The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced that it has released the provisional results of candidates, who sat for the 2021 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
2021 WASSCE Results Released: This was made known to the general public in a press statement released on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, signed by the Head of Public Affairs, Agnes Teye-Cudjoe.
This follows the completion of all post-examination processes.
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A total of 446,352 candidates, made up of 221,439 (49.6 %) males and 224,913 (50.4 %) females from 965 schools entered for the examination.
This figure is 18.8% higher than the 2020 figure of 375,763. A total of 3,545 (0.79 %) of the candidates who registered were absent from the examination.
According to the statement by WAEC, the Entire Results of 3,667 candidates have been withheld pending the conclusion of investigations into various cases of examination malpractice detected during and after the conduct of the examination.
The scripts of candidates from 194 schools in certain subjects have also been withheld and are being scrutinised.
The withheld results of candidates may be cancelled or released based on the outcome of the investigations.
A total number of 1,339 Subject Results and 174 Entire Results have been canceled for various examination malpractices such as bringing foreign material including mobile phones into the examination hall, tearing off parts of question papers and collusion.
This follows the approval of the 31st Meeting of the Ghana Examinations Committee held in October 2021.
WASSCE(SC) 2021 PERFORMANCEOF CANDIDATES
According to the statistic made available by WAEC which shows in the photo below shows clearly that there were improvements in the performance of candidates at Grades A1 to C6 in Integrated Science and Social Studies in 2021 as against 2020.
The provisional results indicate, as shown in the photo below that On the other hand, English Language and Mathematics (Core) recorded a decline in the performance of candidates at Grades A1 to C6 in 2021 as compared to 2020.
The Council has also sent out words of caution to all stakeholders especially candidates to be on the alert and not fall prey to the activities of scammers who promise to upgrade results for a fee. adding that Candidates are to note that all WAEC results are secured and can be authenticated.
Institutions are therefore urged to always verify results presented to them to expose incidents of forgery, according to the statement.
How To Check 2021 Wassce Results
The Council has also hosted the results online and candidates who so desire, may access their results at the Council’s website or dial the short code *944#.
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