2012 Waec Results: Only 20%Credited English, Maths And 3Other Subjects


The statistics of the 2012/2013 West African
Senior school Leaving certificate examination
(WASSCE) conducted few months ago, shows
that majority of the candidates who sat for
the examination, would be experiencing
shortfalls in major areas.
In a breakdown of the report by the Zonal Co-
ordinator, Mr Alozie N.U, it was revealed
that, A total of 324,998 candidates registered
for the examination, out of which 310. 077
candidates consisting of 168,835 male and
141,242 female candidates sat the
The results of 51,876 candidates, representing
16. 73% are being withheld, based on various
reports of their alleged involvement in
examination malpractice.
Statistics show that 250,487 candidates
representing 80. 78% have two credits and
above; 217,161 candidates (70. 03), have three
credits and above; while 180,480 candidates
(58. 20), have four credits and above.
Furthermore, 141,167 candidates (45. 52%),
obtained five credits and above, while 99,750
candidates (32. 16%) obtained six credits and
On the basis of University admission
qualifications, Mr Alozie disclosed that:
A total of 133,507 candidates (43. 06%)
obtained credit and above in English, while
151,569 candidates (48. 88%) obtained credit
and above in Mathematics. About 62,295
candidates, representing (20. 04%) obtained
credits in English language, Mathematics and
at least three other subjects.
A total number of 33 blind candidates sat the
examination, and from this figure,4
candidates, representing (12. 12%), obtained
credits in five subjects, including English
Language. Blind candidates are exempted
from taking mathematics and science
practicals in WASSCE diets.
Finally, Candidates who sat the examination
will be able to check the details of their
performance with their scratch cards on our
result checking website: www. waecdirect.org
as soon it is out.
Mr Alozie N. U
Zonal Coordinator, WAEC.


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