WAEC Syllabus is available to download for teachers who want to prepare their students to pass WAEC or GCE and for students who are intending to write the WASSCE.
The syllabus conveys information about expectations for the quality of work you expect from your students and shows students how they should prepare for class and also the exam.
Having said the above, you can download the following syllabus here: Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural science, Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo, Economics, Geography, Financial Accounting, Commerce, Civic Education, Data processing, further mathematics, Government, History, Literature in English, Technical Drawing.
New WAEC (GCE) Syllabus
- English Language
- Agricultural science
- Financial Accounting
- Civic Education
- Data processing
- Further mathematics
- Literature in English
- Technical Drawing
This examination sets out to test the different basic skills of communicating in English using the mediums of speech and writing. The examination will test the receptive and productive abilities of candidates. These abilities will be demonstrated in the following forms: reading, comprehension, summary, vocabulary, lexis and structure, listening comprehension and recognition of different aspects of spoken English.
The objective of the syllabus is to measure the extent to which the aims of the teaching syllabuses of member countries have been realized in candidates’ secondary school career. The examination sets out to examine candidates’ ability to
- use correct English;
- write about incidents in English that are appropriate to specified audiences and situations;
- organize material in paragraphs that are chronologically, spatially and logically coherent;
- control sentence structures accurately;
- exhibit variety in the use of sentence patterns;
- comply with the rules of grammar;
- spell and punctuate correctly;
- comprehend written and spoken English;
- recognize implied meaning, tones and attitudes;
- use an acceptable pronunciation that can be comprehended by others;
- recognize the physical characteristics of English sounds and the letters that represent them.
- pick out and summarize relevant information from set passages.
The topics, contents and notes are intended to indicate the scope of the questions which will be set. The notes are not to be considered as an exhaustive list of illustrations/limitations.
The aims of the syllabus are to test candidates’:
- mathematical competency and computational skills;
- understanding of mathematical concepts and their relationship to the acquisition of entrepreneurial skills for everyday living in the global world;
- ability to translate problems into mathematical language and solve them using appropriate methods;
- ability to be accurate to a degree relevant to the problem at hand;
- logical, abstract and precise thinking.
If there is a subject you need that is not included in the current WAEC syllabus listed above, kindly drop a comment below.