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27.02.2006 General News

WAEC releases 2005 Nov/Dec results


Accra, Feb. 27, GNA - The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Monday announced the release of provisional results for the 2005 November/December Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination. A statement signed by Mrs Agnes Teye-Cudjoe, Senior Public Relations Officer of the Council, said out of a total of 144,473 candidates who registered for the examination, 867 candidates had some their subject results cancelled and 85 candidates had their entire results cancelled.

The affected candidates were involved in various examination irregularities such as bringing mobile phones and prepared notes into the examination hall, tearing parts of their question paper and answer booklets and collusion.

It said the entire results of 419 candidates had been withheld pending the conclusion into various irregularities. The statement said the examination recorded a total of 205 impersonation cases, whose penalty was the cancellation of the entire results and prohibition from taking examinations conducted by the Council for two years.

The statement said individual statement of results for candidates were being mailed to addresses provided by candidates. Candidates could also access their results online.