Tuesday, 20 December 2016

WAEC Releases 2016 GCE Results,13488 Results Withheld


The West African Examinations Council,WAEC, has
released the results of the 2016 Nov/Dec West
African Senior School Certificate Examination,
(WASSCE).


The results were announced by the Head of
National Office, Nigeria, Mr Olu Adenipekun


According to him, “A total of 66,497 (Sixty Six
Thousand Four Hundred and Ninety Seven)
candidates, representing 38.50%, obtained credits
in five (5) subjects and above, including English
Language and Mathematics. “The percentage of
candidates that obtained five (5) credits and above
including English Language and Mathematics in the
WASSCE for Private Candidates in 2014 and 2015
was 29.37% and 20.59% respectively.

“19 (Nineteen) visually challenged candidates
registered for and sat the examination in Nigeria.
From this figure, 4 (Four) candidates, representing
21.05% obtained credit in five (5) subjects,
including English Language and Mathematics.
“Of the total number of 172,699 (One Hundred and
Seventy Two Thousand Six Hundred and Ninety
Nine) candidates that sat the examination, 149,651
(One Hundred and Forty Nine Thousand Six
Hundred and Fifty One) candidates, representing
86.65% obtained credits and above in two (2)
subjects; 134,152 (One Hundred and Thirty Four
Thousand One Hundred and Fifty Two) candidates,
representing 77.67% obtained credits and above in
three (3) subjects, while 116,133 (One Hundred
and Sixteen Thousand One Hundred and Thirty
Three) candidates, representing 67.25% obtained
credits and above in four (4) subjects.

95,294 (Ninety Five Thousand Two Hundred and
Ninety Four) candidates, representing 55.18%
obtained credits and above in five (5) subjects,
while 72,229 (Seventy Two Thousand Two
Hundred and Twenty Nine) candidates,
representing 41.82% obtained credits and above in
six (6) subjects.”

Candidates have been directed to check the details
of their performance on the Council’s website:
www.waecdirect.org