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WAEC GCE 2023 Timetable Second Series is Out [UPDATED]

WAEC GCE Second Series 2023 Timetable has finally been released. See the full details below.

waec gce second series timetable

The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates, 2023 – second series final international timetable is out. The exam will start on Friday, 27th October, and end on Wednesday 20th December 2023.

On this page, we will show you the timetable in table format, and pdf format. You can download the pdf for reference.

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WAEC GCE Second Series 2023 Timetable.

NB: You can scroll/swipe the table below for a better view.




Friday 27th October, 2023

Foods and Nutrition 3 (Practical) Planning Session

Home Management 3 (Practical ) Planning Session

  9:30am   –   10:30am

10:30am   –   11:30am

Monday, 6th November, 2023 to Friday, 17th  November, 2023

Arabic 3 (Oral)

Music 3B (Performance Test)

French 3 (Oral)

Clothing and Textiles 3 (Practical)

Foods and Nutrition 3 (Practical)

Home Management 3 (Practical)

Time for paper will be arranged by the Council.

Wednesday, 15th November, 2023

Building Construction 3 (Building Drawing and Essay)

  9:30am     –    12noon

Financial Accounting 2 (Theory and Practice)

Financial Accounting 1 (Objective)

  9:30am     –    12noon

12noon       –    1:00pm

Government 2 (Essay)

Government 1 (Objective)

  2:00pm     –    4:00pm

  4:00pm     –    5:00pm

Basic Electronics  2 (Essay) 

Basic Electronics  1 (Objective)

  2:00pm     –    3:00pm

  3:00pm     –    4:00pm

Thursday, 16th    November, 2023

Hausa 2 (Essay)

Hausa 1 (Objective)

  9:30am     –  11:30am

11:30am     –  12:30pm


Igbo 2 (Essay)

Igbo 1 (Objective)

  9:30am     –  11:30am

11:30am     –  12:30pm

Yoruba 2 (Essay)

Yoruba 1 (Objective)

  9:30am     –  11:30am

11:30am     –  12:30pm

Friday, 17th November, 2023

Home Management 2 (Essay)

Home Management 1 (Objective)

  9:30am     –  10:30am

10:30am     –  11:30am

Basic Electronics 3 (Practical) 

Basic Electronics 3 (Practical) 

  9:30am    –  12:30pm (1st Set)

   1:00pm    –   4:00pm (2nd Set)

Agricultural Science 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)

  3:30 pm   –   5:00pm

Saturday, 18th    November, 2023

Civic Education 2 (Essay)

Civic Education 1 (Objective)

  9:30am     –  11:30am

11:30am     –  12:30pm




Tuesday, 21st November, 2023

Health Education 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)

  9:30am    –   11:15am

Physical Education 3 (Theory of Practice)

  2:00pm    –     4:00pm

Wednesday, 22nd  November, 2023

Technical Drawing 3 (Sketches, Building and Mechanical Drawing)

  9:30am    –   12:15pm

Technical Drawing 2 (Essay)

Technical Drawing 1 (Objective)

  2:30pm    –    4:15pm

  4:15pm    –    5:15pm

Thursday, 23rd November, 2023

Foods and Nutrition 2 (Essay)

Foods and Nutrition 1 (Objective)

  2:00pm    –    3:15pm

  3:15pm    –    4:15pm

Friday, 24th    November, 2023

Woodwork 3 (Practical)

Woodwork 3 (Practical)

  9:30am    –   12:30pm  (1st Set)

  1:00pm    –     4:00pm  (2nd  Set)

Saturday, 25th   November, 2023

General Mathematics  2 (Essay)

General Mathematics 1 (Objective)

  9:30am    –    12noon

  2:00pm    –     3:30pm

Monday, 27th  November, 2023

Building Construction 2 (Essay)

Building Construction 1 (Objective)

  9:30 am    –  10:30 am

10:30 am    –  11:15 am

Visual Art 2 (Essay)

Visual Art 1 (Objective)

