How To Check Your WAEC GCE Results 2023

There are numerous contents available online on How to check WAEC GCE results for 2023/2024 candidates who participated in the recently concluded Examination.

The examination results for the 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) were officially released on Monday, August 7th, 2023.

If you are one of the candidates who participated in the 2023 West African Examination Council (WAEC) examination and want to check your result, you need a WAEC result checker pin.

Unlike JAMB results where you either need your JAMB registration number/phone number and it’s 100% free, the case is different with WAEC GCE. You will need the result checker pin and serial number contained on the smart identity card you used during the examination before you’ll be able to check your WAEC GCE results.

This guide provided below shows you how you can easily check your result on the WAEC website, via SMS, and serial number.

The 2023 first series West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE for Private Candidates (popularly known as WAEC GCE) results are now available online.

The 2023 WAEC GCE Results have been successfully uploaded online and can easily be accessed via the official WAEC result checking portal.

How to Check WAEC GCE Result Online.

STEP 1: The first step is to visit the WAEC result checking portal @


STEP 2: When the portal loads up, type in your 10-digit WAEC Examination Number.  (This is your 7-Digit centre number followed by your 3-digit candidate number eg. 4123456789)

STEP 3: Select your Examination Year eg. 2023

STEP 4: Select the Type of Examination i.e. PRIVATE CANDIDATE RESULT.

STEP 5: Select Examination Type e.g “May/June”

STEP 6: In the box provided, type in your Card Serial Number found on the reverse side of your Scratch card.

STEP 7: Type in the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your Scratch card.

STEP 8: Finally, click on the Submit button and wait for the portal to load your result.

CRUCIAL NOTE: Candidates seeking to check their WAEC GCE result should note that the result checker PIN and Serial Number that you need to check your result online is contained on your Smart Identity Card that you used during the examination.

IMPORTANT TIPS: Know that you can only use your result checker 5 times, so be wise and ensure you print out numerous copies of your result.

How to Check WAEC GCE Nov/Dec Result via SMS

Before implementing this method on how to check your WAEC GCE result, do note that only MTN, Glo and Airtel subscribers can check their WAEC Results using the SMS method in Nigeria.

This guide is specifically for candidates who want to check their 2023 WAEC GCE result via SMS, here’s the official shortcode format:

WAEC*ExamNo*PIN*ExamYear To short-code 32327 (MTN, Airtel & Glo subscribers). For example: WAEC*4250101001*123456789012*2023

How to Check Via Serial Number.

  • Make sure the device you are using, either your PC or mobile smartphone is connected to the internet.
  • Next, visit the WAEC GCE result checking website at
  • Type in your 10-digit WAEC Examination number.
  • Type in the Serial Number as shown on your smartcard.
  • Select your Examination year.
  • Click on Check my WAEC Result.

Important Note: It’s mandatory that you adhere strictly to the format above when checking your GCE result via SMS. There should be no space in the message.

After sending the message to 32327, exercise a little patience and wait for your result to be delivered to your phone via SMS. You need to have at least, N30 in the Simcard for the SMS method to work. The SMS Cost N30 only.

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