The West African Examination Council wishes to inform the general public that it has after a very long wait released provisional results of Junior High School students who sat for the 2021 BECE (Basic Education Certificate Examination).
This news was made available to the public via an official press statement shared on the Facebook page of Ghana Education Service on Monday, February 28, 2022, giving details regarding the release of its provisional results.
According to the statement signed by the Head of the Council’s Legal Department, Rev. Victor Brew, the council will despatch the results to schools through the Metropolitan/Municipal/District Director of Education.
The statement made it clear that results has been posted online and candidates who desire may access their results online at the Council’s website. To learn how to check your result keep reading this post to the end or click here.
2021 BECE STATISTICS
A total of 572,167 candidates made up of 287,730 males and 284,437 females entered for the examination. Among the registered candidates, 61 had visual impairment and 321 were identified with hearing impairment. In addition, 86 candidates had special assessment needs due to other conditions.
The total entry figure was 7.61% higher than the 2020 entry of 531,707. In all 18,028 schools presented candidates for the examination, which was administered at 2,158 centres. Out of the total number of candidates who registered, 7,315 (1.28%) were absent.
Following the conduct of investigations into cases of examination malpractice detected during the conduct of the examination, the 32nd Meeting of the Final Awards and Examiners’ Appointment Committee for the BECEheld on 22nd February 2022, approved:
- Cancellation of the Subject Results of 138 candidates for the offence of either bringing in foreign materials into the examination hall or colluding with other candidates;
- Cancellation of the Entire Results of 46 candidates for the offence of either sending mobile phones into the examination hall or impersonation;
- Withholding of the Subject Results of 148 candidates and the Entire Results of 109 candidates pending the conclusion of investigations into various cases of alleged examination malpractice.
Meanwhile, the scripts of candidates from 24 schools in certain subjects are undergoing scrutiny. The withheld results of candidates may be cancelled or released based on the outcome of investigations.
The Council is cautioning all stakeholders to be wary of fraudsters who promise to upgrade results for a fee. Candidates are to note that WAEC results are secured and can be authenticated.
The Council wishes to express its sincerest gratitude to stakeholders especially the Ministry of Education, Ghana Education Service, the Security Agencies, Supervisors, Invigilators, Examiners and all who in various ways supported it in the successful conduct of the examination and release of results.
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