New WAEC Grading System for WASSCE Released Online

The West African Examination Council has released its new grading system for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)  for both Private and School Candidates.

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WAEC Grading System: This is the official explanation of the WAEC Grading System for WASSCE.


This article explains how the West African Examination council awards mark to candidates during WAEC examination.

This WAEC grading system applies to WAEC government exam and WAEC private Examination.

Here is the Waec Grading System Under the new WAEC grading system.

A1 is Excellent,

B2 Very Good

B3 Good

C4, C5 and C6 are interpreted as Credit

D7 and D8 are interpreted as Pass while F9 is Fail.

A1 and B2 in the WASSCE means Excellent

B3 is B (Very Good)

C4 is C (Good)


C5 and C6 are D (Credit)

D7 and E8 are E (Pass)

and F9 is F (Fail)

WAEC grading system and Interpretation (by Percentage)

Grade Definition
A1 Excellent 75% – 100%✔✔
B2 Very good 70% – 74%✔
B3 Good 65%- 69%✔
C4 Credit 60% – 64%✔
C5 Credit 55% – 59%✔
C6 Credit 50% – 54%✔
D7 Pass 45% – 49%✔
E8 Pass 40% – 44%
F9 Failure 0% – 39%

A1.                                 EXCELLENT
B2.                                 VERY GOOD
B3.                                  GOOD
C4.                                  CREDIT
C5.                                   CREDIT
C6.                                    CREDIT
D7.                                     PASS
E8.                                     PASS
F9.                                     FAIL


  1. Please I would like to informed the organization that ,there are many answers on the WAEC grading system and pls I want to know either this is the genuine one or not the genuine one.

  2. please if I may ask is this the 2019 wassce grading system? Because I have being exposed to different articles concerning the marking scheme. 80-100 as A1. please I want to which of them is valid.


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