The management of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has extended the closing date for 2023 BECE for Private students registration after it opened the registration portal on Monday, March 27, 2023, to April 28, 2023.
WAEC in a communique sighted by AcademicWeek said the date for the registration of students for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for Private Candidates has been extended to Wednesday, June 7, 2023.
“WAEC wishes to inform the general public that the closing date for registration of candidates for the Basic Education Certificate for Private Candidates 2023 has been extended to Wednesday, June 7, 2023,” the Examinations Council said.
According to the African Examinations Council, only two categories of prospective candidates are permitted to register for the national examination slated to be administered at a date yet to be announced. They are;
(1) Re-sitters – This consists of candidates who previously sat for BECE but could not make the required grade(s). The candidate must provide his/her index number for the last sitting and the year of the examination.
(2) First-timers – Candidates must be 16 years and above. The candidate will be required to provide his/her date of birth during the registration.
4 subjects or more subjects … GH¢119.48
3 subjects … GH¢109.03
2 subjects … GH¢ 99.46
1 subject … GH¢ 88.14
How to register for 2022 BECE for Private Candidates
1. Visit the BECE for Private registration portal
2. Re-sitters- provide index number for the last sitting and continue.
3. First-timers – provide your date of Birth and continue
4. Fill in the required security data, i.e. password, security question, etc.
5. Fill in your personal information.
6. Upload your image (a recent passport-sized photograph with a white background) and your
signature (written in blue or black ink).
7. Select the subject(s) you intend to write.
8. Print your Declaration Form for endorsement by your parent/guardian and submit same to
the WAEC office in your region.
9. Print your voucher and send it to any of the banks listed in item 19.
10. Pay the appropriate fees at the designated banks.
11. Select your Region and then Centre (where you wish to take the examination).
12. Use your PIN/Invoice Number to access your Index Number and Admission Notice from
25th May 2022.
This year, the non-profit-making organization (WAEC) says it will administer the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for both School and Private Candidates from Monday, August 7, 2023, to Friday, August 11, 2023.