The head of the Nigeria national office, West African Examination Council, WAEC, Mr Patrick Areghan has on Tuesday announced the timetable for the conduct of this West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE for school candidates.

According to the WAEC Managment, the examination will run from Monday, August 16 to Friday October 8 across the sub-regions, with Nigeria concluding her examination on September 30.


2021 WAEC Timetable.

We are delighted to furnish you with the 2021 WAEC Timetable that will assist you with your study for the 2021 WASSCE for school candidates which will commence on 2021.

PLEASE NOTE: The full timetable as released by WAEC is available at the end of this post. It shows the paper code and duration for each subject. It’s advisable you make references to it.

Download WAEC Timetable 2021 PDF

Kindly find attached the download link for the MAY/JUNE 2021 WAEC Timetable. Meanwhile, you can also view in pictures the timetable for your consumption and at your convenience.



The table below contained the WAEC Timetable 2021 for May/June Candidates.

Monday 16 August 2021Catering craft practice
3 (alternative to practical work)
40 minutes8:30hts to 9:10hrs
Tuesday 17th August 2021Yoruba language3 hrs9:30am to 12:30pm
Wednesday 18th August 2021Marketing 2 &12hrs 50 minutes9:30am to 12:30pm
Friday 20th August 2021Catering craft practice
2 (essay)Catering craft practice 1(practical)
50 minutes40 minutes8:30am to 9:20pm9:20am to 10pm
Monday 23rd
August to
Friday 3rd September 2021
Food and Nutrition 3
3hrdThe date and time will be arranged by the council
Tuesday 24th August 2021Visual Art 2&12hrs 50 minutes9:30am to 12:30pm
Thursday 26th August 2021Civil Education 2&13hrs9:30am to 12:30pm
Thursday 2nd September 2021Financial Account 2&13hrs 30 minutes9:30am to 1:00pm
Wednesday 8th September 2021Agric Science (practical)Visual Arts1hrs-30 minutes3hrs9:30am to 11:00am2:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday 9th September 2021Further maths 2Further maths 12hrs 30 minutes1hrs 30 minutes9:30am to 12:00pm3:30pm to 5:00pm
Friday 10th September 2021Biology 2&1Commerce 2&12hrs 30 minutes2hrs 30 minutes9:30am to 12:00pm3:30pm to 5:50pm
Monday 13th September 2021English Language 2 & 1English language (oral)3hrs45 minutes9:30am to 12:30pm3:00pm to 3:45pm
Tuesday 14th September 2021Chemistry practical (ALT-A)2hrs9:30am to 11:30am
Wednesday 15th September 2021Physics 2 & 12hrs 45 minutes9:30am to 12:45pm
Thursday 16th September 2021Lit In English 2 & 1Lit In English 3 (poetry and drama)1hrs 15 minutes2hrs 30 minutes9:30 am to 10:45 am2:00pm to 4:30pm
Friday 17th September 2021Biology practical 32hrs9:30am to 11:30am
Monday 20th September 2021General mathematics 2General mathematics 12hrs 30 minutes1hrs 30 minutes9:30am to 12:00pm3:00pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday 22nd September 2021Government 2 & 13hrs9:30am to 12:30pm
Thursday 23rd September 2021Economics 2 & 1Agric Sci 2 & 13hrs3hrs9:30am to 12:30pm2:0pm to 5:00pm
Friday 24th September 2021Physics practical (ALT-A)Technical Drawing 2 & 12hrs 45 minutes2hrs 45 minutes9:30am to 12:15pm3:00pm to 5:45pm
Monday 27th September 2021Technical Drawing 3 (sketch)2hrs 45 minutes9:30am to 12:15pm
Monday 27th September 2021Food and Nutrition 2 (essay)Food and Nutrition 1 ( Objective)1hr 15 minutes1 hrs14:00am to 15:15pm15:15pm


Tuesday 28th September 2021Christian Religious StudiesIslamic Studies 2 & 1

Chemistry 2 & 1

3hrs2:50 minutes


9:30am to 12:30pm9:30am to 12:20pm

2:00am to 5:00pm

Thursday 30th September 2021Geography 2 & 1Geography 33hrs1:50 minutes9:30am to 12:30pm2:00pm to 3:50pm
WAEC Timetable

Important Note for Candidates downloading the WAEC Timetable 2021:

  1. The 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.

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