WAEC Releases 2021 BECE Results

WAEC Releases 2021 BECE Results

 

 

The results of candidates who sat for the 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) have been released by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC). This was announced in a statement by the exam management body released today, the Monday, February 28, 2022. The council will dispatch the results

 

to the schools through Metropolitan/ Municipal/District Directors of Education. Meanwhile, the council has hosted the results online and candidates who desire, may also access their results online at the Council’s website www.waecgh.com, the release mentioned. Out of the results released, 138 candidates had their subject

 

 

results cancelled for the offense of either bringing in foreign materials into the examination hall or colluding with other candidates. 46 candidates had their entire results cancelled for the offense of either sending mobile phones into examination hall or impersonation. 148 candidates have their subject results withheld while

 

 

and the entire results of 109 candidates have been put on hold pending the conclusion of investigations into various cases of alleged examination malpractice. In the meantime, the scripts of the candidates from 24 schools in certain subjects are undergoing scrutiny. According to WAEC, the withheld results of candidates

 

 

may be cancelled or released based on the outcome of investigations. The Council is cautioning stakeholders to be wary of fraudsters who promise to upgrade results for a fee. Candidates are to note that WAEC results are secured and can be authenticated, WAEC further announced.

 

 

2021 BECE Statistics

A total of 572,167 candidates made up of 287,730 males and 284,437 females entered the examination. Among the registered candidates, 61 also had visual impairment and 321 were also identified with hearing impairment. In addition, 86 candidates had special assessment needs due to other conditions. The total

 

 

entry figure was 7.61./0 higher than the 2020 entry of 531,707. In all 18,028 schools presented candidates for the examination, which was administered at 2,158 centres. Out of the total number of candidates who registered, 7,315 (1.28%) were absent.