Tuesday, 18 July 2017

WAEC 2017 Result is out– Over 214,952 Results Withheld

The West Africa Examination Council WAEC has finally released the long awaiting  2017 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) Results.
The head of the Nigeria National Office of WAEC made this known at a press briefing at the Council’s office in Yaba Lagos.
According to him, out of the total number of candidates that sat the examination, 1,471,151 (One Million Four Hundred and Seventy One Thousand One Hundred and Fifty One) candidates, representing 94.36% have their results fully processed and released, while 95,734 (Ninety Five Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty Four) candidates, representing 5.64% have a few of their subjects still being processed due to errors traceable to the candidates in the course of registration or writing the examination.
He mentioned that a total of 923,486 (Nine Hundred and Twenty Three Thousand Four Hundred and Eighty Six) candidates, representing 59.22%, obtained minimum of credits in five (5) subjects and above, including English Language and Mathematics.
He observed that 59.22%, percent performance of candidates that obtained five (5) credits and above including English Language and Mathematics in the WASSCE for School Candidates represents an improvement to the result in 2015 and 2016 which was 38.68% and 52.97%, respectively.

However, the results of 214,952 (Two Hundred and Fourteen Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty Two) candidates, representing 13.79% of the total candidature for the examination are being withheld for further investigation in connection with various cases of examination malpractice.
He advised candidates who sat the examination to check the details of their performance on the Council’s official website within the next few hours with the result checker PIN and Serial Number which are contained on the flip side of the candidates’ CIVAMPENS Card issued to all candidates by WAEC.

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