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WAEC Timetable 2023 (+PDF Free Download)

WAEC Timetable 2023
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Attention all WAEC candidates! The WAEC timetable 2023 has been released, and it’s time to start planning your study schedule for one of the most important exams of your academic career.

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is a vital institution that conducts standardized exams in the region. This year’s timetable will be a valuable resource for students who want to ace their exams.

In this blog post, we will provide you with the timetable and give you access to download the WAEC timetable 2023 in PDF format. Also, we’ll give you powerful tips on how to use it effectively to plan your study.

With these resources, you can optimize your study time and prepare yourself for success in the WAEC exams. Let’s dive in!

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WAEC Timetable 2023 For All Science, Arts, And Commercial Students In Nigeria

Below is the 2023 WAEC timetable for all students in Nigeria. Please note that the timetable is also for technical school students. So, if you are a technical school student, the timetable is for you too.

DATESUBJECT/PAPEREXAM TIME (GMT)
Monday, 8th May 2023Foods and Nutrition 3 (Practical) Planning Session
Home Management 3 (Practical) Planning Session
08:30 AM – 09:30 AM
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Thursday, 11th May 2023
Metalwork 3 (Practical)


Management-In-Living 2 (Essay)
Management-In-Living 1 (Objective)
Management-In-Living 3 (Test of Practical Work)
08:30 AM – 11:40 AM (1st Set)
12:00 PM – 03:10 PM (2nd Set)

08:30 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Friday, 12th Ma, 2023Further Mathematics/Mathematics (Elective) 2 (Essay)
Further Mathematics/Mathematics (Elective) 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 11:00 AM
02:00 PM – 03:30 PM



Monday, 15th May 2023 to Friday, 9th June 2023

Arabic 3 (Oral)
French 3 (Oral)
Physical Education 3 (Performance Test)
Clothing and Textiles 3 (Practical)
Foods and Nutrition 3 (Practical)
Home Management 3 (Practical)
Music 3B (Performance Test)
(Date and time for each paper will be arranged by the Council)
Monday, 15th May 2023Health Education/Health Science 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)
Applied Electricity 2 (Essay)
Applied Electricity 1 (Objective)
Basic Electricity 2 (Essay)
Basic Electricity 1 (Objective)
Arabic 2 (Essay)
Arabic 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 10:15 AM

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
03:00 PM – 03:50 PM
Tuesday, 16th May 2023Health Education/Health Science 2 (Essay)
Health Education/Health Science 1 (Obj)

Hausa 2 (Essay)
Hausa 1 (Objective)
Igbo 2 (Essay)
Igbo 1 (Objective)
Yoruba 2 (Essay)
Yoruba 1 (Objective)
Edo 2 (Essay)
Edo 1 (Objective)
Efik 2 (Essay)
Ibibio 2 (Essay)
Ibibio 1 (Objective)

08:30 AM – 10:00 AM
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
01:00 PM – 04:00 PM
01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Wednesday, 17th May 2023Clerical Office Duties 2 (Essay) –
Clerical Office Duties 1 (Objective)
Civic Education 2 (Essay)
Civic Education 1 (Objective)
Computer Studies 2 (Essay)
Computer Studies 1 (Objective)
Business Management 2 (Essay)
Business Management 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 10:40 AM
10:40 AM – 11:30 AM
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Thursday, 18th May 2023Physical Education 3 (Theory of Practice)
Visual Art 2 (Essay) –
Visual Art 1 (Objective)
Agricultural Science 2 (Essay)
Agricultural Science 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
01:00 PM – 03:10 PM
03:10 PM – 04:00 PM
Friday, 19th May 2023Government 2 (Essay)
Government 1 (Objective)
Electronics 2 (Essay)
Electronics 1 (Objective)
Basic Electronics 2 (Essay)
Basic Electronics 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
08:30 AM – 09:30 AM
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM
08:30 AM – 09:30 AM
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Monday, 22nd May 2023Technical Drawing 3 (Sket, Building & Mech)
Shorthand
Foods and Nutrition 2 (Essay)
Foods and Nutrition 1 (Objective)

08:30 AM – 11:15 AM
01:00 PM – 02:15 PM

01:00 PM – 0:215 PM
02:15 PM – 03:15 PM
Tuesday, 23rd May 2023Financial Accounting 2 (Essay)
Financial Accounting 1 (Objective)
French 2 (Essay)
French 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 11:15 AM
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
01:00 PM – 02:15 PM
02:15 PM – 03:15 PM



