Have you passed WAEC this year? Learn how to find out your results.
You have gone through the exciting and at times disturbing process of WAEC examinations. What now? Now you need to learn how to check Waec result. There are several ways you can go about the business and use various devices for it. Let’s get some practical tips.
How to check WAEC result online?
Here are few steps you can take to accomplish the task:
- Buy WAEC scratch card
Use only authorized dealers for such a purchase and beware of extra low offers. There are many scammers out there and they can go an extra mile to make money on you. You can buy your card at a reliable bank or at the post office. The best option is to buy it from WAEC Zonal Office in your area.
Visit www.waecdirect.org and go here: http://www.waecdirect.org/faq.htm#3. You can pick the Q/A Where can I buy a scratch card and find a list of the authorized outlets.
- Go to Waec result checker (www.waecdirect.org)
On the waec website and in the left upper corner you would find the yellow checking form. It has several empty fields, which have to be filled in by you.
- Exam # - 10 digits, you get, when you register to pass an exam;
- insert the year (2014 for instance) you have taken the exam in;
- Pick you exam type from the drop out menu;
- Insert your PIN from the card;
- and click the submit button.
Once you follow all the steps, you can print out the results for your West African Examination Council tests. Instead of PC of notebook you can use a smartphone with internet connection to carry out the check.
How to check WAEC result offline?
What if you do not have the PC with internet connection? Can you still use your scratch card to check the results? You can use a cell phone offline to send SMS and check your results. For instance MTN or Glo along with Celtel users can type in the short code 32327 and enter WAEC PIN plus exam year. Here is what you do:
- type WAEC *
- *exam number
- *10 digit PIN
- *year (2015)
No spaces between the digits are allowed. Send SMS and wait to receive your WAEC result on your cell phone. At this you will have to cover the costs of sending SMS, which is around 30 naira. Surely, that adds up to the overall costs of checking the results.
How to check my WAEC result without scratch card?
It’s pretty easy to learn how to check WAEC result 2015 with the card, but can you do without it? That is what many Nigerians want to know, because the card has to be purchased and it costs money. Unfortunately, there is no way to do it without the scratch card. Such a function is not available.
You can find online various people offering such services or selling scratch cards at unbelievably low costs, such as 6-7 naira per piece. Or they offer you to call some person and get the check done without the card. Beware of scam! Your “free” solution may end up costing you more than the legitimate way of checking. At times paying more ends up getting better results!
How many times I can check my WAEC result with one scratch card?
That’s a good question to ask, as the number is limited. In average a card may cost you around N450 and it can be used 5 times and no more. So, make sure you do the check timely and following the proper procedure to avoid higher costs.
Here is a link you can follow to find out if the WAEC result is out for 2015/2016 - http://waecdirect-org.blogspot.com/2013/05/waecdirect-online-result-checker.html. It is always the best to use the official WAEC site to obtain any information on exams or results. That would keep you safe from getting caught by scammers.
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