WAEC Releases Results of First Computer-Based WASSCE

  • 0.80% of the whole number of candidates that sat for the examination, are being withheld for a range of pronounced instances of examination malpractice

8,006 candidates out of total 8,362 that registered for the 2024 CB-WASSCE, representing 98.37% have their results entirely processed and released

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), on Friday, launched the results of the first-ever computer-based 2024 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (CB-WASSCE) for Private Candidates.

In a assertion signed and released via the Acting Head, Public Affairs, WAEC, Moyosola Adesina, 8,006 candidates out of complete 8,362 that registered for the 2024 CB-WASSCE, representing 98.37% have their consequences absolutely processed and released while 133 candidates, representing 1.63% have a few of their subjects nonetheless being processed due to some blunders traceable to them.

“The candidates’ overall performance analysis showed that out of the 8,139 candidates that sat the examination, 3,424 candidates representing 42.07% bought credit and above in a minimal of five topics with or besides English Language and/or Mathematics.

2,519 candidates representing 30.95% got credit and above in a minimal of 5 subjects, together with English Language and Mathematics.

Thus, there is a marginal increase of 6.96% in performance in this regard, representing 0.80% of the total wide variety of candidates that sat the examination, are being withheld for a number stated cases of examination malpractice.

“There were reported instances of 413 candidates who are being investigated and reports of the investigations will be to the suitable Committee of the Council for consideration.

Thereafter, the Committee’s selections will be communicated without delay to the affected candidates.

Meanwhile, candidates whose outcomes are being held/withheld can apply for redress with the aid of traveling https://waecinternational.org/complaints to register their complaints.”

According to the management, the examination was once carried out between Wednesday, January 31 and Saturday, February 17, 2024.

The coordination of examiners and marking of candidates’ scripts had been carried out at three marking Venues in Lagos, Enugu and Kaduna from March 1 to 16, 2024 and a whole of 459 examiners participated in the coordination and marking exercise.

“Twenty-one candidates with varying ranges of distinctive desires have been registered for the examination, of which 9 have been visually challenged, two had impaired listening to and two had been albinos.

The assertion brought that all the candidates with specific wishes had been properly catered for in the administration of the examination,” the announcement added.

Recall that the regional examination body, in line with rising fine practices and non-stop quest for excellence in its provider delivery, commenced migration from the normal Paper-based Examinations (PBE) to Computer-based Examinations (CBE) for its Private Candidates examinations.

The novel CB-WASSCE entailed using a hybrid technique the place all questions were projected on the computer.

Whereas solutions to the multiple-choice questions were provided on the pc real-time, answers to the essay and check of sensible questions were furnished in booklets given to the candidates. 

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