The West African Examination Council (WAEC) just released the WAEC result for students who participated in the 2020 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate (WASSCE) which was concluded on Saturday 12th September 2020 is out.
Having known that, the question on whether WASSCE 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 “I want to check my waec result”.
The steps on how to check the result will be explained in details 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 result online and through SMS.
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Note: Candidates who are not indebted to the council will be able to access and check their results online, using the result checker PIN on their smart identity cards used during the conducts of the examination
How to Check WAEC Result via online platform
It is important for you 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 error.
The steps below will guide you on how to check your result through WAEC portal:
- Log on to West African Examination Council (WAEC) 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. 2020
- 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
WAEC Result Scratch Card
The Result Checker PIN and Serial Number required by the candidates to check their results online are conbtained on the candidate’s Smart Identity Card used during the conduct of the examination.
How to Access WAEC Result via SMS
Send SMS in the format below:
- To short-code 32327 (MTN, Celtel & Glo subscribers)
- For example -:
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).
WAEC Result Statistics
Lastly, the performance rate or statistics of 2020 SSCE showed an increase when compared to 2019. The performance rate was released by Head of National Office (HNO) at West African Examination Council (WAEC) test and training center Ogba in Lagos.
Mr Adenipekun said that 1,338,348 candidates, representing 86.99 per cent, obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects (i.e. with or without English Language and/or Mathematics). Furthermore, 1,003,668 candidates representing 65.24%, obtained credits and above in minimum of five (5) subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.
It was also said that the results of 215,149 candidates, representing 13.98% of the total number that sat the examination are being witheld in connection with various reported cases on 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.