WAEC: 2015 Students performed better compared to 2013/14: See breakdown

Mr. Charles Eguridu, the Head of National Office of the West African Examination Council (WAEC), Nigeria, today announced the release of the May/June 2015 WASSCE. There was an increase in the performance of candidates this year, when compared with that of 2013 and 2014. Below is breakdown of the results:

    • 1,605,248 registered for the May/June 2015 WASSCE
    • 1,593,442 sat for the exam.
    • 758,849 candidates representing 47.62% obtained six credits & above
    • 758,849 candidates representing 47.62% obtained six credits & above
    • 949,862 candidates representing 59.61% obtained five credits & above.
    • 1,114,988 candidates representing 69.97% obtained credits & above in four subjects.
    • 1,295,915 candidates representing 78.81% obtained credits & above in three subjects.
    • 1,376,743 candidates representing 86.40% obtained credits & above in two subjects.
    • 864,096 candidates were males while 729,346 candidates were females that sat the exam.
    • 1,498,069 candidates representing 94.09% have their results fully released.

  • 95,373 candidates representing 5.99% have a few of their subjects still being processed due to some errors traceable to candidates & schools. Such errors are being corrected to enable the affected candidates get their results in full.

  • The results of 118,101 candidates, representing 7.41% are being withheld in connection with various cases of examination malpractice.
The cases are being investigated & reports of the investigations will be presented to the Nigerian Examinations Committee (NEC).
The Committee’s decisions will be communicated to the affected candidates through their schools.
Candidates will be able to check their performance on the Council’s results website: http://www.waecdirect.org   within the next 24 hours. 


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