WAEC Releases Names Of All Students And Schools Whose 2022 WASSCE Results Were Withheld – Full List Here

The West African Examination Council has commenced investigations into the 2022 Withheld WASSCE results of some schools and students.

Candidates, who took part in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for School Candidates, 2022 and had their results withheld due to alleged involvement in examination irregularities, were invited to the WAEC Regional Offices where they wrote the examination.

The invitation was to assist the Council to conclude its investigations into the alleged irregularities. Candidates who failed to attend the regional office for investigation will find themselves wanting on the final determination of their results’ fate.

Below is the full list of all schools and names of all students who had either their entire results withheld or just a paper or two withheld.

Central Region


Greater Accra region


Eastern region


Ashanti region


Brong Ahafo regions


Volta region


Northern region


Upper West region


Upper East region


This comes after the West African Examination Council (WAEC) released the provisional results of the 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

The Council hosted the results online and candidates who so desire may access their results at the Council’s website, www.waecgh.org.

Performance statistics
A total number of 422,883 candidates made up of 203,753 males and 219,130 females from 977 schools sat for the examination.

This figure is 5.25% lower than the 2021 entry figure of 446,352. A total number of 2,818 (0.6796) of the candidates who registered were absent from the examination.

Data from WAEC shows the candidates performed better in Social Studies over a three-year period (2020-2022).

English Language, Core Mathematics, and Integrated Science on the other hand showed a fluctuating trend in the performance of candidates over the three-year period (2020-2022).

Cancelled Results

The subject results of 3,845 candidates have been cancelled for sending foreign material into the examination hall.

The entire results of some 518 candidates have also been cancelled for sending mobile phones into the examination hall.

Withheld results

The entire results of some 117 candidates have also been withheld pending the conclusion of investigations into alleged cases of impersonation detected during the examination.

The scripts of some other candidates from 179 schools in certain subjects are being scrutinised for reported cases of collusion.

“The withheld results of candidates may be cancelled or released based on the outcome of the investigations.”

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