The West African Examination Council wishes to inform its public that it has released provisional results of candidates who sat for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for school candidates 2020.

The council will despatch the results to the schools through the Metropolitan/ Municipal / District Directors of Education. Meanwhile, the council has hosted the result online and candidates who so desire, may access thier results of the council website

A total of 531,707 candidates made up of 269,408 males and 262,299 females sat for the examination. The candidates were from a total of 17,436 schools and the examination was administered at 2,012 centres. Out of the total number of candidates who initially registered, 1.59% were absent.


1. Cancellation of subject results of 417 candidates for bringing foreign materials into the examination hall.

2. Cancellation of the entire results of 44 candidates for bringing mobile phones into the examination hall.

3. Withholding of the subject results of 977 candidates.

Source: WAEC