The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is a beacon of academic excellence in West Africa. Recently, WAEC made a pivotal announcement: the unveiling of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results for 2023. This guide provides step-by-step instructions for candidates eager to check their results, offering clarity on the online and SMS methods.
|📊 Results Release||2023 WASSCE results now available|
|🎯 Pass Rate||79.81% secured 5 credits, including English and Mathematics|
|🎓 About WAEC||Leading exam board since 1952 in English-speaking West Africa|
|🖥️ Online Check||Access via WAEC portal with Smart Identity Card details|
|💳 PIN Purchase||WAEC Request Management System portal for replacements|
|📱 SMS Check||Send formatted SMS to 32327|
|🆘 Issues?||Email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance|
|🎉 Final Word||Celebrate your achievements and hard work!|
What You Need to Know
For those who’ve undertaken the WASSCE in 2023 or previous years, such as 2022, 2021 and others, the process remains consistent. The essential tools at your disposal are the result checker pin and the serial number found on the smart identity card used during the exams.
How to Check WAEC Results Online
- Visit the WAEC Portal: Head over to WAEC Direct for direct access.
- Enter your Examination Number: This typically merges your 7-digit centre number with a 3-digit candidate number, e.g., 4123456789. Those who took exams before 1999 should use their 8-digit WAEC Examination Number, resembling the format 19865001..
- Select the Examination Year: In this instance, 2023.
- Select the Examination Type: Opt for SCHOOL CANDIDATE RESULT.
- Enter your e-PIN details: Enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN).
- Enter your e-PIN details: Enter the Voucher Number.
- Click “Submit”: Voila! Your result is right in front of you.
Purchasing the WAEC Result Checker PIN
If your original result checker PIN is misplaced or has surpassed its usage limit, fear not. Here’s the procedure to procure a new one:
- Access the Portal: Venture to the WAEC Request Management System portal.
- Complete the Necessary Details: Include your Name, Phone Number, and Email Address.
- Conclude with Payment: Progress to the online payment segment. The cost is N3,654.82, granting you access to your essential PIN.
Checking WAEC Results Via SMS
For those who appreciate the simplicity of SMS:
- Craft an SMS: Formulate it as WAEC*ExamNo*PIN*ExamYear and dispatch it to 32327 (This service is exclusive to MTN, Airtel & Glo subscribers).
- Adhere to the Format: An example being – WAEC4250101001123456789012*2023. Note, the SMS incurs a N30 charge.
- Await Your Results: They’ll be swiftly transmitted to your mobile device.
Should any challenges arise whilst checking your 2023 WAEC result, either online or through SMS, immediate assistance is available. Forward an email to email@example.com providing:
- Displayed error message.
- Your examination number.
- Exam type.
- Year of examination.
Patrick Areghan, WAEC’s Head of National Office, during a briefing, highlighted, “Out of a total of 1,613,733 candidates, results for 262,803 are being withheld due to allegations of examination malpractice.” For a meticulous breakdown, consider perusing the WAEC Result Statistics.
Candidates who took the 2023 WAEC examinations and have no outstanding issues, such as unresolved queries or cases of examination malpractice, can now access their digital certificates on the official digital certificate platform. The examination body has also announced that the printing of physical (hard copy) certificates will commence in the next 90 days.