candidates is out. Kindly download it here

NOTE: Always check this post for update about 2022 WASSCE for private candidates second series

Is the timetable for WAEC GCE 2022 for Private Candidates – Second Series out?

No! The official timetable for 2022 wassce for private candidates second series not yet out. always check this place for update.

Wrapping up…

I hope you have been evenly enlightened about Waec 2022 Registration both for schools and private candidates.

So, if you have not registered for WAEC GCE 2022 for Private Candidatess, register online here before the registration ends.

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