2023 WASSCE: Results of some students withheld over AI answers

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has provided an explanation for the reason behind the withholding of certain West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results for 2023.

In a statement released on Monday, December 18, WAEC stated that since candidates submitted responses produced by artificial intelligence, subject results from 235 schools are being delayed.

Furthermore, due to a variety of suspected violations, the full results for 1,005 candidates and the subject results for 4,280 candidates have been withheld.

3,647 candidates’ subject results have been annulled by the examination organization for bringing in printed materials, textbooks, and prepared notes into the testing rooms.

Moreover, 839 students’ test scores were disqualified for having cell phones during the exam.

2023 WASSCE: Results of some students withheld over AI answers

On Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at the 35th meeting of the Ghana Examinations Committee, the following resolutions were accepted:

3,647 candidates had their subject results canceled because they had brought foreign objects into the testing rooms.

The complete set of results for 839 candidates whose phones were discovered in the exam rooms was canceled.

withholding 1,005 candidates’ entire results and 4,280 candidates’ subject results due to a variety of alleged transgressions, including as collusion and the use of artificial intelligence (AI)-generated responses.

In addition, 4,878 applicants have had their results blocked by WAEC for neglecting to return learning support materials that were given to them by their individual schools.

Candidates impacted by this policy are encouraged to get in touch with their respective schools for more information.

Check below for full details:

Read the statement by WAEC below


The West African Examinations Council wishes to inform its numerous stakeholders that it has released provisional results of candidates who sat for the WASSCE for School Candidates, 2023 (Ghana Only Version). The Council will make available login details to heads of school to enable them access the results of their candidates.

The results have been hosted online and candidates who so desire may access their results at the Council’s website

The results of 4,878 candidates have been blocked for failing to return learning support materials supplied to them by their schools. Such candidates are to contact their schools.

The Council would like to caution all its stakeholders to be wary of fraudsters who promise to upgrade results for a fee. Candidates are to note that WAEC results are secured and can be authenticated using its results verification system. The WAEC QR code can be downloaded and used to verify results.

A total number of 448,674 candidates made up of 212,453 males and 236,221 females from 975 schools entered for the examination. This figure is 5.8% higher than the 2022 entry figure of 422,883. A total number of 3,404 (0.75%) were absent from the examination.

The performance of candidates with respect to the four Core Subjects is shown in the tables below.


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