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, and today, 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 one of the best in recent years.
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.
Candidates are advised to start checking their results within the next 24 hours.
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