The waiting duration for the West African Examinations Council to release the 2022 BECE results has been extended from the usual 45 or 60 days to 75 days amid Covid-19, an official of WAEC told AcademicWeek.com in a discussion.
Considering the new timeline he said the management of the non-profit-making organization (WAEC) is expected to release the 2022 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results in late December 2022 or early January 2023.
“The West African Exams Council is expected to release the BECE School results within 75 days after the conduct of the national examination. The 75 days results waiting duration is amid the outbreak of coronavirus (Covid-19)” he said.
The not-for-profit organization (WAEC) this academic year administered the 2022 edition of the Basic Education Certificate Examination to two groups of BECE candidates (School and Private) for the first time at the same period.
A total number of 552,276 prospective candidates made up of 276,988 males and 275,288 females from 18,501 Junior High Schools (JHS) participated in BECE for School Candidates at 2,023 centres throughout the country.
In respect of the BECE for Private Candidates, a total of 1,132 candidates made up of 634 males and 498 females sat for the private examination. The examination was taken at 15 selected centres, mainly in the regional capitals.
How to check your 2022 BECE results
1. Visit the BECE results checking portal
2. Enter your Index number
3. Confirm your Index number
4. Select examination type (Eg BECE School)
5. Select examination year (Eg 2022)
6. Enter your serial number
7. Enter your PIN
8. Verify the captcha and click on submit button for the window to display your BECE results.
Commenced with Social Studies and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) on Monday, October 17, 2022, the 2022 edition of the examination for final year basic school students ended on October 21, 2022, with French.