The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced the release of the 2021 results of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination for School Candidates. The announcement was made by the Head of the Nigeria National Office, Mr Patrick Areghan.
According to him, the results are coming exactly 45 days after the conduct of the last paper (October 8, 2021 to Monday, November 22, 2021)
A total of 1,274,784 candidates, representing 81.7 percent of the total 1,560,261 candidates that sat the examination were said to have secured credit pass in five subjects including English and Mathematics. This puts this year’s results as arguably the best in the last decade.
Out of the 1,274,784 candidates, Six Hundred and Thirty Thousand, One Hundred and Thirty-Eight (630,138) i.e. 49.43% were male candidates, while Six Hundred and Forty-Four Thousand, Six Hundred and Forty Six (644,646) i.e. 50.57% were female candidates.
The results of 170,146 candidates, representing 10.9 per cent of the total candidates, are currently being withheld in connection with various reported cases of examination malpractice. He said the decision of the appropriate committee will be communicated to the affected candidates through their various schools.
He further disclosed that from 2022 the registration fee will be N18,000 and lamed this on the coronavirus pandemic, rising inflation rates, and the biting insecurity.
This is as the examination body has declared that no candidate sponsored by any state government that is owing it would have access to his or her results.
How to check 2021 May/June result
- 1) Candidates should visit WAEC 2021 result checking portal at https://www.waecdirect.org.
- 2) Candidates should enter the WAEC Examination Number in the required column.
- 3) Select your Examination Year i.e. 2021.
- 4) Select your Examination Type which is SCHOOL CANDIDATE RESULT.
- 5) Enter the Card Serial Number.
- 6) Enter the Card PIN.
- 7) Candidates should click the “Submit” button to get their 2021 WAEC Result