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WAEC Releases First Ever CBT WAEC GCE Results for 2024 First Series

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has released results of the first-ever Computer-Based (CBT) West African Senior School Certificate Examination for Private Candidates, 2024–First Series (also known as WAEC GCE).

The council which has now migrated from paper-based examinations to Computer-Based Examinations is testing out the CBT mode for the first time.

A statement by the council made available to PUNCH Online added that the novel CB-WASSCE entailed using a hybrid method where all questions were projected on the computer, where answers to the multiple-choice questions were supplied on the computer in real-time, and answers to the essay and test of practical questions were supplied in booklets given to the candidates.

The results of the WAEC GCE first series conducted from Wednesday, January 31 to Saturday, February 17, 2024 is now available online. Click the link below on how to check the results.

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WAEC GCE CBT 2024 Results Statistics

The analysis of candidates’ performance showed that out of the 8,139 candidates that sat the examination, 3,424 candidates representing 42.07 per cent obtained credit and above in a minimum of five subjects (with or without English Language and/or Mathematics.

2,519 candidates representing 30.95 per cent obtained credit and above in a minimum of five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.


“The entry figure of 8,362 candidates showed a 4.30 per cent decrease in candidature when compared with the 2023 entry figure of 8,738. 8,139 candidates sat the examination at 140 CBT centres spread across the country.

“Amongst the candidates that sat the examination, 21 candidates, with varying degrees of Special Needs, were registered for the examination. Out of this number, nine were visually challenged, two had impaired hearing and two were Albinos.

“All these candidates with special needs were adequately catered for in the administration of the examination,” the statement read.

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