Wednesday, 24th May 2023
Woodwork 3 (Practical) (1st Set)
(2nd Set)
Commerce 2 (Essay)
Commerce 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 11:30 AM
12:00 PM – 03:00 PM
01:00 PM – 15:00 PM
03:00 PM – 03:50 PM
Thursday, 25th May 2023English Language 2 (Essay)
English Language 1 (Objective)
English Language 3 (Test of Orals)
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
01:00 PM – 01:45 PM
Friday, 26th May 2023Music 3A (Aural)
Agricultural Science 3 (Practical)
Agricultural Science 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)
Technical Drawing 2 (Essay)
Technical Drawing 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 9:15 AM
08:30 AM – 10:00 AM (1st Set)
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (2nd Set)
08:30 AM – 10:00 AM
01:30 PM – 03:15 PM
03:15 PM – 04:15 PM
Monday, 29th May 2023
Science (Core) 2 (Essay)
Science (Core) 1 (Objective)
Science (Core) 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)
08:30 AM – 10:00 AM
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
12:00 PM – 02:00 PM
Tuesday, 30th May 2023Physics 3 (Practical) (Alternative A)


Building Construction 3 (Building Drawing and Essay)
History 2 (Essay)
History 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 11:15 AM (1st Set)
11:45 AM – 14:30 PM (2nd Set)

11:45 – 02:15 PM

01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Wednesday, 31st May 2023Physics 3 (Practical) (Alternative B)

Physics 3 Alternative D (Alternative to Practical Work)
Computer Studies 3 (Practical)
08:30 – 11:15 hrs (1st Set)
11:40 – 14:25 hrs (2nd Set)

08:30 – 11:15 hrs

08:30 – 10:30 hrs (1st Set),
11:00 – 13:00 hrs (2nd Set)
Thursday, 1st June 2023General Mathematics (Core) 2 (Essay)
General Mathematics (Core) 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 11:00 AM
02:00 PM – 03:30 PM
Friday, 2nd June 2023Geography 2 (Essay)
Geography 1 (Objective)

Geography 3 (Practical & Physical Geography)
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM


02:00 PM – 03:50 PM
Monday, 5th June 2023Applied Electricity 3 (Practical)


Basic Electricity 3 (Practical)

Visual Art 3A (Drawing)
08:30 – 11:30 hrs (1st Set)
12:00 – 15:00 hrs (2nd Set)

08:30 – 11:30 hrs (1st Set)
12:00 – 15:00 hrs (2nd Set)
01:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Tuesday, 6th June 2023Economics 2 (Essay)
Economics 1 (Objective)
Engineering Science 2 (Essay)
Engineering Science 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
01:00 PM – 02:55 PM
02:55 PM – 04:10 PM
Wednesday, 7th June 2023Christian Religious Studies 2 (Essay)
Christian Religious Studies 1 (Objective)
Islamic Studies 2 (Essay)
Islamic Studies 1 (Objective)
Chemistry 2 (Essay)
Chemistry 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Thursday, 8th June 2023Electronics 3 (Practical)

Basic Electronics 3 (Practical)

Home Management 2 (Essay)
Home Management 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 11:30 AM (1st Set),
12:00 PM – 15:00 PM (2nd Set)
08:30 AM – 11:30 AM (1st Set)
12:00 PM – 03:00 PM (2nd Set)
01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Friday, 9th June 2023Biology 2 (Essay)
Biology 1 (Objective)
Metalwork 2 (Essay)
Metalwork 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 10:10 AM
10:10 AM – 11:00 AM
02:00 PM – 15:30 PM
03:30 PM – 04:30 PM
Monday, 12th June 2023Typewriting08:30 AM – 11:10 AM (1st Set)
11:30 AM – 02:10 PM (2nd Set)
Tuesday, 13th June 2023Chemistry 3 (Practical) (Alternative A)

Chemistry 3 (Alternative D) (Practical Work)
Building Construction 2 (Essay)
Building Construction 1 (Objective)
Music 2 (Essay)
Music 1 (Objective)
Physical Education 2 (Essay)
Physical Education 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM (1st Set)
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM (2nd Set)
08:30 AM – 10:00 AM
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
02:00 PM – 03:20 PM
03:20 PM – 04:10 PM

Wednesday, 14th June 2023
Physics 2 (Essay)
Physics 1 (Objective)
Auto Mechanics 2 (Essay)
Auto Mechanics 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 10:00 AM
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
01:00 PM – 02:30 PM
02:30 PM – 03:30 PM
Thursday, 15th June 2023Literature-In-English 2 (Prose)
Literature-In-English 1 (Objective)
Clothing and Textiles 2 (Essay)
Clothing and Textiles 1 (Objective)
08:30 AM – 09:45 AM
09:45 AM – 10:45 AM
01:00 PM – 02:30 PM
02:30 PM – 03:30 PM
Friday, 16th June 2023Biology 3 (Practical) (Alternative A)

Biology 3 (Alternative B) (Practical Work)
Auto Mechanics 3 (Practical)

