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WAEC GCE Result: 2019 First Series GCE Result Released

WAEC GCE Result: The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has released the January/February exam results of the 2019 first series of the West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination for private candidates (WAEC GCE).

How to Check WAEC GCE Result

The 2019 WAEC GCE Result for January/February First Series examination have been successfully uploaded online and it is accessible from the WAEC official result checking website.

  1. Visit the WAEC result checking portal at
  2. Enter your 10-digit WAEC Examination Number.  (This is your 7-Digit centre number followed by your 3-digit candidate number eg. 4123456789)
  3. Enter the 4 digits of your Examination Year eg. 2018
  4. Select the Type of Examination  i.e. PRIVATE CANDIDATE RESULT
  5. Enter the Card Serial Number found on the reverse side of your Scratch card.
  6. Enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your Scratch card
  7. Click Submit and wait for the results window to come up

How to Check WAEC GCE Result via SMS

In case you want to check your 2019 WAEC GCE result via sms, use the short code format below:

WAEC*ExamNo*PIN*ExamYear To short-code 32327 (MTN, Airtel & Glo subscribers)

For example -: WAEC*4250101001*123456789012*2013

Note: Ensure you adhere strictly to the format above. There should be no space in the message.

Wait for your result to be delivered to your phone via SMS. (SMS Cost N30 Only)

Hint: you can only use your result checker 5 times, so be wise!

Best of luck!

WAEC 2019 GCE First Series Result Statistics

3,102 candidates obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects including English Language and Mathematics. The figure represents 26.08 per cent of 11,892 candidates that sat the examination. Mr Olu Adenipekun, Head of National Office (HNO) of the WAEC, stated this while announcing the release at a press briefing held at the Council’s headquarters in Yaba, Lagos.

According to Adenipekun, of the 11,892 candidates who sat for the examination, 11, 686 had their results fully processed and released. He said a total of 8,782 candidates obtained credits and above in two subjects while 7,332 others obtained credits and above in three subjects.

Adenipekun said that 5,850 others obtained credit and above in four subjects while 4,314 others obtained credit and above in five subjects. According to him, 206 have few of their subjects still being processed due to errors traceable to the candidates in the course of registration or writing the examination.


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  • Destiny King

    Please Sir,I checked my result and it's showing held on all the subjects. Does this mean i may not have my grades again this year,2018 Gce?

  • Ugochukwu Lovelyn Ifeoma

    Good day sir/ ma, please i register for GCE exam and sit for it at the year 2016. But i can't remember the examination number and my code please have me out i need to check it what can i do please. Thanks

    1. It looks like you may need to try going to your examination centre, so that they can check their records.

  • Ngozi Odinma

    pls which university accept maths english economic and government for international relations