BREAKING: WAEC Releases Results of First Ever CB Exams

BREAKING: WAEC Releases Results of First Ever CB Exams

  • WAEC has announced the release of its results of its first ever computer based examination for 2024 WASSCE for private candidates
  • The examination board said thirty per cent of the candidates who wrote the examination got five credits including Mathematics and English
  • WAEC's acting head of public affairs, Moyosola Adesina, announced the release of the results in a statement

Yaba, Lagos - The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has said thirty per cent of candidates who sat the first-ever Computer-Based West African Senior School Certificate Examination (CB- WASSCE) for Private Candidates, 2024–First Series, obtained credits in five subjects, including English and Mathematics.

This was contained in a statement on Friday, March 22, signed by Acting Head of Public Affairs, Moyosola Adesina for Head of National Office, Dr Josiah Dangut in Lagos.

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WAEC releases result of first ever computer-base examination for 2024 private students
WAEC private result is out Photo Credit: WAEC
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WAEC said the percentage of candidates in this category in WASSCE for private candidates, 2022 and 2023 – First Series, that is, those who obtained credit and above in a minimum of five (5) subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, stood at 26.32 per cent and 23.99 per cent respectively, The Nation reported.

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The exam body said a marginal increase of 6.96 per cent in performance.

It noted that 8,139 candidates sat the examination, which was held between Wednesday, January 31 and Saturday, February 17, 2024, at 140 CBT centres nationwide.

The examination body said candidates representing 42.07 per cent obtained credit and above in a minimum of five subjects with or without English Language and Mathematics.

WAEC stated that the results of sixty-five candidates, representing 0.80 per cent of the total number of candidates that sat the examination, are being withheld due to examination malpractice.

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FG asks Nigerians to apply for Mauritius scholarships earlier reported that the federal government has announced the opening of scholarships in Mauritius for Nigerians to apply from now till April 19.

According to a statement from the federal ministry of education on Tuesday, the scholarships are open to both undergraduates and post-graduate applicants.

Applicants are expected to fill the form electronically, sign and stamp while other details and contact information have been released.


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