Waec Timetable for Science Student 2024

Waec Timetable for Science Student 2024: The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) exams are a crucial milestone for senior secondary school students in West Africa. As a science student, you likely have your sights set on excelling in these exams to pave the way for further education and a successful career path in science-related fields.

Having a clear understanding of the WAEC timetable is paramount for effective exam preparation. This guide delves into the WAEC timetable for science students in 2024, providing a comprehensive breakdown of exam dates and subject areas.

When is the WAEC 2024 Exam?

The WAEC 2024 examinations for senior secondary schools are scheduled to commence on Tuesday, April 30th, 2024 and will conclude on Tuesday, June 25th, 2024.

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Below is the complete WAEC Timetable for Science Students 2024/2025:

Thursday, 2nd May, 2024
Stenography 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 10:10am
Stenography 1 (Objective) 10:10am – 10:50am

Garment Making 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 10:10am
Garment Making 1 (Objective) 10:10am – 10:55am

Catering Craft Practice 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 10:20am
Catering Craft Practice 1 (Objective) 10:20am – 11:00am

Block Laying, Bricklaying and Concrete Works 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 10:30am
Block Laying, Bricklaying and Concrete Works 1 (Objective) 10:30am – 11:15am

Machine Woodworking 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 10:30am
Machine Woodworking 1 (Objective) 10:30am – 11:30am

Plumbing and Pipe Fitting 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 10:30am
Plumbing and Pipe Fitting 1 (Objective) 10:30am – 11:30am

Cosmetology 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 10:50am
Cosmetology 1 (Objective) 10:50am – 11:30am

Carpentry and Joinery 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:00am
Carpentry and Joinery 1 (Objective) 11:00am – 11:45am

Printing Craft Practice 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:00am
Printing Craft Practice 1 (Objective) 11:00am – 11:45am

Dyeing and Bleaching 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:10am
Dyeing and Bleaching 1 (Objective) 11:10am – 11:55am

Tourism 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:20 am.
Tourism 1 (Objective) 11:20am – 12:00pm

Furniture Making 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:30am
Furniture Making 1 (Objective) 11:30am – 12:15pm

Automobile Parts Merchandising 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:30am
Automobile Parts Merchandising 1 (Objective) 11:30am – 12:20pm

Painting and Decorating 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:30am
Painting and Decorating 1 (Objective) 11:30am – 12:30pm

Photography 3 (Alternative to Practical Work) 9:30am – 12:30pm

Stenography 3 (Shorthand & Word Processing) 2:00pm – 3:38pm

Store Management 2 (Essay) 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Store Management 1 (Objective) 5:30pm – 6:30pm


Friday, 3rd May, 2024

Fisheries (Alternative B) 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:30am
Fisheries (Alternative B) 1 (Objective) 11:30am – 12:10pm

Animal Husbandry (Alternative B) 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:30am
Animal Husbandry (Alternative B) 1 (Objective) 11:30am – 12:10pm

Data Processing 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:30am
Data Processing 1 (Objective) 11:30am – 12:30pm

Photography 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:30am
Photography 1 (Objective) 11:30am – 12:30pm

Auto Mechanical Work 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:45am
Auto Mechanical Work 1 (Objective) 11:45am – 12:30pm

Electrical Installation and Maintenance Work 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 10:30am (1st Set)
Electrical Installation and Maintenance Work 1 (Objective) 11:00am – 12:00pm (2n dSet)

Printing Craft Practice 3 (Practical) 9:30am – 10:30am (1st Set)
Printing Craft Practice 3 (Practical) 11:00am – 12:00pm (2nd Set)

Plumbing and Pipe Fitting 3 (Practical) 9:30am – 11:00am (1st Set)
Plumbing and Pipe Fitting 3 (Practical) 11:20pm – 1:00pm (2nd Set)

Carpentry and Joinery 3 (Practical) 9:30am – 11:30am (1st Set)
Carpentry and Joinery 3 (Practical) 12:00pm – 2:00pm (2nd Set)

Upholstery 3 (Practical) 9:30am – 11:30am (1st Set)
Upholstery 3 (Practical) 12:00pm – 2:00pm (2nd Set)

