2017 WASSCE for School Candidates results statistics have been released by the Head of National Office, WAEC. Only 59.22 per cent of the participants had credits in 5 subjects and above, including English and Maths.
From the latest report reaching us, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the 2017/2018 WAEC May/June results.
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Announcing the results today at the WAEC headquarters in Lagos, the Head of National Office (HNO), Mr Olu Adenipekun, said the performance was a significant improvement compared to last year, which was 52.97% and 2015, which was 38.68%.
In the analysis of the results, he said: “1,567,016 candidates registered for the examination, out of which 1,559,162 candidates sat the examination. Of the total nunmber of candidates that sat for the exam, 829,853 were male and 729,309 were female, representing 53.22% & 46.27% respectively.
“Out of the total number of candidates that sat for the exam, 1,471,151, representing 94.36% have their results fully processed & released. 95,734 candidates, representing 5.64% have a few of their subjects still being processed due to errors traceable to the candidates. Such errors are being corrected & the results will be fully processed and released subsequently.
“1,490,356 candidates, representing 95.59% obtained credits and above in two (2) subjects.
“1,436,024 candidates, representing 92.44% obtained credits and above in three (3) subjects.
“1,357,193 candidates, representing 87.05% obtained credits and above in four (4) subjects.
“1,243,772 candidates, representing 79.77% obtained credits and above in five (5) subjects.
“1,084,214 candidates, representing 69.54% obtained credits and above in six (6) subjects.
“923,486 candidates, rep. 59.22%, obtained minimum of credits in 5 subjects & above, including English Language & Mathematics.
“214,952 candidates’ results, representing 13.79% are being withheld in connection with various reported cases of exam malpractice. The cases are being investigated & reports of the investigations will be presented to the NEC in due course for consideration. The Committee’s decisions will be communicated to the affected candidates through their schools.”
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