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WAEC GCE Result: 2021 First Series GCE Result Released

WAEC GCE Result: The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has released the January/February exam results of the 2021 first series of the West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination for private candidates (WAEC GCE).

How to Check WAEC GCE Result

The 2021 WAEC GCE Result for January/February First Series examination has been successfully uploaded online and it is accessible from the WAEC official result checking website.

  1. Visit the WAEC result checking portal at www.waecdirect.org.
  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. 2021
  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

NOTE: The result checker PIN and Serial Number needed to check your result online is contained on your Smart Identity Card used during the conduct of the examination. 

How to Check WAEC GCE Result via SMS

In case you want to check your 2021 WAEC GCE result via SMS, use the shortcode 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 2021 GCE first Series Result Statistics

The West African Examinations Council, has announced the release of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination for private candidates, 2021 – first series This was announced by the Head of the Nigeria National Office Patrick Areghan at a press briefing.

Areghan said the WASSCE for private candidates, 2021 second series was successfully conducted under strict COVID-19 protocols.

“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,” he said.


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  • My result is not showing, is there s reason for that??

  • Deborah

    Same with what Samuel ehianetalor

  • Pls Sir, I opened the website, filled in my details and submitted only to see this,
    Error, Result not available for the candidate in the specified year and specified exam diet
    What do I do?

  • Olabode Adeolu

    my result is not showing please why ?

  • John T Christopher Opulah

    Pls release the result of the January and February waec gce private center at orominike girls

  • John T Christopher Opulah

    Pls release the result of January and February 2020

  • Anozie Stephen

    Pls release all the held result for GCE waec Jan/ Feb 2020

  • 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