The West African Examination Council (WAEC) states its senior secondary certificate examination (SSCE) will soon be converted to a computer-based test 2020 waec expo.
Speaking at a news conference on Tuesday, Olu Adenipekun, the council’s head of Nigeria national workplace, said the CBT test would certainly start with its objective inquiries.
” In around 2 weeks, we should be concluding setting up all the needed software application and back-ups in our new CBT centre with a 600-seat capability.
” As a matter of fact, we want other stakeholders– business people as well as organisations– to sign up with hands with us in developing CBT centres nationwide, in institutions as well as various other locations, but I wish to say WAEC is at the leading edge for this task.”
Adenipekun stated the introduction of CBT would be a steady procedure to enable trainees to obtain knowledgeable about using computer systems for tests.
” However, where any kind of schools feel they have been educating their students on just how to use the computer systems quite possibly and also therefore want us to find and also provide such a test making use of the computer systems, why not? We will do it,” he clarified.
” That is why I claim, for us to be able to introduce the CBT examination for our examinations, it will certainly take cooperations of all of us– colleges, WAEC as well as various other keys stakeholders.”
Supplying stats of the January/February First Series WASSCE for exclusive prospects released, he claimed 12,202 prospects signed up for the exam as against the 11,721 prospects that signed up in 2018.
Of this number, Adenipekun stated just 3,102 candidates had credits and over in a minimum of 5 topics including English Language and Maths.
” There are 376 outcomes, standing for 3.16 percent of the total candidature for the exam, being held back in connection with numerous reported cases of assessment negligence,” stated the exam authorities,” he stated.
” The instances are being examined and records of the examinations will certainly exist to the suitable board of the council in due course for consideration. The board’s choices will certainly be interacted to the impacted prospects.”