Last updated on August 10th, 2022 at 10:17 am
Did you write the just concluded Senior School Certificate Examination? This guide will show you how to easily check West African Examination Council (WAEC) results right on your phone in the comfort of your home.
Two means of checking your SSCE result:
- Through WAEC portal
- Through SMS by sending some codes on the phone number linked to your registration
Remember, the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has made checking of results handy for candidates in Nigeria. Below is how to access and check your results online, using the results checker pin on your smart identity cards used during the conduct of the examination.
This method involves checking waec results online without a scratch card. Candidates can check their results on the examination’s portal at: www.waecdirect.org by following the procedure below:
- Step 1: Enter your 10-digit WAEC Examination Number. (This is your 7-Digit centre number followed by your 3-digit candidate number eg. 4123456789)
- Step 2: Enter the 4 digits of your Examination Year eg. 2002
- Step 3: Select the Type of Examination
- Step 4: Enter the e-PIN Voucher Number
- Step 5: Enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your e-PIN
- Step 6: Click Submit and wait for the results window to load
Note: e-Pin voucher can be purchased online.
Sample of WAEC result checker pin:
Your result checker pin should look something like this:
- Seral: WRN277772700
- Pin: 306748599923
- Exam no: 7290114564
How to check WAEC results through SMS
To check your WAEC result through SMS, follow the steps below:
- Step 1: Purchase WAEC Direct Scratch card
- Step 2: Send an SMS using this format: WAEC*Exam Number*PIN*Exam Year
For instance: WAEC*3479751090*213456746735*2021
- Step 3: The USSD code above should be sent to 32327 (MTN, Airtel & Glo subscribers).
NOTE: When you’re sending the USSDC code, ensure that there is no space in the message and ensure that you strictly use the format above.
SMS cost #30 per message on MTN, Glo, and Airtel
EG: WAEC*4507289697*712386754326*2021 and send to 32327
Wait for your result to be delivered to your phone via SMS.
When you check your result, it’s also very important to know the interpretation of WAEC grades and the significance of the number used by the examination body.