The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) following heavy traffic on the WASSCE result checking portal causing it to load slowly has closed it for maintenance, a staff of the Council told EducationWeb.com.gh on Wednesday evening.
Speaking to EducationWeb on December 8, 2021, the WAEC official said his outfit after the ongoing maintenance will reopen the results checking portal for final year students and members of the general public to access the results.
“Currently, WAEC is working on the results checking portal to ensure smooth results checking process. We urge all candidates to remain calm and visit the portal later to continue the process, its nationwide exercise,” he stated.
WAEC early Wednesday, December 8, 2021, after releasing the international examination results opened the portal for candidates who sat for the just-ended West African Senior School Certificate Examination to check their results.
It in a statement said a total number of 1,339 subject results and 174 entire results have been cancelled for various examination malpractice such as bringing foreign material including mobile phones to the examination hall.
The Council further said the entire results of 3,667 candidates have been withheld pending the conclusion of an investigation into various cases of examination malpractice detected during the conduct of the WASSCE for School.
It also disclosed scripts of candidates from 194 schools in a certain subject have been withheld and are being scrutinized. The withheld results it said will be cancelled or released based on the outcome of the investigation.
A total of 446,321 candidates from 965 Senior High schools (651 public schools and 314 private schools) participated in the 2021 edition of the WASSCE for School at 763 examination centres across the country.
How to check your 2021 WASSCE School result at eresults.waecgh.org
1. Purchase a result checker pin from WAEC by dialling the short code *944# on your mobile phone
3. Enter your Index Number
4. Re-enter your Index Number to confirm it is correct.
5. Select Examination type (e.g WASSCE School)
6. Select the year of Examination (e.g 2021)
7. Enter Serial number (e.g 180000000001)
8. Enter Pin (e.g A1B2C3D4E5F9)
9. Click on the captcha
10. Click on Submit and wait for the popup window to display your results. This may take some minutes but please wait.
The non-profit-making organization (WAEC) has encouraged the general public particularly candidates with difficulties in checking the 2021 WASSCE results to send an email to https://helpdesk.waecgh.org/ for immediate support.