The West African Examinations Council has announced that it will now adopt the Computer-Based Test mode for the conduct of the Senior School Certificate Examination thereby ditching the paper and pencil test model.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the acting head of the Public Affairs Unit of WAEC, Moyosola Adesina, and released on Monday.
According to the statement, the innovation would kick start with the conduct of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination for private candidates in February 2024.
The statement reads in parts:
” In line with global best practices, the Nigeria National Office of the West African Examinations Council wishes to inform the general public, and all its stakeholders, that it has concluded plans to migrate its WASSCE for Private Candidates Examination Diets from Paper and Pencil Test to Computer Based Examination. “