Literature-In-English 3 (Drama & Poetry)
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM (1st Set)
11:00 AM – 13:00 PM (2nd Set)
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM (1st Set)
11:00 AM– 01:00 PM (2nd Set)
02:00 PM – 04:30 PM
Monday, 19th June 2023Chemistry 3 (Practical) (Alternative B)

Visual Art 3B (Creative Design)
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM (1st Set)
11:00AM – 13:00 PM (2nd Set)
01:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Tuesday, 20th June 2023English Language 3 (Oral)
2ND Set
Animal Husbandry (Alternative B) 3 (Practical)
Fisheries (Alternative B) 3 (Practical)
2ND Set
Radio, Television and Electronic Works 3
2ND Set
Auto Mechanical Work 3 (Practical)
2ND Set
Block Laying, Bricklaying and Concrete Works 3 (Practical)
Furniture Making 3 (Practical)
2ND Set
Painting and Decorating 3 (Practical)
2ND Set
Welding and Fabrication Engineering Craft Practice 3 (Practical)
Leather Goods Manufacturing and Repairs 3 (Practical)
Dyeing and Bleaching 3 (Practical)
2ND Set
Woodwork 2 (Essay and Design)
Woodwork 1 (Objective)
08:30 – 09:15 hrs (1st Set)
09:20 – 10:05 hrs (2nd Set)
08:30 – 10:00 hrs (1st Set)
10:30 – 12:00 hrs (2nd Set)
08:30 – 10:00 hrs (1st Set)
10:30 12:00 hrs (2nd Set)
08:30 – 10:30 hrs (1st Set)
11:00 – 13:00 hrs (2nd Set)
08:30 – 11:00 hrs (1st Set)
11:30 – 14:00 hrs (2nd Set)
08:30 – 11:30 hrs (1st Set)
12:00 – 15:00 hrs (2nd Set)
08:30 – 11:30 hrs (1st Set)
12:00 – 15:00 hrs (2nd Set)
08:30 – 11:30 hrs (1st Set)
12:00 – 15:00 hrs (2nd Set)
08:30 – 11:40 hrs (1st Set)
12:00 – 15:10 hrs (2nd Set)
08:30 – 12:30 hrs (1st Set)
13:00 – 17:00 hrs (2nd Set)
08:30 – 13:00 hrs (1st Set)
13:15 – 17:45 hrs (2nd Set)
03:00 PM – 03:20 PM
03:20 – 04:00 PM
Wednesday, 21st June 2023Principles of Cost Accounting 2 (Essay)
Principles of Cost Accounting 1 (Objective)
Data Processing 2 (Essay)
Data Processing 1 (Objective)
Auto Electrical Works 3
Radio, Television and Electronic Works 2
Welding and Fabrication Practice 2 (Essay)
Welding and Fabrication Practice 1 (ObJ)
Photography 2 (Essay)
Photography 1 (Objective)
Auto Mechanical Work 2 (Essay)
Auto Mechanical Work 1
Electrical Installation & Maintenance 2 (ESS)
Electrical Installation & Maintenance 1 (OBJ)
Printing Craft Practice 3 (Practical)
2ND SET
Plumbing and Pipe Fitting 3
2ND SET
Air-conditioning and Refrigeration 3 (Prac)
2ND SET
Carpentry and Joinery 3 (Practical)
2ND SET
Upholstery 3 (Practical)
2ND SET
Machine Woodworking 3 (Practical)
2ND SET
Auto Body Repairs & Spray Painting 3 (Prac)
2ND SET
Fisheries (Alternative B) 2 (Essay)
Fisheries (Alternative B) 1 (Objective)
Animal Husbandry (Alternative B) 2 (Essay)
Animal Husbandry (Alternative B) 1 (OBJ)
Store Management 2 (Essay)
Store Management 1 (Objective)
Office Practice 2 (Essay)
Office Practice 1 (Objective)
Catering Craft Practice 3 (Alternative to Prac)
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
08:30 AM – 09:45 AM
08:30 AM – 09:30 AM
08:30 AM – 10:00 AM
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
08:30 AM – 10:45 AM
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM
08:30 AM – 10:45 AM
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM
08:30 AM – 09:30 AM (1st Set)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (2nd Set)
08:30 AM – 10:00 AM (1st Set) 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (2nd Set)
08:30 AM – 10:30 PM (1st Set)
11:00 AM – 13:00 PM (2nd Set)
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM (1st Set) 11:00 AM – 13:00 AM (2nd Set)
08:30 AM – 10:30 PM (1st Set) 11:00 AM – 01:00 PM (2nd Set)
08:30 AM – 10:30 AM (1st Set)
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM (2nd Set)
08:30 AM – 11:40 AM (1st Set)
12:00 PM – 03:10 PM (2nd Set)
01:30 PM – 03:30 PM
03:30 PM – 04:10 PM