Machine Woodworking 3 (Practical) 9:30am – 11:30am (1st Set)
Machine Woodworking 3 (Practical) 12:00pm – 2:00pm (2nd Set)

Auto Body Repairs and Spray Painting 3 (Practical) 9:30am – 12:40pm (1st Set)
Auto Body Repairs and Spray Painting 3 (Practical) 1:00pm – 4:10pm (2nd Set)

Monday, 6th May, 2024
Technical Drawing 3 (Sketches, Building and Mechanical Drawing) 9:30am – 12:15pm

Tuesday, 7th May, 2024
Woodwork 3 (Practical) 9:30am – 12:30pm (1st Set)
Woodwork 3 (Practical) 1:00pm – 4:00pm (2nd Set)

Wednesday, 8th May, 2024
Computer Studies 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 10:30am
Computer Studies 1 (Objective) 10:30am – 11:30am

Thursday, 9th May, 2024

Mining 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:35am
Mining 1 (Objective) 11:35am – 12:15pm

Leather Goods Manufacturing and Repairs 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:30am
Leather Goods Manufacturing and Repairs 1 (Objective) 11:30am – 12:30pm

Garment Making 3(Alternative to Practical Work) 11:30am – 12:15pm

Friday, 10th May, 2024
Physical Education 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 10:50am
Physical Education 1 (Objective) 10:50am – 11:40am


Monday, 13th May, 2024 To Friday, 7th June, 2024
Date and time for each paper will be arranged by the Council

Monday, 13th May 2024
Health Education /Health Science 3 (Alternative to Practical Work) 9:30am – 11:15am

Basic Electricity 2 (Essay) 12:00pm – 01:00pm
Basic Electricity 1 (Objective) 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Tuesday, 14th May 2024
Agricultural Science 3 (Practical) 9:30am – 11:00am (1st Set)
Agricultural Science 3 (Practical) 11:30am – 1:00pm (2nd Set)

Hausa 2 (Essay) 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Hausa 1 (Objective) 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Igbo 2 (Essay) 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Igbo 1 (Objective) 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Yoruba 2 (Essay) 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Yoruba 1 (Objective) 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Edo 2 (Essay) 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Edo 1 (Objective) 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Efik 2 (Essay) 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Efik 1 (Objective) 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Ibibio 2 (Essay) 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Ibibio 1 (Objective) 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Wednesday, 15th May 2024
English Language 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:30am
English Language 1 (Objective) 11:30am – 12:30pm
English Language 3 (Test of Orals) 2:00pm – 2:45pm

Thursday, 16th May 2024
Chemistry 3 (Practical) (Alternative A) 9:30am – 11:30am (1st Set)
Chemistry 3 (Practical) (Alternative A) 12:00pm – 2:00pm (2nd Set)

Agricultural Science 2 (Essay) 2:00pm – 4:10pm
Agricultural Science 1 (Objective) 4:10pm – 5:00pm

Monday, 20th May 2024
Further Mathematics/Mathematics (Elective) 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 12:00pm
Further Mathematics/Mathematics (Elective) 1 (Objective) 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Tuesday, 21st May 2024
Physics 2 (Essay) 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Physics 1 (Objective) 3:30pm – 4:45pm

Wednesday, 22nd May 2024
Chemistry 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:30am
Chemistry 1 (Objective) 11:30am – 12:30pm

Thursday, 23rd May 2024
Biology 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:10am
Biology 1 (Objective) 11:10am – 12:00pm

Friday, 24th May 2024
Biology 3 (Practical) (Alternative A) 9:30am – 11:30am (1st Set)
Biology 3 (Practical) (Alternative A) 12:00pm – 2:00pm (2nd Set)

Tuesday, 28th May 2024
Physics 3 (Practical) (Alternative A) 9:30am – 12:15pm (1st Set)
Physics 3 (Practical) (Alternative A) 12:45pm – 3:30pm (2nd Set)

Wednesday, 29th May 2024
Animal Husbandry (Alternative B) 3 (Practical) 9:30am – 11:00am (1st Set)
Animal Husbandry (Alternative B) 3 (Practical) 11:30am – 1:00pm (2nd Set)