  2:00pm     –    4:00pm

  4:00pm     –     4:50pm

Tuesday, 28th  November, 2023

Literature-In-English 2(Prose)

Literature-In-English 1 (Objective)

  9:30am     –   10:45am

10:45am     –   11:45am

Basic Electricity 2 (Essay) 

Basic Electricity1 (Objective)

12noon       –     1:00pm

  1:00pm     –     2:00pm

Woodwork 2 (Essay and Design)

Woodwork 1 (Objective)

  2:00pm     –     4:20pm

  4:20pm     –     5:00pm

Wednesday, 29th  November, 2023

Christian Religious Studies 2 (Essay)

Christian Religious Studies 1 (Objective)

  9:30am     –   11:30am

11:30am     –   12:30pm

Islamic Studies 2 (Essay)

Islamic Studies 1 (Objective)

  9:30am     –   11:30am

11:30am     –   12:20pm

Arabic 2 (Essay)

Arabic 1 (Objective)

  2:00pm     –    4:00pm

  4:00pm     –    4:50pm

Thursday, 30th   November, 2023

Auto Mechanics 2 (Essay)

Auto Mechanics 1 (Objective)

  9:30am     –   11:00am

11:00am     –   12noon

Literature-In-English 3 (Drama & Poetry )

  2:00pm     –     4:30pm

Friday, 1st  December, 2023

Agricultural Science 2 (Essay)

Agricultural Science 1 (Objective)

  9:30am     –   11:40am

11:40am     –   12:30pm

Physical Education 2 (Essay)

Physical Education 1 (Objective)

  3:30pm     –     4:50pm

  4:50pm     –     5:40pm

Saturday, 2nd   December, 2023

Economics 2 (Essay)

Economics 1 (Objective)

  9:30am     –   11:30am

11:30am     –   12:30pm

Visual Art 3A (Drawing)

  2:00pm     –     5:00pm

Monday, 4th  December, 2023

Music 2 (Essay)

Music 1 (Objective)

  9:30am     –   11:30am

11:30am     –   12:30pm

Basic Electricity 3  (Practical) 

Basic Electricity 3  (Practical) 

  9:30am     –   12:30pm (1st Set)

  1:00pm     –     4:00pm(2nd Set)




Tuesday, 5th    December, 2023

History 2 (Essay)

History 1  (Objective)

  9:30am     –   11:30am

11:30am     –   12:30pm

Commerce 2 (Essay)

Commerce 1 (Objective)

  2:00pm     –     4:00pm

  4:00pm     –     4:50pm

Wednesday, 6th  December, 2023

Geography 2(Essay)

Geography 1(Objective)

  9:30am     –   11:30am

11:30am     –   12:30pm

Geography 3 (Practical and Physical Geography)

  2:30pm     –     4:20pm                       

Thursday 7th  December, 2023

Physics 2 (Essay)

Physics 1 (Objective)

  9:30am     –    11:00am

11:00am     –    12:15pm

Physics 3 (Alternative to Practical Work) 

  2:00pm     –      4:45pm

Friday, 8th December, 2023

Biology 2 (Essay)

Biology 1 (Objective)

  9:30am     –     11:10am

11:10am     –     12noon

Biology 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)

  4:00pm     –      6:00pm

Saturday, 9th December, 2023

English Language 2 (Essay) 

English Language 1 (Objective) 

  9:30am     –   11:30am

11:30am     –   12:30pm

English Language 3 (Test of Orals)

  2:00pm     –     2:45pm

Monday, 11th December, 2023

Auto Mechanics 3 ( Practical )

Auto Mechanics 3 ( Practical )

  9:30am     –   11:30am (1st Set)

12noon       –     2:00pm  (2nd Set)

Tuesday, 12th December, 2023

Chemistry 2 (Essay)

Chemistry 1 (Objective)

9:30am       –   11:30am

11:30am     –   12:30pm

Chemistry 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)

  2:00pm     –     3:30pm

Wednesday, 13th December, 2023

Further Mathematics 2 (Essay)

