WAEC Release 2023 BECE Results – Details


The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released provisional results of candidates who sat for the BECE for both School and Private Candidates, in 2023.

The Council will despatch the results of school candidates

to their respective schools through the Metropolitan/Municipal/District

Directors of Education.

Meanwhile, the results for exam sitters can be accessed at the Council’s website www.waecgh.org.


A total of 600,900 candidates, comprising 300,404 males and 300,496 females from

18,993 participating schools entered for the school examination. This figure includes

53 candidates with visual impairment, 366 with hearing impairment, and 54 candidates

with other special educational needs. The examination was conducted at 2,137 centers

across the country. Out of the total number, 3,366 candidates were absent.

The BECE for Private Candidates recorded a total entry figure of 1,839 candidates.

This was made up of 942 males and 897 females. Fifteen centers, mostly in the regional

capitals, were used for the conduct of the examination. Out of the total number of

candidates who entered for the examination, 61 were absent.


Following the completion of investigations into several cases of irregularity detected

during the conduct of the examination and marking of scripts, the 34th Meeting of the

Final Awards and Examiners’ Appointment Committee for BECE, held on Monday,

6th November, 2023 approved as follows:

(1) Cancellation of Subject Results of 312 school candidates and 3 private

candidates for bringing foreign materials, namely, prepared notes, text

books and printed materials into the examination hall or colluding with

other candidates;

(2) Cancellation of Entire Results of 41 school candidates and 1 private

candidate for possession of mobile phones in the examination hall;

(3) Withholding of Subject Results of 180 school candidates and 4 private

candidates for various suspected offenses;

(4) Withholding of Entire Results of 110 school candidates and 2 private

Candidates for various suspected offenses;

Meanwhile, the scripts of 22,270 candidates, in certain subjects are being scrutinized

for reported cases of mass cheating. Their results may be canceled or released

based on the outcome of investigations.


The Council is cautioning all stakeholders to be wary of fraudsters who ‘promise to

upgrade results for a fee. Candidates are to note that WAEC results are secured and

can be authenticated.


The Council expresses its sincerest gratitude to stakeholders especially the Ministry of

Education, Ghana Education Service, the Security Agencies, Heads of Schools,

Supervisors, Invigilators, Examiners, and all who in various ways supported it in the

successful conduct of the examination and release of results

Source: WAEC

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