West African Examinations Council (WAEC) GCE Result Statistics

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has publisized the results of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, 2023 – First Series. The announcement came from Patrick E. Areghan, the Head of the National Office WAEC, Nigeria.

Candidate Statistics and Withheld Results

Out of the 8,348 candidates who took the examination, 4,161 were male (49.84%) and 4,187 were female (50.16%). However, 413 candidates, accounting for 4.95% of the total, have had their results withheld due to allegations of examination malpractice. Investigations are underway, and the findings will be submitted to the appropriate Council committee for further action.

Checking Results and Obtaining Certificates

Candidates can check their results on the official WAEC website, www.waecdirect.org. They will also need to apply for their certificates online via the WAEC Certificate Request Portal (e-Certman) at https://certrequest.waec.ng/.

Performance Statistics

An analysis of the candidates’ performance shows that 2,960 candidates (35.46%) obtained credit and above in a minimum of five subjects (with or without English Language and/or Mathematics). Additionally, 2,003 candidates (23.99%) achieved credit and above in a minimum of five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.

Special Needs Candidates

Among the participants, 27 candidates with varying degrees of special needs were registered for the examination, including eight visually challenged candidates, two with impaired hearing, and four albinos. All special needs candidates received adequate support during the administration of the examination.

Candidates who participated in the WASSCE Private Candidates 2023 – First Series are encouraged to carefully review their results and take the necessary actions as required.

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This article originally appeared in www.myschoolgist.com

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