  9:30am     –     12noon

Further Mathematics 1 (Objective)

  2:30pm     –     4:00pm

Music 3A (Aural)

  4:30pm     –     5:15pm

Thursday, 14th December, 2023

Visual Art 3B (Creative Design) 

  9:30am     –   12:30pm

Metalwork 2 (Essay)

Metalwork 1 (Objective)

  2:00pm     –    3:30pm

  3:30pm     –    4:30pm

Clothing and Textiles 2 (Essay)

Clothing and Textiles 1 (Objective)

  2:00pm     –    3:30pm

  3:30pm     –    4:30pm

Friday, 15th December, 2023

French 2 (Essay)

French 1 (Objective)

  9:30am     –  10:45am

10:45am    –   11:45am

Health Education 2 (Essay)

Health Education 1 (Objective)

  3:30pm    –    5:00pm

  5:00pm    –    6:00pm

Wednesday, 20th December, 2023

Metalwork 3 ( Practical )

Metalwork 3 ( Practical )

  9:30am    –  12:40pm (1st Set)

  1:00pm    –   4:10pm  (2nd  Set)


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 supervisors two weeks before the paper is due to be taken.
Paper 3B – Question papers will be given to candidates two weeks before the paper is due to be taken.

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.



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WAEC GCE Frequently Asked Questions

Is the GCE timetable out for 2023?

YES! The second series timetable for 2023 is out.

What is the new date for GCE exam starting?

27th October to 20th December 2023

Is GCE 2nd Series timetable out?


How many times is GCE written in a year?

Two times. The first series holds around January – March, while the second series holds around October to December.

How many subjects are there in GCE?

Thirty-six subjects! See all the approved subjects here

Is GCE harder than WAEC?

No, they are the same thing. Questions are gotten from the same syllabus.

Is GCE higher than WAEC?

No, they are equal.

Can I use GCE to gain admission?

Yes, you can, any school of your choice!

What score is A1 in WAEC?


Can GCE be used to study abroad?

Yes, any country of your choice.

Is B3 a distinction in WAEC?

No, only A1 is a distinction.

Do you have any other questions?

If you have questions, do feel free to ask us using the comment box below.


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What score is A1 in GCE


the time for clothing and textiles

Junior Savage

Very helpful


What is the pass mark in GCE

Alvari Zaman

when is government

Alvari Zaman

thanks but no thanks


Pls when is the French oral exam starting

Chineyenwa Favour

Do u we’re uniform to write GCE

Ajoke Alayo

I need the GCE time table for science students


Is gce registration still on?

Ali favour

What is the dress code for writing GCE


Can someone pls send me the past question for the second series gce


Pls can I get the timetable for the second series

Dan A

Pls can candidate change exam center after registration?

Idu Emmanuel

Are the question papers going to be sent before the exams begin


Please is the GC second series registration still on?

Favour Solomon

How do I get the GCE syllabus

Favour Solomon

Please can I get the timetable for GCE second series

Onyebuchi Nwalor

How do i get the gce syllabus

Martin-Gasu David

Why is Computer Studies not in the GCE timetable

Taiwo Solalu

Is timetables out for second season gce


can someone pls send me the time table and the past quest for gce secound series. ASAP

Tope Adekanye

Please can one still register for this GCE that the time table is out? For this year 2023


Pls, I reside in PLATEAU STATE. What are the centres which the exams would be taking place in Jos south LGA


I thought the dead line for registration has been shifted to 27th August as stated in the post. Pls clearify.

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Please the timetable for the 2nd series of Waec Gce 2023

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Registration fee


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Please can I get the timetable for the 2nd series 2023


how can i get the time table for gce 2nd series 2023, and what are the requirement for people living with disability.


Pls What about the timetable for Waec Gce 2023 2nd series?


How much is the gce registration


I will like to have a month tutorial lesson trial if possible please.

Oyenuga Daniel

I need an update on gse second series timetable

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