WAEC Release 2021 BECE Provisional Results ; The West African Examinations Council desires to inform its many stakeholders that provisional results for candidates who took the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for School Candidates in 2021 have been released. The Metropolitan/Municipal/District Directors of Education will deliver the results to the schools on behalf of the Council. Meanwhile, the Council has made the results available on its website, www.waecgh.org, and candidates who wish to do so can do so there.
A total of 572,167 candidates made up of 287,730 males and 284,437 females entered for the examination. Among the registered candidates, 61 had visual impairment and 321 were identified with hearing impairment. In addition, 86 candidates had special assessment needs due to other conditions.
The total entry figure was 7.61% higher than the 2020 entry of 531,707. In all 18,028 schools presented candidates for the examination, which was administered at 2,158 centres, Out of the total number of candidates who registered, 7,315 (1.28%) were absent.
Following the conduct of investigations into cases of examination malpractice detected during the conduct of the examination, the 32% Meeting of the Final Awards and Examiners’ Appointment Committee for the BECE held on 22 February 2022, approved:
- Cancellation of the Subject Results of 138 candidates for the offence of either
bringing in foreign materials into the examination hall or colluding with other
- Cancellation of the Entire Results of 46 candidates for the offence of either sending mobile phones into the examination hall or impersonation;
- Withholding of the Subject Results of 148 candidates and the Entire Results of 109 candidates pending conclusion of investigations into various cases of alleged examination malpractice.
Meanwhile, the scripts of candidates from 24 schools in certain subjects are undergoing scrutiny.
The withheld results of candidates may be cancelled or released based on the outcome of investigations.
The Council is cautioning all stakeholders to be wary of fraudsters who promise to upgrade results for a fee. Candidates are to note that WAEC results are secured and can be authenticated.
The Council wishes to express its sincerest gratitude to stakeholders especially the Ministry of Education, Ghana Education Service, the Security Agencies, Supervisors, Invigilators, Examiners and all who in various ways supported it in the successful conduct of the examination and release of results.Whatsapp , Instagram, Twitter , Facebook