WAEC Timetable for 2022/2023 May/June: Download WAEC Timetable PDF Online

West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Timetable for School Candidates 2022/2023 [Final International Timetable].

WAEC Timetable 2022: This is to inform the public especially candidates who will be writing the 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) that the 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) updated timetable is finally out.

Are you preparing to write the 2022/2023 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates? If yes, we are delighted to inform you that the timetable for the exam has been officially released and we have published the 2022 WAEC timetable below for Nigerian candidates. However, the general subjects are applicable to The Gambia, Liberia, Ghana, and Sierra-Leone candidates.

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) 2021 timetable for the May/June examinations (for school candidates) is out. The WASSCE timetable is extremely important for candidates to become well-prepared in advance for the exams.

According to the timetable, the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates, 2021, will commence on Monday, August 16, 2021.


WAEC Time Table

Here is the latest WAEC 2021/2022 timetable by the examination management. Accordingly, from this timetable, the examination is scheduled to start Monday 16th, August 2021, and end by Saturday 8th October 2021.

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Exam DatePaper TypeAvailable SubjectsExam Time
16th August 2021 to 3rd September 2021   
 Project WorkBasketry 3Not fixed for now
 Project WorkCeramics 3Not fixed for now
 Project WorkGraphic Design 3Not fixed for now
 Project WorkJewelry 3Not fixed for now
 Project WorkLeatherwork 3Not fixed for now
 Project WorkPicture Making 3Not fixed for now
 Project WorkSculpture 3Not fixed for now
 Project WorkTextiles 3Not fixed for now
20th August 2021   
 PracticalFoods and Nutrition 31:30pm – 2:30pm
23rd August 2021 to 3rd September 2021   
 OralArabic 3To be fixed later
 OralFrench 3To be fixed by WAEC
 PracticalClothing and Textiles 3To be fixed later
 PracticalFoods and Nutrition 3To be fixed later
 Performances TestMusic 3BTo be fixed later
1st September 2021   
 OralEnglish Language 308:30am – 09:15 am (1st Set) : 09:40 am – 10:25 am (2nd Set)
 EssayApplied Electricity 211:00am – 12:00pm
 ObjectiveApplied Electricity 112:00pm – 1:00pm
 EssayArabic 21:00pm – 3:00pm
 ObjectiveArabic 1               3:00pm – 3:50pm
2nd September 2021   
 EssaySculpture 208:30am – 10:30am
 ObjectiveSculpture 110:30am – 11:20am
 EssayFinancial Accounting 208:30am – 11:00am
 ObjectiveFinancial Accounting 111:00am – 12:00am
 PracticalCrop Husbandry and Horticulture 308:30am – 10:30am (1st Set) ; 11:00 am – 1:00am (2nd Set)
 PracticalFisheries (Alternative A) 308:30am – 10:30am (1st Set) ; 11:00am. – 1:00pm (2nd Set)
 PracticalAnimal Husbandry (Alternative A)08:30am – 10:30am (1st Set) ; 11:00am – 1:00pm (2nd Set)
 PracticalForestry 308:30am – 10:30am (1st Set) ; 11:00am – 1:00pm (2nd Set)
 EssayFrench 212:00pm – 1:15pm
 ObjectiveFrench 11:15pm – 4:15pm
3rd September 2021   
 EssayMetalwork 208:30am – 10:00am
 ObjectiveMetalwork 110:00am – 11:00am
 EssayJewelry 2               08:30am – 10:30am
 ObjectiveJewelry 110:30am – 11:20am
 PracticalElectronics 308:30am – 11:30am (1st Set) ; 12:00pm – 1:00pm (2nd Set)
6th September 2021   
 EssayGraphic Design 208:30am – 10:30am
 ObjectiveGraphic Design 110:30am – 11:20am
 PracticalMetalwork 308:30am – 11:40am (1st Set); 12:00am – 1:10pm (2nd Set)
 PracticalAuto Mechanics 308:30am – 10:30am (1st Set) ; 11:00am – 1:00pm (2nd Set)
7th September 2021   
 Drawing and PaintingGeneral Knowledge in Art 3A08:30am. – 11:30am
 PracticalApplied Electricity 308:30am – 11:30am (1st Set) ; 12:00pm – 3:00pm (2nd Set)
 EssayGeneral Agriculture 208:30am – 10:30am
 ObjectiveGeneral Agriculture 110:30am – 11:00am
 PracticalWoodwork 308:30am – 11:30am (1st Set) ; 12:00pm – 3:00pm (2nd Set)
8th September   
 AuralMusic 3A08:30am – 9:15am
9th September   
 EssayClerical Office Duties 208:30am – 10:40am
 ObjectiveClerical Office Duties 110:40am – 11:30am
 EssayFurther Mathematics (Elective)               08:30am – 11:00am
 ObjectiveFurther Mathematics (Elective) 112:30pm – 4:00pm
10th September 2021   
 EssayBiology 208:30am – 10:10am
 ObjectiveBiology 110:10am – 11:00am
 EssayInformation and Communication Technology (Elective) 214:00am – 3:00pm
 Information and Communication Technology (Elective) 13:00pm – 4:00pm 
13th September 2021   
 EssayEnglish Language 208:30am – 10:30am
 ObjectiveEnglish Language 110:30am – 11:30am
14th September 2021   
 PracticalChemistry 3 (Alternative A)08:30am – 10:30am (1st Set) ; 11:00am to 1:00pm (2nd Set)
 EssayBuilding Construction 211:00am – 12:00pm
 ObjectiveBuilding Construction 112:00pm – 12:45pm
 EssayMusic 21:00pm – 3:00pm
 ObjectiveMusic 13:00pm – 4:00pm
15th September 2021   
 EssayPhysics 208:30am – 10.00am
 ObjectivePhysics 110:00am – 11:15am
 EssayBusiness Management 208:30am – 10:30am
 ObjectiveBusiness Management 110:30am – 11:30am
 Essay               Auto Mechanics 22:00pm – 3:30pm
