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About WAEC - SSCE
The West African Examinations Council is West Africa’s foremost examining board established by law to determine the examinations required in the public interest in the English-speaking West African countries, to conduct the examinations and to award certificates comparable to those of equivalent
examining authorities internationally.
By this mandate, the Council is expected to:
Assist in the development of sound Education
Ensure that educational standards are maintained
Give the people of West Africa a vision of the great potentials which lie beyond examinations.
Who Is Eligible?
The West African Examination Council SSCE/GCE Exam can be taken by any student currently in their final year in an accredited secondary school, and also candidates who might have moved in from another country and would like to further their education in west Africa.
Who Accepts WAEC Results?
WAEC results are generally accepted by all Tertiary Institutions in West Africa, and also accepted by a variety of Tertiary Institutions across the world. In most West African countries, the minimum qualification requirement for acquiring a job is a WAEC SSCE/GCE result.
What is the Minimum Accepted Grade?
For most Tertiary Institutions, the minimum required WAEC grade for admission are:
A Minimum of Credit (C) in Mathematics and English Language/French.
A Minimum of Credit (C) in three(3) other Subjects.