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Waec Releases New Date For The 2024 WASSCE

Latest report indicate that the 2024 WASSCE date has been changed. WAEC has released a new date for the exams. As stated originally, the 2024 WASSCE was supposed to begin on Monday 1st July and end on 31st August, 2024.

What Is The New Date For The 2024 WASSCE?

The 2024 WASSCE will now begin on Monday, 5th August, 2024. The exams is expected to end on 27th September, 2024.

What About The 2024 BECE?

According to WAEC, the 2024 BECE Date remains unchanged. The exams will begin on Monday 8th July, 2024. The exams will end on Friday, 12th July, 2024.

2024 WASSCE And BECE Registration Date

WAEC is yet to release the registration date for both WASSCE and BECE. However, based on what happened in 2023, the portal for the registration of eligible candidates is likely to be opened in April, 2024 and the registration deadline is likely to be in June, 2024.

During this registration, it is important for all candidates to ensure that their bio data is captured accurately and that they are registered for the correct subjects.

Once the registration exercise is done, candidates will have to go back to their books and study for the exams. Here are some tips for candidates.

2024 WASSCE Grading System

WASSCE Grading System was introduced to assess students’ performance. The WASSCE grading system is based on the percentage of your total marks(continuous assessment which is 30% and the WASSCE, which is 70%)

Below Is The WASSCE 2024 grades in percentage;

  • A1 Excellent        75% – 100%
  • B2 Very good      70% – 74%
  • B3 Good                65%-    69%
  • C4 Credit             60% –  64%
  • C5 Credit            55% –  59%
  • C6 Credit             50% –  54%
  • D7 Pass                45% –    49%
  • E8 Pass               40% –     44%
  • F9 Failure          0% –   39%

The numerical value is also listed below;

GRADENUMERIC VALUEINTERPRETATION
A11EXCELLENT
B22VERY GOOD
B33GOOD
C44CREDIT
C55CREDIT
C66CREDIT
D77PASS
E88PASS
F99FAIL

WAEC Grading System and Interpretation in Percentage

GradeDefinitionInterpretation in Percentage
A1Excellent75 – 100
B2Very Good70 – 74
B3Good65 – 69
C4Credit60 – 64
C5Credit55 – 59
C6Credit50 – 54
D7Pass49 – 45
E8Pass40 – 44
F9Fail0 – 39

How Do I Calculate My WASSCE Results?

To calculate your WASSCE results properly, sum the 6 best subjects of your results. Including the four core subjects (Mathematics, English, Integrated Science, and Social Studies). Mathematics and English Language is always  a must subject among the core subjects.

If you intend to pursue a Science related programme in university, you need to include Science in your grading but if you do not, then you can consider Social Studies.

Credit: examhall

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