WASSCE 2021: Thousands of results cancelled, withheld

BY: Kweku Zurek
WASSCE 2021: See how many results were cancelled and withheld
WASSCE 2021: See how many results were cancelled and withheld

A total of 1,339 subject results and 174 entire results of some students who sat for the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for School Candidates in Ghana have been cancelled.

WAEC in a statement said the results were cancelled for various examination malpractices such as bringing foreign material including mobile phones into the examination hall, tearing off parts of question papers and collusion.

WAEC releases 2021 WASSCE results

Withheld results

The entire results of 3,667 candidates have also been withheld pending the conclusion of investigations into various cases of examination malpractice detected during and after the conduct of the examination.

Additionally, the scripts of candidates from 194 schools in certain subjects have been withheld and are being scrutinised.

"The withheld results of candidates may be cancelled or released based on the outcome of the investigations," WAEC said in a statement.