You are at the Headquarters of The West African Examinations Council, Africa’s Foremost Examining Body.

Our Vision

To be a world class examining body, adding value to the educational goals of its stakeholders.

Our Mission

To remain Africa’s foremost examining body, providing qualitative and reliable educational assessment, encouraging academic and moral excellence, and promoting sustainable human resource development and international co-operation.

What We Do

WAEC has been around for seven decades partnering with governments, ministries of education, government agencies, non-governmental organisations, educational institutions, and reputable examining boards to provide standard-based educational services that satisfy a wide range of needs of its numerous stakeholders, worldwide.

We adopt best practices in our operations and deploy ICT for quality assurance, standard maintenance, and perpetual relevance in the contemporary world of technology-driven testing.

You are cordially invited to take advantage of our Consultancy Services available in all WAEC member countries where experts in diverse fields will attend to your needs in the best way possible and at the most competitive cost you can imagine.

With the facilities on our site, stakeholders in education are assured of easy, fast, and convenient access to information about WAEC. Through the site, you may choose to link up with any office of WAEC for your inquiries, requests, and comments. You may also showcase on this site your institutions, products, and services that are relevant to the goals and aspirations of stakeholders in education.

Whichever way you choose to identify with us, you are guaranteed EXCELLENCE – the hallmark of WAEC for 71 years and still counting.

You are heartily welcome.