WAEC Releases 2021 BECE Results; Cancels Entire Papers Of 46 Students

The results of candidates who sat for the 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) have been released by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).

This was announced in a statement by the exam management body released today, Monday, February 28, 2022.

In today’s educational news, WAEC Releases 2021 BECE Results; Cancels Entire Papers Of 46 Students in Ghana.

“The council will dispatch the results to the schools through the Metropolitan/ Municipal/District Directors of Education. Meanwhile, the council has hosted the results online and candidates who desire, may access their results online at the Council’s website. www.waecgh.com, “the release mentioned.

Out of the results released, 138 candidates had their subject results cancelled for the offense of either bringing in foreign materials into the examination hall or colluding with other candidates.

46 candidates had their entire results cancelled for the offense of either sending mobile phones into the examination hall or impersonation.

148 candidates have their subject results withheld while and the entire results of 109 candidates have been put on hold pending the conclusion of investigations into various cases of alleged examination malpractice.

In the meantime, the scripts of candidates from 24 schools in certain subjects are undergoing scrutiny.

2021 BECE Statistics

A total of 572,167 candidates made up of 287,730 males and 284,437 females entered the examination.

Among the registered candidates, 61 had visual impairment and 321 were identified with hearing impairment.

In addition, 86 candidates had special assessment needs due to other conditions.

The total entry figure was 7.61./0 higher than the 2020 entry of 531,707.

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In all 18,028 schools presented candidates for the examination, which was administered at 2,158 centres.

Out of the total number of candidates who registered, 7,315 (1.28%) were absent.

The 2021 BECE School Placement Release Date

By the end of March, the BECE School Placement 2021 will be available, allowing potential SHS 1 students to report to school on April 4th.

The minister addressed that there will be significantly less technological issues this year compared to prior years.

This is because the BECE School Placement Verification and Confirmation process, which just ended, will ensure that BECE School placement goes smoothly.

The Ghana Education Service, GES has improved the Computerized School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) portal ahead of time to ensure that the BECE school placements are released with no downtime.

In summary, WAEC has released the results of the recent Basic Education Examination Certificate (BECE) A total of 572,167 candidates made up of 287,730 males and 284,437 females sat for the examinations Some students had their entire papers cancelled owing to examination malpractice.

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