 ObjectiveAuto Mechanics 13:30pm – 4:30pm
16th September 2021   
 ProseLiterature-In-English 208:30am – 09:45am
 ObjectiveLiterature-In-English 109:45am – 10:45am
 Drama/PoetryLiterature-In-English 31:00pm – 3:30pm
17th September 2021   
 PracticalBiology 3 (Alternative A)08:30am – 10:30am (1st Set) ; 11:00am – 1:00pm (2nd Set)
 Essay/DesignWoodwork 22:00pm – 4:20pm
 ObjectiveWoodwork 14:20pm – 5:00pm
 EssayClothing and Textiles 22:00pm – 3:30pm
 ObjectiveClothing and Textiles 1               3:30pm – 4:30pm
20th September 2021   
 Essay/TheoryGeneral Mathematics (Core) 208:30am – 11:00pm
 ObjectiveGeneral Mathematics (Core) 12:00pm – 3:30pm
22nd September 2021   
 EssayGovernment 28:30am – 10:30am
 ObjectiveGovernment 110:30pm – 11:30am
 EssayElectronics 28:30am – 9:30am
 ObjectiveElectronics 19:30am – 10:30am
 PracticalChemistry 3 (Alternative B)8:30am – 10:30am (1st set) ; 11:00am – 13:00am (2nd set)
 EssayTextiles 21:00pm – 3:00pm
 ObjectiveTextiles 13:00pm – 3:50pm
 EssayManagement-in-Living 21:00pm – 3:00pm
 ObjectiveManagement-in-Living 13:00pm – 4:00pm
23rd September 2021   
 EssayEconomics 28:30am – 10:30am
 ObjectiveEconomics 110:30am – 11:30am
24th September 2021   
 EssayGeneral Knowledge in Art 28:30am – 10:00am
 ObjectiveGeneral Knowledge in Art 110:00am – 10:50am
 Турewriting8:30am – 11:10am (1st set) ; 11:30am – 2:10pm (2nd set) 
 PracticalPhysics 3 (Alternative A)8:30am – 11:15am (1st set) ; 11:45am – 2:30pm (2nd set)
 EssayTechnical Drawing 22:00pm – 3:45pm
 ObjectiveTechnical Drawing 13:45pm – 4:45pm
27th September 2021   
 Sketches/Building and Mechanical Drawing Technical Drawing 38:30am – 11:15am
 EssayBasketry 28:30am – 10:30am
 ObjectiveBasketry 110:30am – 11: 20am
 PracticalGeneral Agriculture 38:30am – 10:30am (1st set) : 11: 00am – 1:00pm (2nd set)
 EssayFoods and Nutrition 22:00pm – 3:15pm
 ObjectiveFoods and Nutrition 13:15pm – 4:15pm
 EssayPicture Making 22:00pm – 4:00pm
 ObjectivePicture Making 1 (Objective) 4:00pm – 4:50pm 
28th September 2021   
 EssayChristian Religious Studies 28:30am – 10:30am
 ObjectiveChristian Religious Studies 110:30am – 11:30am
 EssayIslamic Studies 28:30am – 10:30am
 ObjectiveIslamic Studies 110:30am – 11:20am
 EssayWest African Traditional Religion 28:30am – 10:40am
 ObjectiveWest African Traditional Religion 110:40am – 11:30am
 EssayChemistry 21:00pm – 3:00pm
 ObjectiveChemistry 13:00pm – 4:00pm
29th September 2021   
 PracticalPhysics 3 (Alternative B)8:30am – 11:15am (1st set) ; 11:40am – 14: 25am (2nd set)
 Building Drawing and EssayBuilding Construction 311:45am – 2:15pm
 EssayHistory 21:00pm – 3:00pm
 ObjectiveHistory 13:00pm – 4:00pm
30th September 2021   
 EssayGeography 28:30am – 10:30am
 ObjectiveGeography 110:30am – 11:30am
 Practical and Physical GeographyGeography 31:00pm – 2:50pm
1st October 2021   
 EssayPrinciples of Cost Accounting 28:30m – 10:30am
 ObjectivePrinciples of Cost Accounting 110:30am – 11:30am
 Test of Practical WorkManagement-In-Living 32:00pm – 3:00pm
4th October 2021   
 EssaySocial Studies 28:30am – 11:30am
 ObjectiveSocial Studies 12:00pm – 2:50pm
5th October 2021   
 EssayLeatherwork 21:00pm – 3:00pm
 ObjectiveLeatherwork 13:00pm – 3:50pm
 PracticalChemistry 3 (Alternative C)8:30am – 10:30am (1st set) ; 11:00am – 1:00pm (2nd set)
 Practical Information and Communication Technology (Elective) 3 (Practical) 8:30am – 10:30am (1st set) ; 11:00am – 1:00pm (2nd set)  
6th October 2021   
 EssayIntegrated Science 28:30am – 10:00am
 ObjectiveIntegrated Science 110:00am – 11:00am
 Alternative to Practical WorkIntegrated Science 31:00pm – 3:00pm
7th October 2021   
 Lettering and DesignGeneral Knowledge in Art 3B8:30am – 11:30am
 EssayForestry 21: 00pm – 3:00pm
 ObjectiveForestry 13:00pm – 4:00pm
 EssayFisheries (Alternative A) 21:00am – 3:00pm
 ObjectiveFisheries (Alternative A) 13:00pm – 4:00pm
 EssayCrop Husbandry and Horticulture 21:00pm – 3:00pm (2hrs)
 ObjectiveCrop Husbandry and Horticulture 13:00pm – 4:00pm
 EssayAnimal Husbandry (Alternative A) 21:00pm – 3:00pm
 EssayAnimal Husbandry (Alternative A) 115:00pm – 16:00pm
8th October 2021   
 PracticalPhysics 3 (Practical) (Alternative C) 1st set (2hrs 45mins) ; 2nd set (2hrs 45mins) 
 EssayDagaare (Elective) 1 8:30am  – 11:30am
 EssayDagbani (Elective) 18:30am  – 11:30am
 EssayDangme (Elective) 18:30am  – 11:30am
 EssayEwe (Elective) 18:30am  – 11:30am
 EssayFante (Elective) 18:30am  – 11:30am
 EssayGa (Elective) 18:30am  – 11:30am
 EssayGonja (Elective) 18:30am  – 11:30am
 EssayKasem (Elective) 18:30am  – 11:30am
 EssayNzcma (Elective) 18:30am  – 11:30am
 EssayTwi (Akuapem) (Elective) 18:30am  – 11:30am
 EssayTwi (Asante) (Elective) 18:30am  – 11:30am
 EssayDagaare (Elective) 21:00pm – 3:30pm
 EssayDaghani (Elective) 21:00pm – 3:30pm
 EssayDangme (Elective) 21:00pm – 3:30pm
 EssayEwe (Elective) 21:00pm – 3:30pm
 EssayFante (Elective) 21:00pm – 3:30pm
 EssayGa (Elective) 21:00pm – 3:30pm
 EssayGonja (Elective) 21:00pm – 3:30pm
 EssayKasem (Elective) 21:00pm – 3:30pm
 EssayNzcma (Elective) 21:00pm – 3:30pm
 EssayTwi (Akuapem) (Elective) 21:00pm – 3:30pm
 EssayTwi (Asante) (Elective) 21:00pm – 3:30pm
 EssayCeramics 21:00pm – 3:00pm
 ObjectiveCeramics 13:00pm – 3:50pm

