Our simple guide will make it easy for you to check your WAEC result.” Find step-by-step directions on how to quickly get your WAEC results, whether you choose to use the online portal or the SMS option. Our detailed walk-through will help you avoid scams and make sure you get the right information back. This will keep your test data safe and easy to access.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is an examination board that conducts the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates in West African countries, including Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, and Liberia.
Here are the general steps to check your WAEC result:
- Visit the WAEC Result Checking Portal
- The official website for checking WAEC results is usually mentioned on your examination slip. Make sure to visit the legitimate site to avoid scams.
- Purchase a WAEC Scratch Card
- To check your result, you will need a WAEC scratch card, which contains a PIN and a serial number. These cards can usually be purchased at WAEC offices, authorized dealers, and sometimes online.
- Enter Your Examination Details
- Once on the WAEC result checking portal, enter your 10-digit WAEC Examination Number. (This is your 7-Digit center number followed by your 3-digit candidate number. For example, 4123456789).
- Select the year of the examination.
- Select the type of examination (e.g., school candidate result).
- Enter Scratch Card Details
- Input the Serial Number found on the reverse side of your Scratch card.
- Input the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your Scratch card.
- Submit and View Result
- Click “Submit” and wait for your results to be displayed on the screen.
- You may print your results for your records.
Via SMS (Where Available)
Some regions also allow you to check results via SMS. Below is a general guide which might differ slightly based on your country:
- Send an SMS in the format: WAEC*ExamNo*PIN*ExamYear to a short code provided by WAEC (e.g., 32327 for Nigeria).
- Be sure there is no space in the message.
- Wait for your result to be delivered to your phone via SMS.
- Charges may apply for the SMS method.
- The WAEC scratch card can only be used 5 times for one candidate.
Things to Keep in Mind
- Scams: Be cautious of websites and individuals who may try to exploit those looking to check their results by posing as official WAEC resources.
- Issues: If you have issues checking your results or if you notice any discrepancies in your results, it is best to contact WAEC directly through their official channels.
Remember to verify the specific details from your country’s WAEC website or contact your examination center for precise information, as the methods or website URLs may vary.