How to check 2020WAEC results


The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has on Monday, November 2, released results of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).

For those who participated in the examination, here's how to check the results in very simple steps. 

  First and foremost, you will need the result checker pin and serial number contained in the smart identity card used during the exams. 

After getting the pin and the serial number, take the next steps explained below: 

1. Go to WAEC's result checking portal: https://www.waecdirect.org 

2. Enter your WAEC Examination Number in the required column 

3. Select your Examination Year 

4. Select your Examination Type which is “school candidate result”

 5. Proceed by entering the Card Serial Number 

6. Enter the Card PIN afterwards

 7. Finally, click the “Submit” button to get your 2020 WAEC result

The release of the 2020 WAEC results was made public by the head of the council's national office, Patrick Areghan, in Lagos on Monday, November 2. 

In his report, Areghan disclosed that out of the 1,538,445 registered candidates who wrote the exam, only 1,338,348 (that is, 86.99%) made up to five credits with or without Mathematics and English Language. Recall that during the exams, Nigeria's internet space was awash with news stories claiming some question papers were leaked. However, WAEC in a press statement signed by Demianus G. Ojijeogu, the acting head of public affairs, on Thursday, August 20, explained the true story concerning the alleged leak. According to WAEC, the media reports claiming WASSCE papers leaked were not true.

The examination council said its investigations revealed that some unscrupulous supervisors, and in some cases, candidates, snapped the question papers (while the examination was in progress) and forwarded to their outside collaborators who in turn, provided solutions to the questions which they sent to their subscribers via criminally-inclined websites, SMS and Whatsapp.


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