The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Nigeria, has announced the release of the results of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates (WAEC GCE), 2022- Second Series.
It was reported that 77,768 candidates registered for the examination, while Seventy-Three Thousand, Four Hundred and Twenty-Four (73,424) candidates sat the examination at Six Hundred and Thirty-Eight (638) centres spread across the nooks and crannies of the country.
Of the total number of 73,424 candidates that sat the examination, Thirty-Six Thousand, One Hundred and Forty-One (36,141) were males while Thirty-Seven Thousand, Two Hundred and Eighty-Three (37,283) were females, representing 49.22% and 50.78%, respectively.
Amongst the 73,424 candidates that sat the examination, One Hundred and Forty-Three (143) were candidates with varying degrees of special needs. Out of this number, Forty-Four (44) were visually challenged, Sixteen (16) had impaired hearing. Nineteen (19) were Albinos and Nine (9) were physically challenged. All these candidates were adequately provided for in the administration of the examination.
72,265 candidates, representing 98.42%, have their results fully processed and released. In contrast, One Thousand, One Hundred and Fifty-Nine (1,159) candidates, representing 1.58%, have a few of their subjects still being processed due to some errors on the part of the candidates. However, efforts are being made to complete the processing to enable all the affected candidates get their full results.
Forty-Two Thousand, Four Hundred and Five (42,405) candidates representing 57.75%, obtained credit and above in a minimum of five (5) subjects (with or without English Language and/or Mathematics); Thirty Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty-Four (30,954) candidates representing 42.16%, obtained credit and above in a minimum of five (5) subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.
The results of 7,871 candidates, representing 10.72% of the total number of candidates that sat the examination, are being withheld in connection with various reported cases of examination malpractice.
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 the Examination year as 2022
- Select Examination type as PRIVATE CANDIDATES
- Enter your PIN and serial number
- Then click on submit to view your results