Important Notes:

  1. 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 followed.
  2. Question Papers to be Given Out in Advance of the Dates They Are to be Taken
    1. Visual Art 3
      • Paper 3A – Instructions will be given to schools two weeks before the paper is due to be taken.
      • Paper 3B – Question paper will be given to candidates two weeks before it is due to be taken.
      • Paper 3C -Candidates will be required to execute their projects within six months of the examination year. The period of submission of art pieces will be communicated to schools by the Council.
    2. General Knowledge-In-Art Paper 3: The question paper for General Knowledge-In-Art 3 will be given to candidates two weeks before the paper is due to be taken.
    3. Block Laying, Bricklaying and Concrete Works 3 (Practical):  Question paper will be given to candidates three days before the paper is due to be taken.
    4. Project Work Papers: The question papers for project work for Basketry, Graphic Design, Leatherwork, Ceramics, Sculpture, Picture Making, Textiles, Jewellery, Painting & Decorating, Dyeing & Bleaching and Leather Goods Manufacturing & Repair will be forwarded to candidates two weeks in advance of the examination. The exact date for the delivery of question papers to candidates will be communicated to them through their schools.
  3. Extra Time for Candidates with Special Needs: Candidates with Special Needs should be allowed one and half times the time allotted to other candidates.

 Take note of the * :
* Available to candidates in Ghana only
** Available to candidates in Nigeria only
*** Available to candidates in The Gambia and Sierra Leone only
**** Available to candidates in Liberia only
***** Available to candidates in Sierra Leone only

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