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WAEC Releases The 2021 WASSCE Results

The recent announcement made by the WAEC in an interview on Monday shows that the examination body had released the 2021 WASSCE results.

According to the examination body ( WAEC), a total of 1,274,784 candidates out of the registered 1,560,261 candidates that participated in the examination had credit passes in compulsory subjects especially Mathematics, English language and Civic education.

This shows a percentage of 81.7 percent pass rate in the 2021 WASSCE conducted in 19,425 WAEC approved secondary schools in Nigeria alone.

According to WAEC, the results of the 2021 WASSCE is the best so far in the past 10 years and the head of WAEC head of office in Nigeria, Mr Patrick Areghan pointed out that he is delighted with the improvements in the WASSCE as it proves that the education in Nigeria is on the path to success.

Mr Patrick Areghan who dropped the announcement in Yaba, Lagos State made the following statement,

“ A total of One Million, Two Hundred and Seventy Four Thousand, Seven Hundred and Eighty-Four (1,274,784) candidates were able to obtain credit passes in the 5 must compulsory subjects including English language and mathematics;  this statistics represents a pass rate of 81.7 per cent.

“Of this number, a total of 630,138 which represents 49.43 per cent were male candidates, while 644,646, that is 50.57 per cent were female candidates.

“ The percentage of students who were able to obtain credit scores in their exams especially in the 5 compulsory subjects was 65.24%.
and this proves that a 16.42 per cent improvement was made this year.

Mr Patrick pointed out that the federal and state governments among the 5 WAEC member countries ( Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Ghana and The Gambia) were responsible for the improvement in the 2021 WASSCE Results.

When speaking on the Challenges faced during the examination, Mr Patrick explained that the IPOB’s Sit-At-Home order, terrorism, kidnapping, Covid-19 protocols and Banditry made the examination more difficult for students and the WAEC body itself

According to Mr Patrick, the results of 170,146 2021 WAEC candidates were seized by the organisation because of the reported examination malpractices going on in their examination centres.

How To Check Your Waec Result

Login to the WAEC result checking portal www.waecdirect.com .

Input your 10-digit WAEC Examination Number.- This consists of the 7-Digit centre number while the last 3-digit is the candidate’s exam number; for example, (4123456025)

Input your examination year in the space provided eg. 2021.

Select the Type of Examination.

Input the E-PIN Voucher Number given to you.

Enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your e-PIN.

Finally, click on submit and wait till the results are displayed on the screen.

According to reports from BBC, WAEC had revealed that the certificates of the WAEC candidates would be ready in the next 90 days .

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