The West African Assessment Council (WAEC) states its elderly secondary certification examination (SSCE) will certainly soon be transformed to a computer-based test 2020 waec expo.
Talking at a press conference on Tuesday, Olu Adenipekun, the council's head of Nigeria nationwide workplace, said the CBT examination would certainly begin with its objective inquiries.
" In around two weeks, we need to be wrapping up setting up all the needed software as well as back-ups in our brand-new CBT centre with a 600-seat capacity.
" As a matter of fact, we desire other stakeholders-- business individuals and also organisations-- to sign up with hands with us in developing CBT centres nationwide, in institutions as well as various other locations, but I want to claim WAEC is at the center for this job."
Adenipekun claimed the intro of CBT would certainly be a steady process to allow pupils to obtain accustomed to making use of computer systems for exams.
" Nevertheless, where any kind of schools feel they have been training their trainees on how to apply the computer systems quite possibly and for that reason desire us ahead and also provide such a test utilizing the computer systems, why not? We will do it," he explained.
" That is why I claim, for us to be able to present the CBT examination for our exams, it will certainly take cooperations of all of us-- institutions, WAEC as well as other secrets stakeholders."
Offering data of the January/February First Collection WASSCE for exclusive candidates launched, he said 12,202 prospects signed up for the assessment as against the 11,721 prospects that signed up in 2018.
Of this figure, Adenipekun stated just 3,102 candidates had debts and also above in a minimum of five topics including English Language and also Maths.
" There are 376 results, representing 3.16 per cent of the overall candidature for the exam, being held back in connection with numerous reported instances of examination negligence," stated the test official," he stated.
" The cases are being checked out and records of the examinations will certainly be presented to the appropriate committee of the council in due course for factor to consider. The board's choices will be communicated to the impacted prospects."