The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the provisional results of candidates who sat for this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) for school candidates.
According to a press release signed by the Head of Public Affairs of WAEC, Agnes Teye-Cudjoe, candidates can now access the results which have been hosted on the WAEC website.
The performance of the candidates in regard to the four core subjects are as follows;
- English Language: 212,866 (57.34%) obtained A1-C6; 68,525 (18.46%)
- Mathematics (Core): 243,904 (65.71%) obtained A1-C6; 38,984 (10.54%)
- Integrated Science: 196,891 (52.53%) obtained A1-C6; 54,053 (27%)
- Social Studies: 238,584 (64.31%) obtained A1-C6; 25,108 (6.77%)
The provisional results indicate that there were improvements in the performance of candidates at Grades A1 to C6 in English Language and Mathematics (Core) in 2020 as compared to 2019.
The subject results of 2,383 candidates have been cancelled for engaging in collusion, bringing foreign material to the examination hall and tearing part of the question papers to solicit assistance.
The entire results of 480 candidates have been cancelled for bringing mobile phones to the examination hall,
The entire results of 384 candidates have been withheld pending the conclusion of investigations into various cases of examination detected during and after the conduct of the examination.
Meanwhile, the scripts of candidates from 122 schools in certain subjects are undergoing scrutiny.
WAEC says that the withheld results of candidates may be cancelled or released based on the outcome of the investigation