WAEC 2016 results: How to check them?

The 2016 results of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination were released on Friday, August 5, 2016. How to check them? Find out step-by-step instruction here.

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How to check WAEC results?

 Follow these steps outlined below to access your WAEC result online.

Step 1. Go to WAEC result checking portal at http://www.waecdirect.org.You can use your computer as well as Android, Java or Symbian mobile phone.

Step 2. Enter your WAEC Examination Number.This is the number you were given during your examination. WAEC Examination Number is the 7-Digit center number followed by your 3-digit candidate number (For example 4123456789).

Step 3.  Select your Examination Year i.e. 2016

Step 4. Select your Type of Examination (For example, MAY/JUNE WASSCE)

Step 5. Enter the Card Serial Number which is written on the reverse side of the WAEC result checking scratch card.

Step 6. Enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your Scratch card.

Step 7. Click “Submit” button to see your 2016 WAEC Result.

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The exam results

The total amount of students who were sat for the May/June exams equals to 1, 552, 758. From this amount  878,040 candidates obtained credits in five subjects or above including English Language and Mathematics. They represent 52.97 percent of the whole amount of candidates.

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A total of 1,014,573 candidates, representing 65.70 per cent obtained six credits and above. While  1,167,484 candidates, representing 75.60 per cent obtained five credits and above. Whereas 1,282,204 candidates, representing 83.03 percent obtained credit and above in four subjects. 


1,370,049 candidates obtained credit and above in three subjects. They represent  88.72 percent. 1,438,679 candidates, representing 93.16 percent obtained credit and above in two subjects,” he said.

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