WAEC Result: Meaning Of Held, Witheld, Outstanding And Others


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What does it mean when WAEC held/
witheld results?
What does it mean to have
outstanding in some subjects in WAEC
result?
What does it mean to be replied by WAEC server with ‘No Result For This
Candidate in the specified year‘?
Some candidates were shown one of
the tags above in the course of
checking their WAEC Result Online. So0 we have decided to define these terms, so that candidates will be able to know where they fall in and the probability of getting their results released.
MEANING OF WITHHELD WAEC
RESULT:
Possibility of release: Slim
This occurs when almost all the
candidates in a particular centre had
same grade. WAEC will further
investigate the result. If truly the
candidates engaged in any form of malpractice during the exam, such
results would be seized and not
released. But if reverse is the case, they
would be released.
MEANING OF HELD WAEC RESULT Possibility of release: Slim
Almost the same thing with withheld.
Held result mostly occur when a
written remark is made on a candidate
answer booklet relating to malpractice
and other examination offences. MEANING OF OUTSTANDING IN WAEC
RESULT
Possibility of release: Medium
Outstanding in some subject(s) mostly
occur when a student is recorded as
present in exams, but the mark on the
subject(s) are not concluded. It can
also be cause by extra answer sheet. i.e. when not properly attached or
some other factors.
MEANING OF ‘NO RESULT FOR THIS
CANDIDATE IN THE SPECIFIED YEAR‘
Possibility of release: Slim
This often happened to candidates
that registered with special centres.
If you are not guilty of any
examination offences and your result
shows any of the tags stated above, there is high possibility of release.