Just In: WAEC Releases 2024 WASSCE Results

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The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) wishes to inform its numerous publics that it has released provisional results of candidates, who sat for the WASSCE for School Candidates, 2023 in Ghana. This follows the completion of all post-examination processes. The results of the candidates will be dispatched to their schools. Candidates are therefore advised to contact their heads of school for their results.

Meanwhile, the Council has hosted the results online and candidates who so desire, may access their results at the Council’s website ghana.waecdirect.org

The Council hereby cautions all stakeholders, especially candidates, to be wary of fake results websites and the activities of fraudsters who promise to upgrade results for a fee. Candidates are to note that all WAEC results are secured and can be authenticated. Institutions are therefore urged to always verify results presented to them to expose incidents of forgery.

STATISTICS

A total of 375,763 candidates from 976 schools entered for the examination. This figure is 8.6% higher than the candidature of 346, 098. The 2023 entry figure was made up of 187,581 (49.9%) males and 188,182 (50.1%) females. A total of 3,343 (0.89%) of the candidates who registered were absent from the examination.

The performance of the candidates regarding the four core subjects is shown in the Table below.      

WASSCE (SC) 2024

PERFORMANCE OF CANDIDATES

SUBJECTSNUMBER AND PERCENTAGE OF CANDIDATES OBTAINING
GRADESA1 – C6GRADED7GRADEE8GRADEF9
ENGLISH LANGUAGE212,866(57.34%)68,525(18.46%)46,732(12.59%)42,500(11.45%)
MATHEMATICS (CORE)243,904(65.71%)38,984(10.50%)37,551(10.11%)49,721 (13.40%)
INTEGRATED SCIENCE194,891(52.53%)54,053(14.57%)48,081(12.96%)73,242 (19.74%)
SOCIAL STUDIES238,584(64.31%)25,108(6.77%)29,466(7.94%)77,192(20.81%)
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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 2023 as compared to as follows:

  • English Language – 48.96% in to 57.34% in 2023
  • Mathematics (Core) – 65.31% in to 65.71% in 2023.

On the other hand, Integrated Science and Social Studies recorded a decline in the performance of candidates at Grades A1 to C6 in 2023 as compared to as follows:

  • Integrated Science – 63.17% in to 52.53% in 2023
  • Social Studies – 75.43% in to 64.31% in 2023.

Related: How to Check WAEC Result for 2023 & Past Years

MALPRACTICE

  • 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 their 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 malpractice detected during and after the conduct of the examination.

In the meantime, scripts of candidates from 122 schools in certain subjects are undergoing scrutiny.

The withheld results of candidates may be cancelled or released based on the outcome of the investigations. 

CONCLUSION

The Council is especially appreciative to the Ministry of Education, Ghana Education Service, the Security Agencies, Supervisors, Invigilators, Ministry of Health Officials and Examiners for their support and cooperation before, during and after the conduct of the examination amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

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16 thoughts on “Just In: WAEC Releases 2024 WASSCE Results

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  2. Samuel Nkrumah

    Please it is true.

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  3. Ayishetu Mohammed

    Please when are they releasing the result ? So that’s it mean that when ur result is on pending /withheld and u buy awaiting form u can’t go to school

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  4. Serwaa Beatrice

    Please when is the actual date of the results coming out.
    When can those who’ve bought awaiting forms enter school?
    Does it means we can’t check out results from any carfare

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  5. Ando Stephen

    Don’t mind them is not true accordding waec ,the have change the date to 16th December . Ghana waec poor waec and government we have.

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  6. Benita

    I want to ask whether this year’s results are satisfactory

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  7. Joy

    Please is the 2023 result out?

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  8. Samuel Aidoo

    Please I want to hear if the results is out

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  9. Afia Sika

    The Results Wl Be Out On 18th december

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  10. Philip mensah

    Is it really true that the result is released

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