Fisheries (Alternative B) 3 (Practical) 9:30am – 11:00am (1st Set)
Fisheries (Alternative B) 3 (Practical) 11:30am – 1:00pm (2nd Set)

Thursday, 30th May 2024
General Mathematics/Mathematics (Core) 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 12:00pm
General Mathematics/Mathematics (Core) 1 (Objective) 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Friday, 31st May 2024
Geography 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:30am
Geography 1 (Objective) 11:30am – 12:30pm
Geography 3 (Practical and Physical Geography) 3:30pm – 5:20pm

Monday, 3rd June 2024
Physics 3 (Practical) (Alternative B) 9:30am – 12:15pm (1st Set)
Physics 3 (Practical) (Alternative B) 12:40pm – 3:25pm (2nd Set)

Computer Studies 3 (Practical) 9:30am – 11:30am (1st Set)
Computer Studies 3 (Practical) 12:40pm – 2:40pm (2nd Set)

Tuesday, 4th June 2024
Economics 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:30am
Economics 1 (Objective) 11:30am – 12:30pm

Wednesday, 5th June 2024
Christian Religious Studies 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:30am
Christian Religious Studies 1 (Objective) 11:30am – 12:30pm

Islamic Studies 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:30am
Islamic Studies 1 (Objective) 11:30am – 12:20pm

Friday, 7th June 2024
Civic Education 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:30am
Civic Education 1 (Objective) 11:30am – 12:30pm

Monday, 10th June 2024
Metalwork 3 (Practical) 9:30am – 12:40pm (1st Set)
Metalwork 3 (Practical) 1:00pm – 4:10pm (2nd Set)

Tuesday, 11th June 2024
Visual Art 2 (Essay) 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Visual Art 1 (Objective) 4:00pm – 4:50pm

Wednesday, 12th June 2024
Visual Art 3A (Drawing) 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Friday, 14th June 2024
Health Education /Health Science 2 (Essay) 9:30am – 11:00am
Health Education /Health Science 1 (Objective) 11:00am – 12:00pm

Auto Mechanics 3 (Practical) 9:30am – 11:30am (1st Set)
Auto Mechanics 3 (Practical) 12:00pm – 2:00pm (2nd Set)

Technical Drawing 2 (Essay) 3:30pm – 5:15pm
Technical Drawing 1 (Objective) 5:15pm – 6:15pm

Monday, 17th June 2024

Tuesday, 18th June 2024

Wednesday, 19th June 2024

Thursday, 20th June 2024
Chemistry 3 (Practical) (Alternative B) 9:30am – 11:30am (1st Set)
Chemistry 3 (Practical)(Alternative B) 12:00pm – 2:00pm (2nd Set)

Visual Art 3B (Creative Design) 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Monday, 24th June 2024
Woodwork 2 (Essay and Design) 2:00pm – 4:20pm
Woodwork 1 (Objective) 4:20pm – 5:00pm


By leveraging the official WAEC timetable, implementing these study strategies, and maintaining a positive and well-rested outlook, you can approach your WAEC science exams with confidence. Remember, thorough preparation is the key to unlocking your full potential and achieving academic success.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q: What if I miss an exam due to unforeseen circumstances?

A: It’s crucial to contact WAEC or your exam center coordinator immediately to inquire about the possibility of a re-sit exam. However, specific procedures and eligibility for re-sits will be determined by WAEC regulations.

Q: How can I manage exam anxiety on the day?

A: Practice relaxation techniques like deep breathing and meditation before and during the exam. Focus on what you know, and don’t dwell on areas of uncertainty. If you get stuck on a question, move on and come back to it later if time allows. Remember, staying calm and collected will allow you to think clearly and perform to your full potential.

Q: What are some additional tips for success on the day of the exam?

A: Arrive at the exam venue early to avoid last-minute stress. Ensure you have all necessary materials like pens, pencils, an eraser, a calculator (if permitted), and a ruler. Double-check the exam venue and timings beforehand to avoid any confusion.

Q: Where can I find past WAEC question papers?

A: The WAEC website (https://www.waecnigeria.org/) is an excellent resource for downloading past question papers for each science subject. Additionally, some educational websites and bookstores may offer collections of past WAEC question papers.

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