The Basic Education Certificate Examination (Bece) is a crucial examination for students who wish to progress to senior high school.

It is also a gateway for private candidates who have missed the opportunity to write the examination in their secondary schools.

In this article, we’ll provide comprehensive information on Bece NovDec registration process.

Eligibility for Private Candidates

To be eligible for the Bece NovDec  as a private candidate, you must have reached the minimum age of 15 years before the examination and not more than 17 years. Also, you must have completed your Junior High School education and have a certificate to prove it.

How to Register for Bece NovDec

The registration process for Bece NovDec as a private candidate is a simple and straightforward process. Follow these steps to complete your registration successfully:

  1. Visit the West African Examination Council (WAEC) official website.
  2. Click on the “Private Candidates” tab.
  3. Fill in your personal information, including your name, date of birth, and address.
  4. Select “Bece” as the examination type and choose “NovDec” as the examination period.
  5. Provide your Junior High School certificate and passport photo.
  6. Pay the examination fee using a credit/debit card or mobile money.
  7. Print out your acknowledgement slip for confirmation of your registration.

Key Dates for Bece NovDec

It’s crucial to keep track of important dates for the Bece NovDec to avoid missing any deadlines. Here are some key dates to note:

  • Registration starts: June 1st, 2023
  • Registration ends: July 31st, 2023
  • Examination dates: November 14th to November 25th, 2023

Preparing for Bece NovDec

Passing the Bece NovDec as a private candidate requires dedication, hard work, and a solid preparation plan. Here are some tips to help you prepare effectively:

  1. Acquire the right study materials and revise regularly.
  2. Seek the help of a tutor if necessary.
  3. Practice past Bece examination papers.
  4. Take care of your physical and mental health by eating well, sleeping well, and reducing stress.
  5. Stay organized and manage your time effectively.

If you will be partaking in this exams, do well to keep dates and register on time.



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