2016/2017 WAEC GCE Timetable (Nov/Dec Exam) – International


2016 waec gce timetable

2016 waec gce timetable

We present all wapreals.com readers the 2016 WAEC GCE Timetable (November/December Exam)

This is to inform candidates that wish to participate in the 2016/2017 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) NOV/DEC that the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has released the examination Final International Timetable.


2016 waec gce timetable


2016 WAEC GCE Nov/Dec private exam would be done in Nigeria, Ghana, Gambia and Sierra Leone, so the timetable provided below is for candidates from the 4 participating West African countries.


Download 2016/2017 WAEC Nov/Dec GCE Timetable for Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, Sierra Leone and Gambia Candidates in pdf format from HERE.

WAEC GCE Timetable.

Tuesday, 16th August, 2016P7023 P7033

Foods and Nutrition 3 (Practical) Planning Session Home Management 3 (Practical ) Planning Session

1hr 1hr9.30am – 10.30am

12.00noon – 1.00pm

Tuesday, 23rd August, 2016P6033 P6033Auto Mechanics 3 (Practical) Auto Mechanics 3 (Practical)2hrs 2hrs9.30am – 11.30am (1st Set) 12noon – 2.00pm    (2nd Set)
Wednesday, 24th August, 2016P5203 P5202 P5201Health Education 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)**1hr 45mins9.30am – 11.15am
Health Education 2 (Essay)** Health Education 1 (Objective)**1hr 30mins 1hr2.30pm – 4.00pm 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Thursday 25thAugust, 2016 to Tuesday, 27th September, 2016P3013 P7054 P3043 P5113 P7013 P7023 P7033Arabic 3 (Oral)

Music 3B (Performance Test) French 3 (Oral)

Physical Education 3 (Theory of Practice) Clothing and Textiles 3 (Practical)

Foods and Nutrition 3 (Practical) Home Management 3 (Practical)

15mins 30mins 40mins 2hrs

2hrs 30mins 3hrs


Time for paper will be arranged by the Council.
Wednesday, 31st August, 2016P1032 P1031Commerce 2 (Essay)

Commerce 1 (Objective)

2hrs 50mins3.00pm – 5.00pm 5.00pm – 5.50pm
Thursday, 1st September, 2016P7012 P7011Clothing and Textiles 2 (Essay) Clothing and Textiles 1 (Objective)1hr 30mins 1hr2.00pm – 3.30pm 3.30pm – 4.30pm
P6092 P6091Woodwork 2 (Essay and Design) Woodwork 1 (Objective)2hrs 20mins 40mins2.00pm – 4.20pm 4.20pm – 5.00pm
Friday , 2nd September, 2016P5042 P5041Biology 2 (Essay)

Biology 1 (Objective)

1hr 40mins 50mins9.30am – 11.10am

11.10am – 12.00noon

Saturday, 3rd September, 2016P3022 P3021English Language 2 (Essay) English Language 1 (Objective)2hrs 1hr9.30am – 11.30am

11.30am – 12.30pm

P3023/BEnglish Language 3 (Test of Orals)**/****45mins3.30pm – 4.15pm

Monday, 5th September, 2016

P2042 P2041Geography 2(Essay) Geography 1(Objective)2hrs 1hr9.30am – 11.30am

11.30am – 12.30pm

P5043Biology 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)2hrs2.00pm – 4.00pm
Tuesday, 6th September, 2016P5022 P5021Agricultural Science 2 (Essay) Agricultural Science 1 (Objective)2hrs 10mins 50mins9.30am – 11.40am

11.40am -12.30pm

P6142 P6141Basic Electricity 2 (Essay) ** Basic Electricity1 (Objective) **1hr 1hr2.00pm – 3.00pm 3.00pm – 4.00pm
Wednesday, 7th September, 2016P3042 P3041French 2 (Essay)

French 1 (Objective)

1hr 15mins 1hr9.30am – 10.45am

10.45am – 11.45am

P7032 P7031Home Management 2 (Essay) Home Management 1 (Objective)1hr 1hr2.00pm – 3.00pm 3.00pm – 4.00pm
Thursday, 8th September, 2016P1042 P1041Financial Accounting 2 (Theory and Practice) Financial Accounting 1 (Objective)2hrs 30mins 1hr9.30am – 12.00noon 12.00noon – 1.00pm
Friday, 9th September, 2016P3272 P3271Hausa 2 (Essay)**

Hausa 1 (Objective)**

2hrs 1hr9.30am – 11.30am

11.30am – 12.30pm

P3282 P3281Igbo 2 (Essay)**

Igbo 1 (Objective)**

2hrs 1hr9.30am – 11.30am

11.30am – 12.30pm

P3292 P3291Yoruba 2 (Essay)**

Yoruba 1 (Objective)**

2hrs 1hr9.30am – 11.30am

11.30am – 12.30pm

Saturday, 10th September, 2016P4022 P4021General Mathematics/Mathematics (Core) 2 (Essay) General Mathematics/Mathematics (Core) 1 (Objective)2hrs 30mins 1hr 30mins9.30am -12.00noon 2.00pm -3.30pm
Thursday,15th September, 2016P5122 P5121Physics 2 (Essay)

Physics 1 (Objective)

1hr 30mins 1hr 15mins9.30am – 11.00am

11.00am -12.15pm

P2043Geography 3 (Practical and Physical Geography)1hr 50mins2.00pm – 3.50pm
Friday, 16th September, 2016P5053Chemistry 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)1hr 30mins9.30am – 11.00am
P6032 P6031Auto Mechanics 2 (Essay) Auto Mechanics 1 (Objective)1hr 30mins 1hr3.00pm – 4.30pm 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Saturday, 17th September, 2016P2032 P2031Economics 2 (Essay)

