Official: WAEC releases 2020 GBCE Timetable for August

The council further revealed that the subject results of 417 candidates have been cancelled for “bringing foreign materials into the examination hall and engaging in collusion
Waec Ghana Office, Accra

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the official 2020 GBCE timetable for the conduct of the May/June examination scheduled for August 5, 2020.

According to WAEC, the General Business Certificate Examination is available to both school and private candidates, i.e. candidates attending schools that prepare them for the examination and candidates who study privately towards the examination.

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) GBCE May/June is usually conducted by in May/June each year for both Single Subject and Group Entry.

The Council, however, postponed the conduct of the GBCE May/June examination amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that has halted many academic activities in the country.

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WAEC in a statement copied to announcing the postponement of the GBCE May/June assured it would at the appropriate time communicate the GBCE timetable for the relevant stakeholders and the general public.

Download 2020 GBCE timetable for May/June

As part of the effort to help the 2020 BECE candidates, we have made the GBCE timetable downloadable here.

Wednesday5th August, 20200208/2Information Technology 2 (Essay)2 hours8:30 a.m – 10:30 a.m
Thursday6th August, 20200213/20213/1Social Studies 2 (Essay) Social Studies 1 (Objective)3 hours50 minutes8:30 a.m – 11:30 a.m1:00 p.m – 1:50 p.m
Friday7th August, 20200212/0Typewriting        (1st Set)(2nd Set)2 hours 40 mins.2 hours 40 mins.8:30 a.m – 11:10 a.m12:00 noon – 2:40 p.m
Monday10th August, 20200214/1Integrated Science 1(Obj.& Essay)2 hours 30 mins.8:30 a.m – 11:00 a.m
0214/2Integrated Science 2 (Test ofPractical Work)2 hours1:00 p.m – 3:00 p.m
Tuesday11th August, 20200210/1Office Practice 1 (Essay)2 hours 30 mins.8:30 a.m – 11:00 a.m
0210/2Office Practice 2 (Obj. & Case Study)2 hours1:00 p.m – 3:00 p.m
Wednesday12th August, 20200206/3English Language 3 (Oral)(1st Set) (2nd Set)30 minutes30 minutes8:30 a.m – 9:00 a.m9:30 a.m – 10:00 a.m
Thursday13th August, 20200211/0Shorthand (80wpm)1 hour 10 mins.8:30 a.m – 9:40 a.m
Friday14th August, 20200202/2Mathematics 2 (Essay)2 hours 30 mins.8:30 a.m – 11:00 a.m
0202/1Mathematics 1 (Objective)1 hour 30 mins.1:00 p.m – 2:30 p.m
Monday17th August, 20200207/1Financial Accounting 1 (Essay)2 hours 30 mins.8:30 a.m – 11:00 a.m
0207/2Financial Accounting 2 (Objective)1 hour1:00 p.m – 2:00 p.m
Tuesday18th August, 20200206/1English Language 1 (Essay)3 hours8:30 a.m – 11:30 a.m
0206/2English Language 2 (Objective)1 hour1:00 p.m – 2:00 p.m
Thursday20th August, 20200203/1Commerce1 (Essay)2 hours 30 mins.8:30 a.m – 11:00 a.m
0203/2Commerce 2 (Objective)1 hour1:00 p.m – 2:00 p.m
Monday24th August, 20200209/1Marketing 1 (Essay)2 hours8:30 a.m – 10:30 a.m
0209/2Marketing 2 (Obj. & Case Study)2 hours1:00 p.m – 3:00 p.m
Wednesday26th August, 20200204/1Cost Accounting 1 (Essay)2 hours 30 mins.8:30 a.m – 11:00 a.m
0204/2Cost Accounting 2 (Objective)1 hour1:00 p.m – 2:00 p.m
Friday28th August, 20200208/1Information Technology 1 (Practical)                  (1stSet)(2nd Set)2 hours2 hours8:30 a.m – 10:30 a.m12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m
Monday31st August, 20200201/1Business Law 1 (Essay)2 hours 30 mins.8:30 a.m – 11:00 a.m
0201/2Business Law 2 (Objective)1 hour1:00 p.m – 2:00 p.m
Wednesday2ndSeptember, 20200205/1Economics 1 (Essay)3 hours8:30 a.m – 11:30 a.m
0205/2Economics 2 (Objective)1 hour1:00 p.m – 2:00 p.m


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Where the duration indicated on the question paper differs from that on the timetable, the one on the question paper should be followed.

Blind and deaf candidates are to be allowed one and a half (1 ½) times the time allotted to other candidates.



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