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Can I Write Just 5, 6 or 7 Subjects in WAEC Instead of 9?

Re: Can I juts write 5, 6 or 7 subjects in WAEC instead of 9?
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Number of Subjects 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 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 are allowed (English Language and Mathematics inclusive).

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


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 to Gain Admission.

That's true too.

Yet, you have to register at least 8.

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

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