Waec scheme for science
CORE SCIENCE SCHEME OF EXAMINATION
There shall be three papers, Papers 1, 2 and 3 all of which must be taken. Papers 1 and 2
will be a composite paper to be taken at one sitting.
PAPER 1: Will comprise sixty multiple choice objective questions lasting 1 hour and carrying 50 marks. Candidates will be required to answer all the questions.
PAPER 2: Will consist of two sections, Sections A and Section B. Section A will have four or five short structured questions lasting 30 minutes and
carrying 20 marks.
Section B will consist of four essay questions. Candidates will be required to answer any two of the questions in 60 minutes for 50 marks.
PAPER 3: Will consist of four to six compulsory questions on test of practical work.
It will last 2 hours and carry 80 marks.
Only the scheme of the examination was revised. The content of the syllabus itself remains the
same. Consequently, no sample questions were developed.
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