The results for the 2022 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for both School and Private Candidates have been released by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).
According to a statement released on January 25, WAEC indicated that it will provide students’ test scores to their schools via the Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Directors of Education. In addition, WAEC revealed that the subject results of 416 school applicants and 3 private candidates were canceled for the offense of bringing foreign items into the exam hall.
There have been 38 students who have had their subject results withheld while investigations into various incidences of alleged wrongdoing are conducted. The Council also announced that all of the student candidates’ results have been canceled while the matter is being looked into.
Meanwhile, applicants’ scripts in selected subjects from 40 schools are being reviewed. Candidates’ confidential scores may be overturned or made public, according to the statement, depending on the findings of an ongoing investigation.
The BECE school test was taken by 552,288 people, including 276,999 men and 275,289 girls. Sixty-five of them have a vision impairment, 427 have a hearing disability, and 54 have additional test accommodation needs. 4,309 people who registered for the test did not show up.
There were a total of 1,144 private school students that applied to take the BECE. A total of 641 men and 503 females. Eighty-four people who registered for the test didn’t show up for it.
Source – Tru News Report