2020 WASSCE: WAEC retains 5,548 results

WASSCE extends the registration date for private candidates


The outcomes of the Second Sequence of 2020 of the West African Greater College Certificates Examination (WASSCE) for personal candidates have been launched on Monday.

Patrick Areghan, Head of the Nationwide Workplace (HNO), West African Examination Council (WAEC), advised the media that 61,509 candidates participated in 540 facilities throughout the nation.

The official introduced {that a} complete of 5,548 outcomes have been withheld for a number of circumstances of negligence.

All others have been launched, besides 398, whose affairs are nonetheless being processed because of candidate errors.

WAEC stated the variety of 61,509 candidates in 2020 was a decline, when in comparison with the entry variety of 66,375 in 2019.

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The HNO linked the autumn to the coronavirus pandemic.

Within the breakdown of efficiency, 31,751 candidates obtained credit score and above in at the very least 5 topics, with or with out English and / or Arithmetic.

As well as, 24,491 candidates obtained credit score or extra in a minimal of 5 topics, together with English and Arithmetic.

Areghan stated of this determine, 12,040, representing 49.16 p.c, are male, whereas 12,451, representing 50.84 p.c, are feminine.

In 2018 and 2019, 35.99 and 35.10 p.c of WASSCE take a look at takers, respectively, obtained credit score and above in a minimal of 5 topics, together with English and Arithmetic.

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The HNO defined that the variety of candidates with 5 credit, together with English and Arithmetic, could not essentially be a foundation for judging the extent of efficiency.

“It is because the examination is kind of corrective. Some candidates might have just one or two papers, along with English and or Arithmetic, to treatment their admission deficiencies, ”he stated.

Areghan added {that a} complete of 101 candidates with various levels of particular wants have been registered for the 2020 examination.

They included 39 visually impaired, 15 with listening to impairment, 10 albinos, one with psychological issues with spastic sperm and 36 with bodily disabilities.

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