The West African Assessment Council (WAEC) states its elderly secondary certification test (SSCE) will quickly be transformed to a computer-based examination 2020 waec runz.
Talking at a press conference on Tuesday, Olu Adenipekun, the council's head of Nigeria national office, claimed the CBT examination would begin with its unbiased questions.
" In around 2 weeks, we should be ending mounting all the essential software application and also backups in our brand-new CBT centre with a 600-seat capability.
" In fact, we want various other stakeholders-- company individuals and also organisations-- to join hands with us in establishing CBT centres nationwide, in schools as well as various other locations, but I intend to state WAEC goes to the leading edge for this task."
Adenipekun claimed the intro of CBT would certainly be a progressive process to allow students to get aware of using computer systems for examinations.
" However, where any colleges feel they have been training their trainees on just how to apply the computer systems extremely well and also for that reason want us to find as well as carry out such a test utilizing the computer systems, why not? We will certainly do it," he described.
" That is why I state, for us to be able to introduce the CBT examination for our exams, it will take combined efforts of everyone-- institutions, WAEC as well as other tricks stakeholders."
Providing data of the January/February First Series WASSCE for exclusive prospects released, he said 12,202 candidates signed up for the assessment as against the 11,721 prospects that signed up in 2018.
Of this number, Adenipekun claimed just 3,102 prospects had credit scores and also over in a minimum of five topics consisting of English Language as well as Mathematics.
" There are 376 results, standing for 3.16 percent of the complete candidature for the assessment, being withheld about numerous reported situations of exam malpractice," claimed the exam authorities," he said.
" The situations are being investigated as well as reports of the investigations will be presented to the ideal committee of the council in due course for factor to consider. The board's decisions will certainly be connected to the influenced candidates."