How To Check WAEC Result 2023 Online And Phone May/June

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) just released the results of students who participated in the 2023 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate (WASSCE) which was concluded on Friday 23rd June 2023 is out. So, all candidates can now check their results online or through their mobile phones.

Having known that, the question of whether the result has been released or not has been answered. However, the major focus of this article is to help students on how to check the result and this will put a stop to their questions.

The steps on how to check the result will be explained in detail as I proceed and more importantly, the performance rate will also be shared.

Now to the main purpose of this article which is how to access your results online and through SMS.

Read: Facts about WAEC Upgrade

You need to know that your examination number, serial number on your scratch card, and PIN on your card are what you need to access it. Ensure that you enter all your details correctly to avoid errors.

WAEC Portal

The steps below will guide you on how to check your result through WAEC portal:

  • Log on to West African Examination Council (WAEC) checker website https://www.waecdirect.org/
  • Enter your 10-digit WAEC Examination Number. (This is your 7-Digit centre number followed by your 3-digit candidate number eg. 4123456789)
  • Enter the 4 digits of your Examination Year eg. 2022
  • Select the Type of Examination
  • Enter the Card Serial Number found on the reverse side of your Scratch card.
  • Enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your Scratch card
  • Click Submit and wait for the results window to come up

The Result Checker PIN and Serial Number required by the candidates to check their results online are contained on the candidate’s Smart Identity Card i.e scratch card used during the conduct of the examination.

Using Phone

Below is the procedure to follow to access your WAEC result through your phone:

Send SMS using your phone in the format below:

  • WAEC*ExamNo*PIN*ExamYear
  • To short-code 32327 (MTN, Celtel & Glo subscribers)
  • For example -:
  • WAEC*4250101001*123456789012*2022

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).


Lastly, the performance rate or statistics of 2023 SSCE showed an improvement when compared to 2022. The performance rate was released by the Head of National Office (HNO) at the West African Examination Council (WAEC) test and training center Ogba in Lagos.

Mr. Patrick Areghan said that 1,361,608 candidates, representing 84.38 percent, obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects (i.e. with or without English Language and/or Mathematics). Furthermore, 1,287,920 candidates representing 79.81%, obtained credits and above in a minimum of five (5) subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.

It was also said that the results of 262,803 candidates, representing 16.29% of the total number that sat the examination are being withheld in connection with various reported cases of examination malpractice.

If you have any problem checking your WAEC result online or through SMS, don’t hesitate to leave a comment in the box below. We are always ready to help.

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Bolarinwa Olajire

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