The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has released the result of the 2020 WAEC examination for Schools candidates.
The release was contained in a statement by the National head of the examination board in Nigeria, Patrick E. Areghan in the early hours of Monday.
According to the WAEC head, candidates which totalled one million, five hundred and thirty-eight thousand, four hundred and forty-five (1,538,445) sat for the examination.
The most popular Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) in Nigeria was sat for in August, as against the usual April, all thanks to the advent of Coronavirus pandemic which disrupt the academic activities globally.
According to Areghan, the results upload began earlier on Monday at about 10am, the same time he was delivering the press statement.
He further disclosed that a total of 86.99% of the total candidates had a minimum of 5 credits, which may or may not include Mathematics and English Language.
On the same note, a total of 65.24% of the candidates had minimum of 5 credits including mathematics and english language.
This year’s data showed an increase of 1.06% increase in the number of candidates who had 5 credits including mathematics and english language, as against the 2019 data of 64.18%.
However, 81,718 candidates, making up 5.31% of the total candidates will not see their complete results as some of their results are still being process, the delay which is due to error from the students’ part.
On a similar tone, a total of number of 215,149 candidates making up 18.98% of the total candidates has their results withheld from reports of cases of examination malpractices.
How to check 2020 WAEC Result for School Candidates
Candidates who sat for the 2020 WAEC examination for School candidates can now check their results from the WAEC result portal www.waecdirect.org.
The candidates are to supply their WAEC registration number and result checkers detail at the appropriate column.
All candidates should note that selecting correct examination year is mandatory as selection of another year will lead to checking another person’s result.
Conclusively, the result checks has been provided by the examination board and printed on the candidate’s identity card.
Also, candidates should note that a card can only be used to check a result as much as 5 times before exhaustion.
Nigerka News World wishes all candidates best of luck as they proceed to check their results.