01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
03:00 PM – 03:40 PM
08:30 PM – 10:30 AM
10:30 PM – 11:30 AM
13:00 PM – 15:10 PM
15:10 PM – 16:10 PM
09:30 AM – 10:10 AM
Thursday, 22nd June 2023Cosmetology 3(Alternative to Practical Work)
GSM Phone Maintenance & Repair 2(Essay)
GSM Phone Maintenance & Repair 1 (OBJ)
Mining 2 (Essay)
Mining 1 (Objective)
Salesmanship 2 (Essay)
Salesmanship 1 (Objective)
Leather Goods Manufacturing&Repairs(ESS)
Leather Goods Manufacturing&Repairs1(OBJ)
Garment Making 3(Alternative to Practical)
Marketing 2 (Essay)
Marketing 1 (Objective)
Bookkeeping 2 (Essay)
Bookkeeping 1 (Objective)
Store Keeping 2 (Essay)
Store Keeping 1 (Objective)
Auto Electrical Works 2 (Essay)
Auto Electrical Works 1 (Objective)
Upholstery 2 (Essay)
Upholstery 1 (Objective)
Air-conditioning and Refrigeration 2 (Essay)
Air-conditioning and Refrigeration 1 (Objective)
Auto Body Repairs & Spray Painting 2 (Essay)
Auto Body Repairs & Spray Painting 1 (OBJ)
Insurance 2 (Essay)
Insurance 1 (Objective)
Stenography 2 (Essay)
Stenography 1(Objective)
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM
09:30 AM – 11:05 AM
11:05 AM – 11:50 AM
09:30 AM – 11:35 AM
11:35 AM – 12:15 PM
09:30 AM – 11:30 AM
11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
09:30 AM – 11:30 AM
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
09:30 AM  – 11:30 AM
11:30 AM  – 12:20 PM
09:30 AM  – 11:30 AM
11:30 AM  – 12:20 PM
09:30 AM  – 11:30 AM
11:30 AM  – 12:20 PM
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
03:00 PM – 03:45 PM
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
02:00 PM – 03:30 PM
03:30 PM – 04:30 PM
02:00 PM – 03:30 PM
03:30 PM – 04:30 PM
02:30 PM – 04:30 PM
04:30 PM – 05:20 PM
09:30 AM – 10:10 AM
10:10 AM – 10:50 AM
Friday, 23rd June 2023Cosmetology 2 (Essay)
Cosmetology 1 (Objective)
Block Laying,Bricklaying&ConcreteWorks2(ESS)
Block Laying, Bricklaying & Concrete Works 1 (OBJ)
Catering Craft Practice 2 (Essay)
Catering Craft Practice 1 (Objective)
Machine Woodworking 2 (Essay)
Machine Woodworking 1 (Objective)
Plumbing and Pipe Fitting 2 (Essay)
Plumbing and Pipe Fitting 1 (Objective)
Photography 3 (Alternative to Practical Work)
Carpentry and Joinery 2 (Essay)
Carpentry and Joinery 1 (Objective)
Printing Craft Practice 2 (Essay)
Printing Craft Practice 1 (Objective)
Tourism 2 (Essay)
Tourism 1 (Objective)
Garment Making 2 (Essay)
Garment Making 1 (Objective)
Painting and Decorating 2 (Essay)
Painting and Decorating 1 (Objective)
Dyeing and Bleaching 2 (Essay)
Dyeing and Bleaching 1 (Objective)
Furniture Making 2 (Essay)
Furniture Making 1 (Objective)
Automobile Parts Merchandising 2 (Essay)
Automobile Parts Merchandising 1 (Objective)
Stenography 3(Shorthand & Word Processing)
09:30 AM – 10:50 AM
10:50 AM – 11:30 AM
09:30 AM  – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM  – 11:15 AM
09:30 AM  – 10:20 AM
10:20 AM – 11:00 AM
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
09:30 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
09:30 AM – 12:30 PM
09:30 AM – 11:00 AM
11:00 AM  – 11:45 AM
09:30 AM – 11:00 AM
11:00 AM  – 11:45 AM
09:30 AM – 11:20 AM
11:20 AM  – 12:00 PM
09:30 AM  – 10:10 AM
10:10 AM  – 10:55 AM
09:30 AM – 11:30 AM
11:30 AM  – 12:30 PM
09:30 AM  – 11:10 AM
11:10 AM  – 11:55 AM
09:30 AM – 11:30 AM
11:30 AM  – 12:15 PM
09:30 AM – 11:30 AM
11:30 AM  – 12:20 PM
03:00 PM – 04:38 PM
WAEC Timetable 2023

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20 thoughts on “WAEC Timetable 2023 (+PDF Free Download)”

  1. Ok but not satisfied, i want the original weac timetable for Art’s student and the compulsory subject for Art’s student. Thanks.

  2. Good evening
    Please i want the waec timetable for science student and the compulsory subjects for the exam

    Thank you

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