See below for procedures on how to login to the Waec result checker portal to check 2017/2018 Wassce results;
How To Check 2017 Results Online
1. Visit the Waec Result Checking Portal via https://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. Select your Examination Year (i.e. 2017)
4. Select the Type of Examination [ i.e. SCHOOL CANDIDATE RESULTS]
5. Enter the Card Serial Number found on the reverse side of your WAEC Result Checker Scratch card
6. Enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your Waec result checker Scratch card (Use the PIN printed on your examination /acknowledgement slip)
7. Click Submit and wait for the results window to come up.
Alternatively, you can use the SMS notification method by following the steps below;
Send SMS in the format:
WAEC*ExamNo*PIN*ExamYear to the short-code 32327 (MTN, Aritel & Glo subscribers)
For example -:
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).
How many times can I check my results?
Candidates can check their results up to a maximum of 5 (five) times with the use of 1 (one) Scratch card. In order to check further after exhausting the allowed 5 (five) times you will need to purchase another Scratch card which will entitle you to another 5 (five) result checks.
If you are having trouble checking your result as a result of wrong exam number, kindly proceed to the nearest WAEC office to make corrections to information erroneously provided by you in the course of your registration.
Announcing the release of the results online via their Twitter handle, the Head of National Office (HNO), Mr. Isaac Adenipekun, said that a total of 1,567,016 candidates registered for the examination, out of which 1,559,162 candidates sat the examination.
He said that of the total number of candidates that sat the exam, 829,853 were male and 729,309 were female, representing 53.22 per cent and 46.27 per cent respectively.
According to a breakdown of the results, a total of 1,471,151, representing 94.36 per cent have their results fully processed and released, while 95,734 candidates, representing 5.64 per cent have a few of their subjects still being processed due to errors traceable to the candidates.
Such errors are being corrected and the results will be fully processed and released subsequently.
A total of 923,486 candidates, representing 59.22 per cent, obtained minimum of credits in 5 subjects and above, including English Language and Mathematics.
The HNO added that there was a significant improvement in the performance of candidates when compared with the results of 2015 and 2016 examinations with the percentage of candidates in this category in 2015 and 2016 at 38.68 per cent and 52.97 per cent, respectively.