Economics 1 (Objective)

2hrs 1hr9.30am – 11.30am

11.30am – 12.30pm

Monday, 19th September, 2016P2102 P2101Literature-In-English 2(Prose) Literature-In-English 1 (Objective)1hr 15mins 1hr9.30am – 10.45am

10.45am – 11.45am

P6153 P6153Basic Electronics 3 (Practical) ** Basic Electronics 3 (Practical) **3hrs 3hrs9.30am – 12.30pm. (1st Set) 1.00pm – 4.00pm   (2nd Set)
P2103Literature-In-English 3 (Drama & Poetry )2hrs 30mins2.00pm – 4.30pm.
Tuesday, 20th September, 2016P5052 P5051Chemistry 2 (Essay)

Chemistry 1 (Objective)

2hrs 1hr9.30am – 11.30am

11.30am -12.30pm

P2052 P2051Government 2 (Essay)

Government 1 (Objective)

2hrs 1hr2.00pm – 4.00pm 4.00pm -5.00pm
P6152 P6151Basic Electronics 2 (Essay) ** Basic Electronics  1 (Objective) **1hr 1hr2.00pm – 3.00pm 3.00pm – 4.00pm
Wednesday, 21st September, 2016P5112 P5111Physical Education 2 (Essay) Physical Education 1 (Objective)1hr 20mins 50mins2.00pm – 3.20pm 3.20pm – 4.10pm
Thursday, 22nd September, 2016P5023Agricultural Science 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)1hr 30mins9.30am -11.00am
P6093 P6093Woodwork 3 (Practical)

Woodwork 3 (Practical)

3hrs 3hrs9.30am – 12.30pm (1st Set) 1.00pm – 4.00pm    (2nd Set)
Friday, 23rd September, 2016P2072 P2071History 2 (Essay)

History 1 (Objective)

2hrs 1hr9.30am – 11.30am

11.30am – 12.30pm

P7062 P7061Visual Art 2 (Essay) Visual Art 1 (Objective)2hrs 50mins3.00pm – 5.00pm 5.00pm – 5.50pm
Monday, 26th September, 2016P2022 P2021Christian Religious Studies 2 (Essay) Christian Religious Studies 1 (Objective)2hrs 1hr9.30am -11.30am

11.30am – 12.30pm

P2082 P2081Islamic Studies 2 (Essay) Islamic Studies 1 (Objective)2hrs 50mins9.30am -11.30am

11.30am – 12.20pm

P3012 P3011Arabic 2 (Essay)

Arabic 1 (Objective)

2hrs 50mins2.00pm – 4.00pm 4.00pm – 4.50pm
Tuesday, 27th September, 2016P4012Further Mathematics/Mathematics (Elective) 2 (Essay)2hrs 30mins9.30am – 12.00noon
P4011Further Mathematics/Mathematics (Elective) 1 (Objective)1hr 30mins3.00pm – 4.30pm
Wednesday, 28th September, 2016P5123Physics 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)2hrs 45mins9.30am – 12.15pm
P7022 P7021Foods and Nutrition 2 (Essay) Foods and Nutrition 1 (Objective)1hr 15mins 1hr2.00pm – 3.15pm 3.15pm – 4.15pm
P6043Building Construction 3 (Building Drawing and Essay)2hrs 30mins2.30pm – 5.00pm
Thursday, 29th September, 2016P6143 P6143Basic Electricity 3 (Practical)** Basic Electricity 3 (Practical)**3hrs 3hrs9.30am – 12.30pm (1st Set) 1.00pm – 4.00pm  (2nd Set)
P7053Music 3 A (Aural)45mins2.00pm – 2.45pm
Friday, 30th September, 2016P6082 P6081Technical Drawing 2 (Essay) Technical Drawing 1 (Objective)1hr 45mins 1hr9.30am – 11.15am

11.15am – 12.15pm

P6042 P6041Building Construction 2 (Essay) Building Construction 1 (Objective)1hr 45mins3.00 pm – 4.00pm 4.00pm – 4.45pm
Wednesday, 5th October, 2016P6073 P6073Metal Work 3 (Practical) Metal Work 3 (Practical)3hrs 10mins 3hrs. 10mins9.30am – 12.40pm (1st Set) 1.00pm – 4.10pm  (2nd Set)
P7063Visual Art 3A (Drawing)3hrs2.00pm – 5.00pm
Thursday, 6th October, 2016P7052 P7051Music 2 (Essay)

Music 1 (Objective)

2hrs 1hr2.00pm – 4.00pm 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Friday, 7th October, 2016P6083Technical Drawing 3 (Sketches, Building and  Mechanical Drawing)2hrs 45mins9.30am – 12.15pm
P7064Visual Art 3B (Creative Design)3hrs9.30am – 12.30pm
P6072 P6071Metalwork 2 (Essay)

Metalwork 1 (Objective)

1hr 30mins 1hr3.00pm – 4.30pm 4.30pm – 5.30pm

*         Available to candidates in Ghana only

**         Available to candidates in Nigeria only

***       Available to candidates in The Gambia and Sierra Leone only

****       Available to candidates in Liberia only


  1. 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.

Question Papers to be Given Out in Advance of the Dates They Are to be Taken

Visual Art 3

Paper 3A – Instructions will be given to supervisors two weeks before the paper is due to be taken.

Paper 3B – Question papers will be given to candidates two weeks before the paper is due to be taken

(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.

3.                              Extra Time for Blind, Deaf and Dumb Candidates

Blind, deaf and dumb candidates should be allowed one and half times the time allotted to other candidates.

WR Team


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