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RELEASE OF PROVISIONAL RESULTS FOR THE BASIC EDUCATION CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (BECE) FOR SCHOOL AND PRIVATE CANDIDATES, 2023
The West African Examinations Council wishes to inform the public that it has
released provisional results of candidates who sat for the BECEfor both Schools and
Private Candidates, 2023. The Council will despatch the results of school candidates
to their respective schools through the Metropolitan/Municipal/District Directors of
The results for Private Candidates can be accessed at the Council’s
website www.waecgh.org. BECE Results Checker 2023
School candidates who so desire, may also access their results online at the Council’s
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 centres
acrossthe country. Out of the total number, 3,366 candidateswere absent.
The BECEfor Private Candidates recorded a total entry figure of 1,839 candidates.
This was made up of 942 males and 897 females. Fifteen centres, mostly in thereqtonal
capitals, were used for the conduct of the examination. Out of the total number of
candidateswho 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, 6 th 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
(2) Cancellation of Ent.ire 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 offences;
(4) Withholding of Entire Results of 110 school candidates and 2 private
Candidates for various suspected offences;
Meanwhile, the scripts of 22,270 candidates, in certain subjects are being scrutinized
for reported casesof mass cheating. Their results may be cancelled or released
basedon 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 School,
Supervisors, Invigilators, Examiners and all who in various ways supported it in the
successful conduct of the examination and release of results.
Source; WAEC Press Release Today