The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has announced the release of the results for the 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates. The announcement was made by the Head of Nigeria’s Office (HNO) of WAEC, Patrick Areghan, in Lagos.
According to him, there is improvement in pass rate by candidates as a total of 1,361,608 candidates, representing 84.38 per cent, obtained credit and above in a minimum of five subjects with or without English Language or Mathematics while 1,287,920 candidates, representing 79.81 per cent of the total candidates, obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
The examination body said out of a total of 1,613,733 candidates that sat the examination, the results of 262,803 candidates are being withheld “due to reports of cases of examination malpractice.” WAEC, also revealed that the release of results for the 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, can now be accessed alongside the certificate of candidates who took the examination. Candidates who sat the examination should follow the procedure below to check their results;
>Log on to https://www.waecdirect.org/
>Enter Examination number
>Select Examination year as 2023
>Select Examination type as SCHOOL CANDIDATES RESULT
>Enter your PIN and serial number
>Then click on submit to view your results