The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has released the 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations, WASSCE, results.
The Council stated that it was able to surmount challenges of insecurity, and cash policy among others, via technological innovation that saw over 91 percent of candidates’ results released 44 days after the examination ended.
WAEC’s Head of Nigeria Office, Mr. Patrick Areghan, said this at a briefing on Monday, at the body’s national office, Yaba, Lagos.
His word: “Gentlemen of the media, with joy in my heart and gratitude to God Almighty, I, on behalf of the Registrar to Council, the Management and Staff of the West African Examinations Council, WAEC, Nigeria, welcome you to this press briefing to announce the release of the results of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, for school candidates, 2023 in Nigeria.
“Out of a total of 1,613,733 candidates that sat for the examination, the results of 262,803 candidates are being withheld due to reports of cases of examination malpractice.”
Check Results Here As WAEC Releases 2023 Results, Withholds Over 200,000 Others
Mr. Areghan explained that out of the total of 1,613,733 candidates that sat the examination, 1,361,608 candidates, representing 84.38%, obtained credit and above in a minimum of any five subjects, with or without English Language and/ or Mathematics.
He added that 1,287,920 candidates, representing 79.81%, obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.
How to Check WAEC Results with SMS
1. Using your mobile device, Type WAEC*ExamNo*PIN*ExamYear
2. Send to 32327
3. You will receive a message instantly containing your WAEC statement of result.
Please note, only MTN, Glo & Airtel Subscribers can actually check their WAEC Results using this SMS method.
Note: If you did not receive your WAEC result via SMS, kindly repeat this step again.
SMS Charges will be applied when checking your WASSCE result using text messages.
You will need to have purchased the WAECDirect Scratch card in order to check your result via text message. The scratch card pin is what is needed in the PIN section of the SMS you will send to 32327.
How to Check via the Website
To check your WAEC Result, visit www.waecdirect.org and login. Please note: you may need a WAEC scratch card to check. Follow the procedures below to check your WAEC result 2023.
1. Login to WAEC Result Checker Website www.waecdirect.org.
2. Enter your Examination Number
3. Select Examination Type e.g May/June
4. Select Exams Year e.g 2023
5. Click on Check Result.
How to Check Via Serial Number
1. Firstly, ensure your mobile phone is internet enabled.
2. Then you visit www.waecdirect.org
3. Enter your 10-digit Examination number,
4. Enter Serial Number
5. Enter Examination year and
6. Click on Check my WAEC Result.
BY IYABO AINA
Publisher Of News Rain Nigeria