The West African Examinations Council WAEC has released the results of the recently concluded 2017 WASSCE.
WAEC announced the development Monday through its twitter handle @waecnigeria.
Some the tweets gave some insight into in the better performances recorded in this year’s examination by the candidates
The tweets read thus: “The results of the WASSCE for School Candidates, 2017 has been released
“1,567,016 candidates registered for the examination, out of which 1,559,162 candidates sat the examination
“Of the total no. of candidates that sat the exam, 829,853 were male & 729,309 were female, rep. 53.22% & 46.27% respectively.
“Out of the total no. of candidates that sat the exam, 1,471,151, rep. 94.36% have their results fully processed & released
“95,734 candidates, rep. 5.64% have a few of their subjects still being processed due to errors traceable to the candidates.
“Such errors are being corrected & the results will be fully processed and released subsequently
“1,490,356 candidates, representing 95.59% obtained credits and above in two (2) subjects.
“1,436,024 candidates, representing 92.44% obtained credits and above in three (3) subjects
“1,357,193 candidates, representing 87.05% obtained credits and above in four (4) subjects
“1,243,772 candidates, representing 79.77% obtained credits and above in five (5) subjects
“1,084,214 candidates, representing 69.54% obtained credits and above in six (6) subjects.
“923,486 candidates, rep. 59.22%, obtained minimum of credits in 5 subjects & above, including English Language & Mathematics
“The %age(percentage) of candidates in this category in the WASSCE for School Candidates in 2015 & 2016 was 38.68% & 52.97%, respectively.
“214,952 candidates’ results, rep. 13.79% are being withheld in connection with various reported cases of exam malpractice.
“The cases are being investigated & reports of the investigations will be presented to the NEC in due course for consideration.
“The Committee’s decisions will be communicated to the affected candidates through their schools
“Candidates who sat the exam will be able to check their results via http://www.waecdirect.org within the next few hours.
“The Result checker PIN and Serial Number are contained on the CIVAMPENS Card issued to all candidates.”