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Can I Write Just 5, 6 or 7 Subjects in WAEC, NECO, NABTEB?

Re: Can I juts write 5, 6 or 7 subjects in WAEC instead of 9?
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Number of Subjects/Papers you Can Register in WAEC

The officially accepted minimum number of subjects a student can register in WAEC is 8 while the maximum is 9.

However, English Language and Mathematics have been automatically selected for you because they are compulsory. You are required to select the other subjects or papers you wish to register for in this examination.

NOTE: In WAEC GCE (private candidates), you can sit for a minimum of seven (7) and a maximum of Nine (9) subjects/papers are allowed (English Language and Mathematics inclusive).

But I Saw a Certificate with Just 5 Subjects/Papers on it.

Yes.

This is because the candidate's passed only five subjects.

In other words, WAEC will not display subjects with F9 on the certificate issued. If you pass 3, only that will be on your certificate or original result.

But I only need five Subjects/Papers to Gain Admission.

That's true too.

Yet, you have to register at least 8.

You can be absent from those you don't want/need. Then, they will record "Absent" (ABS) for you there.

Conclusion

Registering and sitting for are not the same thing. You can register 9 subjects and write only 5, no offense about that. Just be expecting the 5 subjects when your results are released. And if the five subjects are the core subjects to your proposed course in university, polytechnic or college of education, you have nothing to fear.

However, the school you're writing the exam at will require you to register for at least 8 subjects and if it's WAEC GCE, NECO GCE, or NABTEB GCE, you can go for as less as 7 subjects. If you prefer, be present for the five needed for your admssion.

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34 comments:

  1. I wrote only seven subjects in waec can I use it to gain admission into university

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    1. Yes, you can as you can see in the post above.

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    2. Hello sir, when is GCE 2021second series form registration going to be out?

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    3. No date officially announced yet. Subscribe to this blog to receive messages when it's out and for other related education news.

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  2. Hello sir,I Have all my subjects but I need only maths for my required course to combine can i sit for just maths even if I registered other courses

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    1. No you can't sit for that only. Kindly read the post and understand.

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  3. Sir please can i sit for just 4 or it must be 5

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  4. Pls sir Is it possible to combine (GCE) with weac results in search of admission in higher institution, actually looking forward for a credit in Physics,I got a D previously.

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    1. Yes, you can. It's widely acceptable by all institutions. Read the post below for more.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2019/04/answers-to-your-questions-on-olevel.html

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  5. Sir can I add commerce and accounting to my Gce? I didn't write those two in my previous waec

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  6. Sir is it possible for me to combine NABTEB and GCE to enter University like (futa)

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    1. Yes. Read the post below for more explanation.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2019/04/answers-to-your-questions-on-olevel.html

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  7. Sir......I registered 9 subjects in WAEC but missed one paper...though it's not important but can I use another subject to replace it ?

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    1. If it's not important for your proposed course, you don't even need any replacement.

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  8. Hello I passed only four subjects in the gce can I enter the university with it

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    1. For literally all courses, you need five subjects. Let me ask the 5th subject that you don't have.

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  9. Sir i do not want to write further maths making it 7 can my result actually come out because people tell me it wont come out

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    1. Once you write the required number of subjects, as detailed in this post, your result will be out.

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  10. What would happen if someone writes 10 subjects in waec?
    Would it affect the result?

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  11. Please sir I missed civic waec exam today what will happen sir

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    1. Nothing. You don't practically need it for admission.

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    2. If I get absent from my civic result what will happen sir cause my parents are making me want to commit suicide

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    3. Nothing will happen. You don't practically need it for admission.

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  12. I got admission last year but I did not accept it is it still possible to accept the admission

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  13. Pls Sir, WAEC omitted Chemistry in the subjects am taking. What will happen to my result?

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    1. You will only be able to use the result for courses that will not need Chemistry.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2018/11/universities-and-courses-that-accept-d7_20.html

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    2. I want to study theater art, so can I write only 5 subjects to get admission in any University ? Especially at University of laogs (unilag)

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    3. You won't be allowed to write just 5. May be up to 7. But all you need are five subjects out of all.

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  14. Any idea about the most required subjects to sit for in o level when going for computer science in the university

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    1. English, Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Futher Maths

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