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2021 WASSCE Candidates Did Better Than Predecessor In Science, Social Studies

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has said there were improvements in the performance of 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) candidates at A1-C6 in Integrated Science and Social Studies compared to the 2020 results.

Last year 52.53% pegged A1 to C6 but 65.70% of the 2021 candidates pegged A1 to C6 in Integrated Science, according to statistics released by WAEC.

For Social Studies, 64.31% pegged A1 to C6 in 2020 but in 2021, 66.03% pegged A1 to C6.

Conversely, with regards to English language and Mathematics, the performance of this year’s candidates declined.

Statistics show that in the English Language 57.34% of the 2020 candidates pegged A1 to C6 but this year had 54.08%.

In 2020, 65.71 candidates did A1 to C6 in Mathematics but 54.11% in 2021 in the same subject.

The login details will be made available to heads of schools to enable them to print the statements of results for their candidates.

Candidates can also access their results on the WAEC website or dial the short code *944#.

A total of 446,352 candidates (18.8% higher than last year’s candidates) sat for this year’s examination out of which 50.4% are female with 49.6% male population.

Out of 965 schools whose students sat for the exam, 194 of them have their results canceled.

Source: opemsuo.com/Hajara Fuseini

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