The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the provisional results of candidates, who sat for the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for School Candidates in Ghana.
The Council in a statement said it will make available login details to Heads of school to enable the candidates to print the statement of their results.
"Candidates are therefore advised to contact their Heads of school for their results. Meanwhile, the Council has hosted the results online and candidates who so desire, may access their results at the Council's website or dial the short code *944#," the statement said.
The Council also cautioned all stakeholders especially candidates to be on the alert and not fall prey to the activities of scammers who promise to upgrade results for a fee.
"Candidates are to note that all WAEC results are secured and can be authenticated. Institutions are therefore urged to always verify results presented to them to expose incidents of forgery," the statement said.
A total of 446,352 candidates, made up of 221,439 (49.6 %) males and 224,913 (50.4%) females from 965 schools entered for the examination.
The figure is 18.8% higher than the 2020 figure of 375,763.
A total of 3,545 (0.79 %) of the candidates who registered were absent from the examination.