The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced the release of the 2020 May/June SSCE results. This announcement was made by the Head of WAEC Nigeria, Patrick E. Areghan. According to him, a total of 1 Million Five Hundred and Forty-Nine Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty (1,549,740) candidates registered for the examination.
Out of that number, One Million Five Hundred and Thirty-Eight Thousand Four Hundred and Forty-Five (1,538,445) candidates sat the examination. Seven Hundred and Eighty Thousand Six Hundred and Sixty (780,660) were males while Seven Hundred and Fifty-Seven Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-Five (757,785) were females, representing 50.74% and 49.26% respectively.
He equally disclosed that One Million Four Hundred and Fifty-Six Thousand Seven Hundred and Twenty-Seven (1,456,727) candidates have their results fully processed and released while Eighty-One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighteen (81,718) candidates representing 5.31% have a few of their subjects still being processed due to some errors on the part of the candidates.
He however added that efforts are being made to speedily complete the processing to enable all the affected candidates to get their results fully processed and released, subsequently.
In terms of performance, One Million Three Hundred and Thirty-Eight Thousand Three Hundred and Fifty-Eight (1,338,348) candidates, representing 86.99% obtained credit and above in a minimum of any five (5) subjects (i.e with or without English Language and/or Mathematics) while One Million, Three Thousand, Six Hundred and Sixty-Eight (1,003.668) candidates, representing 65.24% obtained credits and above in a minimum of five (5) subjects, including English Language and Mathematics
Of this number, Four Hundred and Ninety-Seven Thousand One Hundred and Thirty-Nine (497,139) i.e 49.53% were male candidates, while Five Hundred and Six Thousand Five Hundred and Twenty-Nine (506,529) i.e 50.47% were female candidates.
He further revealed that the results of Two Hundred and Fifteen Thousand One Hundred and Forty-Nine (215,149) candidates, representing 13.98% of the total number of candidates that sat the examination are being withheld in connection with various reported cases of examination malpractice. The cases are being investigated and reports of the investigations will be presented to the appropriate Committee of the Council for determination in due course.
Candidates are advised to start checking their results within the next 24 hours.
How to check 2020 May/June result
1. Candidates should visit WAEC 2020 result checking portal at
2. Candidates should enter the WAEC Examination Number in the required column.
3. Select your Examination Year i.e. 2020.
4. Select your Examination Type which is SCHOOL CANDIDATE RESULT.
5. Enter the Card Serial Number.
6. Enter the Card PIN.
7. Candidates should click “Submit” button to get your 2020 WAEC Result.