WAEC: 7 Simple steps to check 2020 WASSCE results online

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the 2020 WASSCE results with the portal for checking also opened.

Patrick Areghan, WAEC Head of National Office, via the WAEC official Twitter handle @waecnigeria, had announced the release of the results Monday, November 2, 2020.

Areghan disclosed that 1,549,740 candidates originally registered for the 2020 examination, whereas 1,538,445 candidates eventually sat the examinations.

The examinations recorded 780,660 of the candidates as males, and 757,785 females, representing 50.74 percent and 49.26 percent respectively

He said: “The results of 215,149 candidates, representing 13.98 per cent of the total number of candidates that sat the examination, are being withheld in connection with various reported cases of examination malpractice.

“The cases are being investigated and reports of the investigations will be presented to the appropriate Committee of the Council for determination in due course.”

“The examination was also administered to candidates from some schools in the Benin Republic, Ivory Coast, and Equatorial Guinea where the Nigeria curriculum for Senior Secondary School is being used.”

On how to check WASSCE results on the Net, the Council says for candidates who sat the 2020 examinations, there is a step-by-step format to check the results.

Candidates are urged to get the result checker pin and serial number in the smart identity card they used during the WAEC examinations.

Below details how candidates can check the 2020 WAEC results:

  1. Visit WAEC’s result checking portal: https://www.waecdirect.org
  2. Input or enter your WAEC Examination Number in the column provided for such.
  3. Pick your Examinator Year.
  4. Select your Examination Type. In this case, it is the “school candidate result.”
  5. Go ahead and enter the Card Serial Number.
  6. After this, enter the Card PIN afterwards.
  7. Once done, click on the “Submit” button. This will enable you to get your 2020 WAEC result.

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