The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Tuesday announced the release of its January/February series of the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
This was disclosed by the council’s Head of National Office (HNO) Adenipekun who announced the release in Lagos.
According to him, 11,721 candidates registered for the examination, while 11,307 actually sat for the test.
The breakdown of candidates’ performances revealed that 8,113 candidates obtained credits and above in two subjects. 6,375 others obtained credits and above in three subjects, while 4,762 candidates obtained credits and above in four subjects.
3,263 candidates obtained credits and above in five subjects, while 2,010 others obtained credits and above in six subjects. 1,937 candidates, representing 17.13 per cent, obtained the minimum of credits in five subjects and above, including English Language and Mathematics.
It was equally disclosed that the results of 1,021 candidates were withheld in connection with various reported cases of examination malpractice by the affected candidates.
He said the cases were being investigated and that reports of the investigations would be presented to the appropriate committee of the council in due course, for consideration.
Candidates are to proceed to the official website of WAEC: https://www.waecdirect.org/ to check their results.
How to Check WAEC 2018 Nov/Dec GCE Result Online
1. Go to WAEC result checking portal @ www.waecdirect.org.
2. Enter your 10-digit WAEC Examination Number. (This is your 7-Digit centre number followed by your 3-digit candidate number eg. 4123456789)
3. Enter the 4 digits of your Examination Year eg. 2018
4. Select the Type of Examination i.e. PRIVATE CANDIDATE RESULT
5. Enter the Card Serial Number found on the reverse side of your Scratch card.
6. Enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your Scratch card
7. Click Submit and wait for the results window to come up
How to Check WAEC 2018 GCE Nov/Dec Result via SMS.
In case you want to check your 2018 WAEC GCE result via sms, use the short code format below:
WAEC*ExamNo*PIN*ExamYear To short-code 32327 (MTN, Airtel & Glo subscribers)
For example -: WAEC*4250101001*123456789012*2013
Note: Ensure you adhere strictly to the format above. There should be no space in the message.
Wait for your result to be delivered to your phone via SMS. (SMS Cost N30 Only)
Hint: you can only use your result checker 5 times, so be wise!
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