The West African Assessment Council (WAEC) claims its senior additional certificate test (SSCE) will certainly quickly be transformed to a computer-based examination 2020 waec runz.
Talking at a press conference on Tuesday, Olu Adenipekun, the council’s head of Nigeria nationwide office, stated the CBT test would start with its objective inquiries.
” In around two weeks, we need to be wrapping up setting up all the essential software as well as back-ups in our brand-new CBT centre with a 600-seat ability.
” As a matter of fact, we want other stakeholders– company people and also organisations– to sign up with hands with us in developing CBT centres nationwide, in colleges as well as various other areas, however I intend to claim WAEC goes to the forefront for this project.”
Adenipekun said the intro of CBT would certainly be a gradual process to enable students to get familiar with utilizing computer systems for exams.
” Nonetheless, where any kind of institutions feel they have been training their trainees on just how to use the computer systems extremely well and as a result desire us to find and also carry out such a examination utilizing the computers, why not? We will certainly do it,” he discussed.
” That is why I say, for us to be able to present the CBT examination for our evaluations, it will certainly take synergies of everybody– colleges, WAEC as well as other keys stakeholders.”
Providing statistics of the January/February First Series WASSCE for exclusive candidates launched, he claimed 12,202 candidates signed up for the exam as versus the 11,721 prospects that registered in 2018.
Of this number, Adenipekun stated only 3,102 candidates had debts and over in a minimum of five subjects consisting of English Language and also Maths.
” There are 376 outcomes, standing for 3.16 percent of the total candidature for the exam, being kept in connection with numerous reported situations of examination malpractice,” claimed the exam authorities,” he claimed.
” The cases are being explored and also records of the investigations will certainly be presented to the proper board of the council in due course for consideration. The committee’s choices will certainly be communicated to the affected prospects.”