WAEC GCE Registration 2023 second series will start from 13th July and end on 31st August 2023 while the first series registration will start around November and December and the exam will commence in January.
See the registration fee, date for registration, registration deadline, registration requirements and registration portal below.
Are you interested in knowing when the GCE registration 2023 will start?
Do you want to buy the WAEC GCE form 2023? Do you also want to know how much the GCE registration fee for 2023 is?
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The West African Examination Council has fixed the GCE registration starting date and the registration closing date (deadline) for the 2023 as shown on this page.
Note: all the GCE application process, including the payment of registration fee, uploading of documents and the completion of the registration will take place online on the GCE registration portal 2023.
How many Time is GCE written in a Year?
The West African Examination Private Candidates examination (WAEC GCE) is written twice in a year; i.e, GCE first series and GCE second series.
About GCE: GCE stands for General Certificate Examination and it is a Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) that is headed by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) for private and external candidates.
External candidates (private candidates) are candidates that register for the West African Exam outside school (those that are not currently in a secondary school)
These are candidates that usually register for the WAEC General Certificate Examination (GCE) without the need of being admitted or registered as a student of a particular secondary school.
Can School Candidates Also Write GCE?
Even those who passed through a secondary school but couldn’t meet up writing the exam with the internal candidates can register and take part in the GCE.
Must GCE Candidates Register Through a School?
GCE exam is for external candidates (private candidates) who are not students of any secondary school. So candidates do not need to be students of, or pass through a school to register for GCE.
How much is GCE Registration fee 2023?
The 2023 registration fee for WAEC GCE (external and private candidates) is Eighteen Thousand Naira (N18,000.00) only with a N500 commission fee for those paying through commercial bank.
Those paying online through Remita payment platform will pay the registration fee of Eighteen Thousand Five Hundred Naira (N18,500.00) only.
Also, the amount for the WAEC GCE Walk-in registration is Thirty Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N30,500.00) only.
We have explained the step by step procedures on how to pay and obtain the 2023 GCE registration form via the WAEC GCE in the section below.
GCE Second Series Registration Starting/Closing Date 2023.
Registration date for GCE Second Series 2023: the GCE second series registration will start from 13th July, 2023 and end on 31st August, 2023 (confirmed).
Closing date for Second Series Registration 2023: the closing date for GCE second series registration is to 31st August, 2023 (confirmed).
Subjects Available for GCE Second Series 2023
Below is the complete list of approved subjects for WAEC GCE Second Series Exam. See how to register below.
|S/N||Subject Name||Subject Code|
|3||Christian Religious Studies||202|
|9||Literature in English||210|
|22||Health Education/Health Science||508|
|32||Clothing and Textiles||701|
|33||Foods and Nutrition||702|
GCE Registration Requirements 2023
External candidates that wish to apply for GCE must meet the necessary requirements needed for the registration.
Therefore, the compulsory registration requirements as stated by the GCE exam body for the 2023 registration are:
- Registration fee (GCE ePin)
- NIN (this is compulsory). Register NIN for GCE here
- Subject combination
How to Buy GCE Registration PIN 2023 Online from Remita
Before you can register, you must first of all buy your registration ePin. There are many ways and methods of buying the GCE registration PIN, but in this guide, we are using remita.net since it is the must trusted.
Below are steps to buy GCE PIN on remita.net. Please make sure you read the step by step instructions before you proceed to avoid unnecessary complains.
- Visit https://www.remita.net/
- Click on *Buy WAEC PIN*
- You will be redirected to https://login.remita.net/remita/onepage/WAEC/biller.spa
- Click on the *Name of service/purpose* option and Select *WAEC Registration Pin*
- The amount will be automatically filled for you
- Enter the Payer’s name, phone number and email
- Re-enter the email for confirmation
- Tick *I’m not a robot*
- Click on *SUBMIT* to complete the proceed.
- On the next page, enter your card number, expiry date and CVV in their respective fields
- Finally, click on *Pay NGN* to complete the purchase
If your payment is successful, the PIN will be displayed on your screen and also sent to the email address you entered.
How to Buy WAEC GCE Registration PIN 2023 from Banks
If you wish to buy the registration PIN offline from operating commercial banks, you are to pay the N18,000 registration fee and N500.00 commission fee at any of the commercial bank branches listed below to obtain your Registration PIN and GCE Information VCD:
- Access Bank
- Fidelity Bank
- First Bank
- GTB Bank
- Heritage Bank
- Jaiz Bank
- Polaris Bank
- Stanbic IBTC Bank
- Standard Chartered Bank
- Sterling Bank
- Union Bank
- UBA Bank
- Unity Bank
- WEMA Bank
- Zenith Bank
Once you get the Registration PIN, follow the steps below to create your registration profile online on GCE portal.
How to Create GCE Registration Profile 2023
To register for GCE you must first of all create a user profile following these steps:
- Generate your GCE Registration PIN. Check below to see how to buy your PIN
- Click on Start Registration
- Enter any name as your username
- Click on Check Availability to see if the name is available or whether it has been taken already
- Enter a password you will remember
- Enter the same password to confirm your password
- Enter your PIN and click on *CONTINUE* to proceed
How to Register GCE Second Series 2023 Online on Registration Portal
Whether you are registering for the WAEC GCE first or second series 2023, you can follow these steps to register your online on GCE registration portal 2023 after buying the pin.
You may either do your biometrics first and then go to the portal and click on *CONTINUE REGISTRATION* or click on *START REGISTRATION* first, fill the form and save it, then go and do your biometrics.
- After buying your pin and creating your profile, proceed to capture biometrics.
- Your biometric information must be the same as your profile information
- Print your Photocard after the biometric capturing.
- Return to the portal and click on *CONTINUE REGISTRATION* to validate your information and complete the registration.
GCE First Series Registration Date/Deadline 2023.
The GCE first series usually comes up few months after the main WAEC exam and that is usually at the third quarter of the year but the registration has ended already.
2023 Registration date for GCE First Series: the 2023 WAEC GCE first series registration will start from 20th December 2021 to 21st January 2023.
Closing date for First Series Registration 2023: the closing date and registration deadline for the GCE first series registration is 21st January 2023 at 12.00 midnight.
Recommended: the 2023 WAEC GCE first series examination will start from 31st January and end on 19th February 2023.
Finally, the registration for the first and second series can be carried out online from anywhere using your phone or computer. So you may not have to pass through a school to register.