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WAEC GCE Timetable 2023 (1st Series) is out. Check It Out Here 

WAEC GCE Timetable 2023 (1st Series) Out – Check It Here

The WAEC GCE Timetable has been released for the 2023 First Series of the exam. It is recommended for all candidates who have registered for the exam to utilize this timetable as a reference to understand when their enrolled subjects will be covered.

The 2023 GCE test is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, and finish on February 17, 2023, per the WAEC schedule.

According to the schedule below, the test is planned to take place:

WAEC GCE Timetable:


Tuesday, 31st January, 2023 PC3272 PC3271 Hausa 2 (Essay) Hausa 1 (Objective) 2hrs 1hr 9:30am     –    11:30am 11:30am   –    12:30pm
PC3282 PC3281 Igbo 2 (Essay) Igbo 1 (Objective) 2hrs 1hr 9:30am – 11:30am 11:30am -12:30pm
PC3292 PC3291 Yoruba 2 (Essay) Yoruba 1 (Objective) 2hrs 1hr 9:30am – 11:30am 11:30am – 12:30pm
Wednesday, 1st February, 2023 PC3022 PC3021 English Language 2 (Essay) English Language 1 (Objective) 2hrs 1hr 9:30am – 11:30am 11:30am – 12:30pm
PC3023/B English Language 3 (Test of Orals)**/**** 45mins 2:00pm – 2:45pm
Thursday, 2nd February, 2023 PC 1042 PC 1041 Financial Accounting 2 (Theory and Practice) Financial Accounting 1 (Objective) 2hrs 30mins 1hr 9:30am – 12:00noon 12:00noon – 1:00pm
Friday, 3rd February, 2023 PC5022 PC5021 Agricultural Science 2 (Essay) Agricultural Science 1 (Objective) 2hrs 10mins 50mins 9:30am – 11:40am 11:40am – 12:30pm
PC2103 Literature-in-English 3 (Drama & Poetry) 2hrs 30mins 9:30am – 12:00noon 12:00noon -1:00pm
Saturday, 4th February, 2023 PC4022 PC4021 General Mathematics 2 (Essay) General Mathematics 1 (Objective) 2hrs 30mins 1hr 30mins 9:30am – 12:00noon 2:00pm –  3:30pm
Tuesday, 7th February, 2023 PC2022 PC2021 Christian Religious Studies 2 (Essay) Christian Religious Studies 1 (Objective) 2hrs 1hr 9:30am – 11:30am 11:30am – 12:30pm
PC2082 PC2081 Islamic Studies 2 (Essay) Islamic Studies 1 (Objective) 2hrs 1hr 9:30am – 11:30am 11:30am – 12:30pm
Wednesday, 8th February, 2023 PC5122 PC5121 Physics 2 (Essay) Physics 1 (Objective) 1hr 30mins 1hr 15mins 9:30am – 11:00am 11:00am – 12:15pm
PC5123 Physics 3 (Alternative to Practical Work) 2hrs 45mins 2:00pm – 4:45pm
Thursday, 9th February, 2023 PC2042 PC2041 Geography 2(Essay) Geography 1(Objective) 2hrs 1hr 9:30am – 11:30am 11:30am – 12:30pm
PC2043 Geography 3 (Practical and Physical Geography) 1hr 50mins 2:00pm – 3:50pm
Friday, 10th February, 2023 PC5042 PC5041 Biology 2 (Essay) Biology 1 (Objective) 1hr 40mins 50mins 9:30am – 11:10am 11:10am – 12:00noon
PC5043 Biology 3 (Alternative to Practical Work) 2hrs 3:00pm – 5:30pm
Saturday, 11th February, 2023 PC2162 PC2161 Civic Education 2 (Essay) Civic Education 1 (Objective) 2hrs 1hr 9:30am       –    11:30am 11:30am     –    12:30pm
Monday, 13th February, 2023 PC4012 Further Mathematics 2 (Essay) 2hrs 30mins 9:30am       –    12:00noon
PC4011 Further Mathematics 1 (Objective) 1hr 30mins 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Tuesday, 14th February, 2023 PC2102 PC2101 Literature-In-English 2(Prose) Literature-In-English 1 (Objective) 1hr 15mins 1hr 9:30am       –    10:45am 10:45am     –    11:45am
PC5023 Agricultural Science 3 (Alternative to Practical Work) 1hr 30mins 2:00pm       –    3:30pm
Wednesday, 15th February, 2023 PC2032 PC2031 Economics 2 (Essay) Economics 1 (Objective) 2hrs 1hr 9:30am      –     11:30am 11:30am     –     12:30pm
Thursday, 16th February, 2023 PC2052 PC2051 Government 2 (Essay) Government 1 (Objective) 2hrs 1hr 9:30am      –     11:30am 11:30am     –     12:30pm
PC1032 PC1031 Commerce 2 (Essay) Commerce 1 (Objective) 2hrs 50mins 2:00pm      –     4:00pm 4:00pm      –     4:50pm
Friday, 17th February, 2023 PC5052 PC5051 Chemistry 2 (Essay) Chemistry 1 (Objective) 2hrs 1hr 9:30am      –     11:30am 11:30am     –     12:30pm
PC5053 Chemistry 3 (Alternative to Practical Work) 1hr 30mins 3:00pm      –     4:30pm

**          Available to candidates in Nigeria only

****       Available to candidates in Liberia only


Difference in Time on the Question Paper and the Timetable

  • Where the duration indicated on the question paper differs from that on the timetable, the one on the question paper should be followed.
  • Question papers will be distributed in advance of the exam dates.
    • Visual Art 3 Paper 3A: Instructions will be given to supervisors two weeks before the paper is due.
      Paper 3B—Question papers will be given to candidates two weeks before the paper is due to be taken.
    • General Knowledge-In-Art Paper 3
      The question paper for General Knowledge—In-Art 3 will be given to candidates two weeks before the test is due.
    • Block Laying, Bricklaying, and Concrete Works 3 (Practical)
      The question paper will be given to candidates three days before it is due to be taken.
    • Project Work Papers
      The question papers for project work in basketry, graphic design, leatherwork, ceramics, sculpture, picture making, textiles, and jewelry 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.
  • Extra time for candidates who are blind or deaf.
    Candidates who are blind or deaf should be given one and a half times the time allotted to other candidates.

Frequently Asked Questions

When Will the WAEC GCE Exam Results Be Available?

  • WAEC GCE results will be available 40 days (approximately two (2) months) after the last paper; more information is available on the “WAEC Result Release Date.”

Is WAEC GCE difficult to pass?

  • NO! WAEC is very easy to pass once you prepare for it, but students who do not make the effort to prepare for the exam as they should will find it a hard nut to crack.

When Will the WAEC-GCE Exams Begin?

Beginning on January 31, 2023, the WAEC GCE First Series will begin with Nigerian Language (Igbo, Hausa, and Yoruba) (Essay and OBJ).

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