Candidates who appeared for the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for School Candidates in Ghana have received provisional results from the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).
The Council in their statement said that, it will provide login information to school heads so that candidates can print their results statement.
According to the statement, candidates should inquire about their results with their school’s principal. In the meantime, the Council has made the results available online, and candidates who wish to do so can do so by visiting the Council’s website or dialing *944#
The Council also warned all stakeholders, particularly candidates, to be vigilant and avoid falling prey to scammers who offer to improve outcomes for a fee.
“Candidates should be aware that all WAEC results are safe and can be verified. Institutions are asked to double-check all results provided to them in order to uncover instances of counterfeiting “According to the statement.
“A total of 446,352 candidates from 965 schools took the exam, with 221,439 (49.6%) males and 224,913 (50.4%) females.
“The figure is up 18.8% over the previous year’s 375,763 figure.
“A total of 3,545 (0.79%) of the applicants who registered did not show up for the exam.
Thousands of WASSCE 2021 results cancelled and upheld by WAEC after releasing provisional results for candidates
Meanwhile, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has cancelled and upheld the results of thousands of candidates who took 2021 WASSCE in Ghana .
“Some pupils who sat for the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for School Candidates in Ghana had 1,339 subject results and 174 complete results cancelled.
“The results were canceled, according to WAEC, due to various examination malpractices such as introducing foreign material into the examination hall, tearing off parts of question papers, and collusion.
“The results of 3,667 candidates have also been placed in suspense pending the outcome of investigations into various incidences of examination misconduct discovered during and after the exam.
“Additionally, applicants’ scripts in various subjects from 194 schools have been withheld and are being scrutinized.
WAEC noted in a statement that “the withheld results of candidates may be revoked or issued dependent on the outcome of the investigations.