Hello Folks, In this article, I will share the latest WAEC Government Syllabus. Note that the syllabus uploaded on the platform is up-to-date i.e the updated version. The West African Examination Council created this syllabus for candidates planning to write the senior secondary school examination, be it the private examination (first and second series) or school examination.
The Waec Government Syllabus is a document that outlines everything that will be covered in the examination or class. As a student, Go through the topics and look for a different textbook to read and practice. Also, test your ability or how prepared you are using the online Waec government past question and answer.
How to use WAEC Government Syllabus 2023/2024
- Download the PDF version of the syllabus
- Look for different Government textbook
- Search for the topic in the textbook. Read, meditate and assimilate on what you’ve read
- Also, Look for WAEC Government Series (Past Question) and treat it to know how well you’ve prepared.
WAEC Government Syllabus 2023/2024
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
This syllabus aims at assessing the candidates’ ability to
- Define the concepts of Government and show their understanding of its principles, institutions, and processes.
- Recognize their role as an informed citizens and their contributions towards the achievement of national development.
- Evaluate the successes, failures, and problems of governments in West Africa.
- Analyse the constitutional developments and processes of colonial and post-independent government.
- Appreciate the role of their country as a member of the international community.
SCHEME OF THE EXAMINATIONS
There will be two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2, both of which must be taken. Papers 1 and 2 will be composite and will be taken at one sitting.
PAPER 1: This will consist of fifty multiple-choice objective questions drawn from the entire
syllabus. Candidates will be required to answer all the questions in 1 hour for 40 marks.
PAPER 2: This will be a 2-hour essay type test consisting of two sections, Sections A and B as follows:
Section A: Elements of Government
Shall contain five questions out of which candidates shall be required to attempt any two.
Section B: Political and Constitutional Developments in West Africa and International Relations
Shall contain sets of five questions each; one set for one member country. Each candidate is to answer two questions chosen from the set on the country in which he/she is taking the examination.
The paper shall carry 60 marks.
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