How to Check WAEC Result (2018)

How to Check WAEC Result

Keen on knowing how to check your WAEC result? This guide will put you through thoroughly.

The acronym WAEC stands for The West African Examinations Council. It is an examination board that conducts the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), for university and Jamb entry examination in West African countries.

The 2018 May/June WASSCE has recently been concluded; although the results are not yet out, it is expected to be released soon. Pending the release of the results, this guide will show you the procedures needed be followed in checking yours when it’s finally online.

How to Check Your WAEC Result Online

WAECDIRECT Homepage

To check your WAEC result online, follow the below procedures:

  1. Open waecdirect.org in any web browser. After the page has fully loaded, you’d see a form to check your result.
  2. In the Examination Number field within the form, enter your 10-digit WAEC Examination Number – this is your 7-digit centre number followed by your 3-digit candidate number e.g. 4123456789.
  3. Select your Examination Year from the dropdown i.e. 2018.
  4. Select your Examination type from the dropdown i.e. SCHOOL CANDIDATE RESULTS.
  5. In the next field, enter your Scratch card Serial Number – you’d find this on the reverse side of the card.
  6. Enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your scratch card.
  7. Click on the Submit button, and wait for the results window to come up.

How to Check Your WAEC Result via SMS

Aside checking your result online, it’s also possible via SMS. To check your WAEC result via SMS, follow the instructions just below:

  • Send SMS in the format below:
    WAEC*ExamNo*PIN*ExamYear
    to short-code 32327 (MTN, Airtel, 9mobile, & Glo subscribers)
  • For example:
    WAEC*4250101001*123456789012*2018
    Note: Ensure you adhere strictly to the format above. There should be no space in the message. Also, SMS cost #30.
  • Wait for your result to be delivered to your phone via SMS.

Things You Should Know

  • What is a Scratch card? A Scratch card is a plastic card with a scratch patch on its reverse side that contains a PIN required to check your WAEC result.
  • Where can you get a Scratch card? You can obtain one from WAEC offices across Nigeria or other outlets so designated by WAEC.
  • How many times can you check a result? With one Scratch card, you can check a result up to a maximum of 5times; however, after exhausting the allowed 5times, you’d have to purchase another Scratch card to be able to check your result further.
  • Can you use a Scratch card to check more than one result? No! You can only check a result with one Scratch card. You’d need a different Scratch card to check a different result.
  • How much will it cost you to check your result via SMS? SMS costs #30 to check your result via the medium.

That is all on checking your WAEC result. Good luck candidate!

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