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WAEC Clarifies Issues On Exam Remarking, Outstanding & Withheld Results

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The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has clarified issues concerning remarking of answer scripts, Outstanding Result and Withheld Result”

WAEC made this known while responding to questions from concerned individuals on the recently released WAEC results.

According to WAEC, the first step towards getting your exam or answer script remarked is to notify the school where you took the examination.

The school will then forward an application on your behalf to the West African Examination Council (WAEC).

This application must be received 60 days after the release of the results and will attract a fee.

The council further explained what it means to have an “Outstanding Result” or With Held Result”.

From the explanation, “Outstanding Result” simply means pending result. This implies that there may be errors from the affected candidate either during registration or during the examination that are being corrected. The results that fall in this category have a high chance of being released.

“Withheld or held Results” on the other hand signifies that the affected candidate violated the rules & regulations guiding the conduct of the examination.

The fate of the results that fall in this category will be decided during the National Executive Council meeting that will be held in November this year. However, such results may or may not be released.

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4 comments

  1. muhammad abubakar

    as for we that sat for the exam from niger state when we try to check out our result it reply to us that no resut for this candidate in the specified year.what is our fate?

  2. Please waec release our withheld result, please don’t change our good Destiny’s to another thing please satan we release you and God we not withheld your glory, please sir “ma just think of it that we are your children please am on my knees

  3. I registered my jamb with awaiting results, and this August is the deadline jamb gave us to upload results but my results is held.
    How can me results be held when some people in my center saw their results?? 😏😏😏

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