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WAEC Set To Cancel Results of Students Caught Cheating

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) is an examination firm and council, that is set to examine students at the end of their junior high schools and senior high school education. It takes control of the final examinations of students in West Africa, who are aiming to further their education to Senior High Schools and Universities.

Due to the failure of students to stick to their books, they rely on external papers (apor). They however, end up fumbling at the exam hall.

In relation to this, the West African Examination Council(WAEC) has threatened to cancel the entire results of any candidate of the partaking in the exam. They warned students that, if they are caught engaging in any form of malpractice, they will be bitterly penalised. Candidates are hereby informed.

The examination body also made it clear that such candidate caught in the act of examination malpractice will also be prosecuted. As such students/candidates are hereby urged to desist from the act to avoid the wrath of the exam body.


WAEC Set To Cancel Results of Students Caught Cheating

WAEC Warn Students to Refrain From Malpractice


West African Senior School Certificate Examination Council (WAEC) has warned that candidates who come into examination halls with mobile phones or any other electronic gadgets will have their entire results cancelled. WAEC's warning comes as it begins registration for second series of WASSCE for private candidates.

In a statement signed by the Council Head of National Office Mr. Olu Adenipekun, it contained all the regulations set down by the council.

He said, “Candidates who engage in examination malpractice will not only have their results cancelled, but may be prosecuted”.

However, the HNO opined that Candidates who wish to register for the examination after the close of entries may be accommodated.


These candidates are supposed to register any paper not less than twenty four hours to the scheduled time of the papers they intend to write. Reportedly, the fee taken is GH¢25,000.

"Walk-in-Candidates" provided they register not less than twenty four hours to the scheduled time of the paper (s) they intend to write.

He also urged the candidates with special needs to also register online like other candidates but they must clearly state their disabilities.

The council has said it will not be held responsible for any errors in candidates' names or personal details uploaded to its website.

According to the council, request for correction will not be accepted on any edit of information which a candidate voluntarily gives at the point of  registration as soon as the examination starts.

Good luck to all students!


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