Do you know How to check results using text messages? This guide will put you through on how you can do that yourself?
Secondary school WAEC Candidates should be able to check their results without stress, since the 2021 WAEC result is out candidate can check their results using their mobile phones by sending SMS to see their results.
This article will only dive deep into how to check results using text messages, we also made a full tutorial on easy steps to check WAEC results, which includes checking your WAEC result online and buying a scratch card.
All you need for this process is your WAEC examination card given to you during your examination, if you have misplaced your card make sure you read this 5min quick guide on how to purchase a WAEC examination pin.
On the card, you have your WAEC EXAMINATION NUMBER, EXAMINATION YEAR, EXAMINATION PIN, and these are the only requirements you need and all this can be found on your examination card.
How to check results using text message
Without wasting much of your time, let’s get started. According to the examination body, the candidate should send their SMS to 32327
Like every regular message, you will be charged per SMS which costs only N30, make sure you have above that on your mobile phone.
Your message body should look like this:
- For example: WAEC*4201001001*123456789012*2021
You don’t have to give space,
Once the SMS is sent, the result will be delivered via SMS to the mobile phone of the candidate.
How to check WAEC results online
For a candidate that finds it hard to get their result through SMS, you should get an android phone and a working compatible browser like Chrome installed in it.
Secondly, you also need a network connection since you are going online for these processes, other requirements should be as the above one.
Do you know: Your examination number is your centre number followed by 3-digits candidate number
- Visit their portal at https://www.waecdirect.org/
- Enter your 10-digit WAEC Examination Number.
- Enter the 4 digits of your Examination Year eg. 2021
- Select the Type of Examination eg. private candidate result/school candidate result
- Enter the e-PIN Voucher Number
- Enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your e-PIN
- Click “Submit” and wait for the results window to come up
NB: The WAEC result scratch card allows for 5 uses only on the examination number.
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You can use any SIM for this process including MTN, GLO, AIRTEL, etc. I hope this article on How to check results using text message was helpful and you have successfully checked your result, if you have any issue checking your result make sure your drop a comment below.