MyeduNigeria gathered from the WAEC office, Yaba, Lagos, Head of National Office, that a total of 308,217 candidates registered for the Waec gce nov/dec 2013 and about 82 blind candidates registered and sat for the examination. 17 candidates, representing 20.73% obtained credits in 5 subjects including English Language and Mathematics.
Number of students:
296,827 candidates, consisting of 163,659 male and 133,168 female candidates sat for the examination.
Out of the total of candidates, 299,784 candidates, representing 97.26% have their results fully released, while 8,433 candidates, representing 2.74% have a few of their subjects still being proceed.
Of the total of candidates that sat the examination, 120,115 candidates, representing 40.46%, obtained 6 credits and above; 161,721 candidates representing 54.48% obtained 5 credits and above.
In addition, 198,832 candidates, representing 66.98% obtained credits and above in four subjects while 230,325 candidates representing 77.59 obtained Credits and above in 3 subjects.
A total of 256,500 candidates representing 86.41% obtained credits and above in 2 subjects.”
When compared to the November/December 2011 and 2012 WASSCE (Private) results,
“In 2011 :
a total of 139,827 candidates, representing 36.07% obtained credits in 5 subjects and above including English Language and Mathematics.
a total of 150,615 candidates, representing 37.97% obtained credits in 5 subjects including English Language and Mathematics.”
But there was over 8% decline in candidates’ performance as only 29.17% obtained credits in 5 subjects and above in Gce 2013.