Tue. Jan 31st, 2023

The Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results for applicants who took it in 2022 have been made available in preliminary form.

This was disclosed in a statement released by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) on January 25, 2023.

The results are accessible on the www.waecgh.org website of the organization that manages the examinations.

The results for unaffiliated candidates are available on the council’s website, waecgh.org.
School candidates may also view their results online at the Council’s website, according to a statement signed by Rev. Victor Brew, WAEC’s head of legal.

The test is used to certify candidates and select students for Ghana’s senior high schools and technical institutes.

For the school exam, a total of 552,288 applicants—276,999 men and 275,289 women—appeared.

There are also 427 candidates with hearing impairment, 65 candidates with visual impairment, and 54 candidates who require additional test accommodations.

4,309 individuals out of the total applicants who registered for the test were not present.

A total of 1,144 candidates entered the BECE for Private Candidates.
503 females and 641 guys made up this group.

84 candidates out of the total who registered to take the exam were not present.

Malpractices

The 33rd Meeting of the Final Awards and Examiners’ Appointment Committee for the BECE, 2022, convened on January 24, 2023, accepted the following after investigations into some of the incidences of examination misconduct discovered during the conduct of the examinations were finished:

  1. Cancellation of 416 school candidates’ subject results and the subject results of 3 private candidates for bringing foreign materials into the test room or conspiring with other candidates;
  2. withholding 38 school applicants’ subject results while investigations into numerous alleged incidences of examination fraud are ongoing;
  3. The complete results of 73 school applicants and 2 private candidates were invalidated for the offense of carrying a phone into the exam room;
  4. Withholding the whole results of 11 school candidates while investigations into several alleged test fraud incidents are completed.
  5. The scripts of candidates from 40 schools in some topics are currently being examined.
  6. According to the findings of the investigations, the results of candidates who suppressed them may be canceled or made public.

The Council is warning all parties involved to be careful of con artists who claim to be able to improve results in exchange for money.
Candidates should be aware that the WAEC results are secure and verifiable.

The statement concluded, “The Council wishes to express its heartfelt appreciation to all stakeholders, in particular the Ministry of Education, Ghana Education Service, the Security Agencies, Supervisors, Invigilators, Examiners, and all who in various ways supported it in the successful conduct of the examinations and release of results.”

Source: citinewsroom

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