This year’s WASSCE will hold for 54 days from Monday 16th August to Friday 8th October,2021.
The West African Examinations Council has announced August 16, 2021, for the commencement of the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations.
This announcement was made in Lagos by the Head of the Nigeria office, Mr. Patrick Areghan on Tuesday.
“In accordance with the Final International Timetable, the WASCCE 2021 will take place throughout the sub-region from Monday, 16h August to Friday, 8th October 2021.
“However, the examination will end in Nigeria on 30 September 2021- spanning a period of seven – weeks,” he said.
He added that about 1.6 million candidates are expected to participate in the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
He also said about 25,000 senior teachers would be appointed as supervisors for the examination.
He explained that the postponement of the examinations from the traditional May/ June to August/ September was due to the COVID-19.