WAEC CBT Centres to be Reliable and User-riendly

WAEC CBT Centres  – The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is set to revolutionize its examination process with the introduction of the Computer-Based Test (CBT) for the 2024 first series of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates.

In an interview with Dr. Amos Josiah Dangut, the Head, the National Office of WAEC, he highlighted the top-notch and user-friendly features of the accredited CBT centers, ensuring a seamless and efficient examination experience for candidates.


Info About WAEC CBT Centres

  1. Unique Deployment:
    • WAEC is deploying the CBT platform for private candidates for the first time, marking a significant shift in examination methodology.
  2. Preparedness:
    • The examination is scheduled to take place from January 31 to February 17, and WAEC assures candidates of its full preparedness.
    • State-of-the-art CBT-accredited centers have been established across the country, equipped with excellent facilities and personnel for proctoring.
  3. Internet Connectivity:
    • WAEC assures candidates that there will be no failure of internet connectivity as each center is fully prepared, with no reliance on external internet sources.
  4. Power Supply:
    • Fixed power supply throughout the examination and standby power generators at the centers ensure an uninterrupted testing environment.
  5. Proctoring and Support:
    • Specially trained proctors will be available to attend to the needs of candidates during the examination.
  6. Candidate Sensitization:
    • WAEC addresses concerns about candidates’ computer literacy, assuring the public that the process is easy and will not affect candidates’ performance.
    • Mass sensitization campaigns through print, electronic media, and social media platforms will commence to familiarize candidates with the CBT system.
  7. Mock CBT WASSCE:
    • A mock test, free of charge, will be conducted to further familiarize candidates with the CBT process.
    • Sensitization efforts will include video demonstrations to provide a comprehensive understanding of the CBT system.
  8. User-Friendly Interface:

    • Dr. Dangut emphasizes that the CBT system is designed to be user-friendly, allowing candidates to navigate effortlessly using either the mouse or letters for specific actions.
    • The system provides clear directions, making it a seamless and enjoyable experience for candidates.

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The introduction of the Computer-Based Test for the WASSCE private candidates reflects WAEC’s commitment to innovation and efficiency in the examination process. With top-notch CBT centers and comprehensive sensitization efforts, WAEC aims to ensure a smooth transition for candidates into the new testing format, promising a fascinating and thrilling experience.


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