Check WAEC Result Following Guide

Filed in Exam by on November 24, 2021

This is to inform all candidates that took part in the 2021 West African Examinations Council (WAEC) May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) that they can now check their results online.

All candidates who took part in the just-concluded WAEC exams are to quickly check their results on the WAEC portal. Log in via

Read a little about the West African Examination Council (WAEC) and the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) below.


The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is an examination board established by law in 1952 to determine the examinations required in the public interest in the English-speaking West African countries.

It also conducts the examinations and awards certificates comparable to those of equivalent examining authorities internationally. The council has contributed to education in the Anglophobic countries of West Africa.

The board also formed an endowment fund to contribute to education in West Africa through lectures and aid to those who cannot afford education.

The West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, is a type of standardized test in West Africa. Students who pass the exam receive a certificate confirming their graduation from secondary education.

It is administered by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and only offered to candidates living in Anglophone West African countries.

The academic school-leaving qualification awarded upon successful completion of the exams is the West African Senior School Certificate.

Check WAEC Result Using Guide

WAECDIRECT website allows candidates to check their results online in very simple steps. You will be guided on how the WAEC result checker via works below.

1. Making use of a laptop or phone? Note. Open your laptop or mobile and connect to the internet.

2. Visit the WAEC Result Checking website via;

3. Enter your 10-digit WAEC Examination Number. This is your 7-Digit centre number followed by your 3-digit candidate number. Example: 4123456789.

4. Also, select your Examination Year(i.e. 2021).

5. Furthermore, select the Type of Examination. That is SCHOOL CANDIDATE RESULTS.

6. Also, enter the Card Serial Number found on the reverse side of your WAEC Result Checker Scratch card.

7. Additionally, enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your WAEC result checker Scratch card. Use the PIN printed on your examination /acknowledgement slip.

8. Lastly, click Submit and wait for the results window to come up.

– Be informed that they may reuse WAEC exam numbers every year. Thus, the only unique difference is the examination year. As such, please change the exam year to the year you took your exam.

However, there are alternative ways for those who cannot access the internet. Let’s guide you through the process.

An Alternative Way to Check WAEC Result

Not all candidates will have the time to visit a business centre, probably due to distance.

Thus, for those who do not have an internet connection, you can now make check your WAEC results with your phone via USSD CODE.

You can use the SMS notification method by following the steps below:

Note: Ensure you adhere strictly to the format above. There should be no space in the message. Wait for your result to be delivered to your phone via SMS. (SMS Cost N30 Only).

Candidates can check their results up to a maximum of 5 (five) times with the use of 1 (one) Scratch card.

Check WAEC Result: Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is WAECDIRECT Pin used for?

2. What is a WAEC scratch card?

3. Where can I buy the WAECDIRECT scratch card?

4. How many times can I use WAEC scratch card to check my result?

I guess this method of checking the WAEC results is simple. However, ensure you share this article to get others informed as well.

CSN Team.

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