WAEC GCE result statistics for First series 2021 have been released.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the results of 91, 225 private candidates that sat for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in Nigeria. These include the important English Language and Mathematics.
Following the release of WAEC GCE Result of First Series 2021 exam, the statistic of result and general performances have been released for the Jan/Feb examination.
2021 WAEC GCE First Series Result Statistics
The council’s Head of National Office, Mr Patrick Areghan, said this at a news conference to announce the results of candidates who participated in the 2021 WASSCE (Private).
See also: How to Check 2021 WAEC GCE Result Online.
Areghan revealed that the examination which was conducted in full compliance of COVID-19 protocols.
He said: “The examination is primarily designed to help candidates seeking admission to tertiary institutions reduce the waiting time for results and beat admission deadlines.
“The analysis of the statistics of the performance of candidates shows that Two Thousand Nine Hundred and Thirty-Eight (2,938) candidates representing 40.31 per cent obtained credit and above in a minimum of any five subjects (with or without English Language and/or Mathematics; out of which One Thousand Three Hundred and Ninety-Six (1,396) were male and One Thousand five Hundred and Forty-Two (1,542) were female candidates, representing 47.52%and 52.48 % respectively;
“Two Thousand One Hundred and Ninety-Five (2,195) candidates representing 30.11 per cent obtained credits and above in a minimum of five (5) subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.
“Of this number, One Thousand and Seventy-Four (1,074) i.e. 48.93 per cent were male candidates, while One Thousand, One Hundred and Twenty-One (1,121) i.e. 51.07 per cent were female candidates.
“The percentage of candidates in this category in the WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2019 and 2020, that is, those who obtained credit and above in a minimum of five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, were 26.08 per cent and 32.23 per cent respectively.”
Giving an analysis of candidates performance, Areghan disclosed that two thousand one hundred and ninety-five, 2,195, candidates, representing 30.11% obtained credit and above in five subjects.