The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) will today release the results of May/June 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
The school examination was taken by 1, 607, 985 school candidates in 20,221 schools nationwide and in three countries.
WAEC acting Head of Public Affairs, Mrs. Moyosoal Adesina, said the Head of National Office (HNO), Mr. Patrick Areghan will announce release of results of May/June 2022 WASSCE on Monday, Yaba, headquarters of the body.
Areghan said in May 2022 that out of 1.6million candidates, 800,055 are males, comprising (49.76%) while 800,724 are females, comprising (50.24%).
The HNO said the candidates were examined in 76 subjects, made up of 197 papers. About 30,000 practicing senior teachers, nominated by various Ministries of Education participated in the examination as supervisors.
The release of the 2022 WASSCE results will brighten the chances of candidates who applied for admission in 2022/2023 academic session into tertiary institutions.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is an examination board established by law to determine the examinations required in the public interest in the English-speaking West African countries, to conduct the examinations and to award certificates comparable to those of equivalent examining authorities internationally.
Established in 1952, the council has contributed to education in Anglophonic countries of West Africa (Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and the Gambia), with the number of examinations they have coordinated, and certificates they have issued.
They also formed an endowment fund, to contribute to the education in West Africa, through lectures, and aid to those who cannot afford education. Since established it continues to be one of the biggest and most globally recognized exams in West Africa