The West Africa Examinations Council (WAEC) has officially announced the release of the 2017 General Certificate Examination (GCE) results for November/December candidates.
Based on the WAEC’s Head of National Office (HNO), Mr Olu Adenipekun, who made the announcement on Tuesday at a news conference in Katsina, 135,945 candidates registered for the examination, but about 133,223 wrote the exam.
From the candidates that wrote the examination, 34,664 obtained a minimum of credits in five subjects and above, including English Language and General Mathematics, giving about 26.01%. Reading from the information in 2015 and 2016 were 28.59% and 38.50% respectively.
About 1,738 results have not been released due to errors found during registrations. He explained that 65,483 other candidates obtained credits and above in five subjects while 46,824 others obtained credits and above in six subjects.
In the same vein, 98,506 candidates obtained credits and above in three subjects while 83,256 candidates obtained credits and above in four subjects, and 11,763 others obtained credits and above in two subjects.
He explained that this year’s Waec Gce results can now be checked by following the steps listed below;