Provisional results for candidates who took the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for School and Private Candidates in 2022 have been released by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).
This was disclosed in a statement released by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) on January 25, 2023.
Results for both private and school candidates can be accessed at the Council’s website. School candidates will however have their results dispatch at their respective schools, WAEC GH
BECE School Candidates
- The BECE school exam was taken by a total of 552,288 candidates, of which 276,999 were male and 275,289 were female. 65 candidates with visual impairment, 427 candidates with hearing impairment, and 54 candidates with other test accommodation needs are included in this.
- 4,309 candidates were absent out of the total number who registered for the exams.
- 416 school candidates had their subject results cancelled for bringing foreign materials into the exam room or collaborating with other candidates.
- Subject results for 38 school candidates are being withheld pending the conclusion of investigations into various cases of alleged examination malpractice.
- The entire set of results for 11 school candidates has been cancelled pending investigations.
- 73 school candidates had their entire results cancelled for bringing mobile phones into the exam room.
- In certain subjects, the scripts of candidates from 40 schools are being scrutinized. Depending on how the investigations turn out, the results of the candidates whose results were withheld might be cancelled or released
BECE Private Candidates
- A total of 1,144 candidates entered the BECE for Private Candidates. 503 females and 641 males made this group.
- 84 candidates were absent from the total number of candidates who registered for the exams
- 3 Private candidates had their subject results cancelled for bringing foreign materials into the exams room or collaborating with other candidates
- 2 Private candidates had their entire results cancelled for bringing mobile phones into the exams room;
The Council warns all stakeholders to be wary of scammers who promise to upgrade results for a fee. Candidates should be aware that WAEC results are secure and can be verified.
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