Waec Grading System

Recently got a questions about the Waec Grading System. Here is what you need to know!

How ready are you for your forthcoming WAEC?

If you’re just 43.9% prepared for a particular subject say Mathematics.

You will fail.

To get accepted into most tertiary Institutions.

You are required to get at least a credit pass (50%) in your core subjects.

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% – 45%
F9 Failure 0% – 44%

WASSCE Grading System / Interception

GRADE NUMERIC VALUE INTERPRETATION
A1 1 EXCELLENT
B2 2 VERY GOOD
B3 3 GOOD
C4 4 CREDIT
C5 5 CREDIT
C6 6 CREDIT
D7 7 PASS
E8 8 PASS
F9 9 FAIL

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Secrets of making A1 waec grades in all your subjects?

 

In this second part of the article, we will be looking at how to score A1 in all subjects in the waec exams.

I will be exposing the secrets that most of the top-performing students in every waec exams us to score the top grades in the Waec Grading System.

Now, just to be clear…

WAEC grades can have a very significant impact on your post-secondary school academics, especially because your grades determine your chances of gaining admission. Professional courses like Medicine, law, pharmacy and engineering will require a lot of ‘As’ in most subjects. Even highly-sought universities like the University of Illorin, the University of Lagos, University of Ibadan use waec grade as a way of screening students.

So, it’s important for you to do very well in your waec and score ‘As’ if you want to get into your dream university and study your dream course without hassle.

Without further hassle, let’s analysis some of the secrets of getting an excellent grade in all subjects in waec:

  • Ensure you concentrate and focus in class in the last few months preceding the WAEC examinations. It is the most effective way of improving on the knowledge you have gathered so far and been adequately prepared. Avoid all forms of distractions or truancy. Not showing up in class might cause you to miss out on some vital information that will most certainly show up during the exam day.
  • There’s nothing better than jotting down vital details. It will help you retain whatever you are learning better. Always have the habit of taking notes in class as it will help in your studying process and preparation.
  • Make sure you prepare daily. Don’t give chance for frivolous or distractive activities. Always be occupied with studying. Read past questions at home and critically analysis them with your friends, it will help you gain valuable insight. There are always some questions that waec always repeat yearly. Have a study time table to help you study consistently.
  • A great secret of high performance in waec examination is the use of a study aid called mnemonics. It is a memory trick and learning technique that can help you remember some areas in your notes such as types, categories, examples and functions. Be careful not be mix them up when mastering them. Mnemonics are exceedingly helpful in science-based subjects like mathematics, physics and chemistry.
  • I have already emphasized the value of past questions. Past questions will assist you in understanding the question pattern of the examination bodies, it will help you to know what to expect. It is a great way of being prepared. Waec past question will also allow you to know your area of weakness so you can figure out how to prepare. You can get free past questions here.

The most important thing to note is that failure to prepare means preparing to fail. What separates the high-performing waec student from his counterpart is adequate preparation and intense studying.

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49 thoughts on “Waec Grading System”

  1. I have B3 in my D.P,economics,maths
    D7 in civic,english,biology bnd chemistry
    C6 in physics, and islamic studies…and wish to go fo fashion course,pls can i gain admission with this?

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  2. In my waec result I got
    Economics: D7
    Government: F9
    Islamic studies: C6
    Literature In English: F9
    Civic Education: D7
    English Language: D7
    Yoruba: F9
    Mathematics : C6
    Biology: E8
    Wha course can I study

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  3. Sir/ma pls can I study law with these grades
    English C5
    Maths C4
    Government A1
    Literature C5
    Economics B3
    Yoruba C6
    CRS C4
    Civic education C4
    Data processing A1

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  4. I got a d7 in math,b3 in English,c6 in chemistry,biology and physics can I study medicine? what science courses can I get with this result?

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  5. Plz people
    I got
    Commerce. B3
    Account. B3
    Marketing. C4
    Economics. C5
    Government. B2
    Civic. Edu. C5
    English Lang. E8
    Yoruba . C5
    Maths. C5

    Plz what course can I study with this result

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  6. Plz people
    I got
    Commerce. B3
    Account. B3
    Marketing. C4
    Economics. C5
    Government. B2
    Civic. Edu. C5
    English Lang. E8
    Yoruba . C5
    Maths. C5

    Plz what course can I study with this result

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  7. I got E8 in mathematics, B3 in English and Yoruba, C5 in government, literature, and economics, B2 in CRS and A1 in Civic. What course can I go for?

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  8. I got
    data_ B3
    civic_ C4
    English_ B3
    Igbo_ C4
    Maths_ B2
    Agric_ B2
    Biology_ B3
    Chemistry_ A1
    Physicd_ B3

    Can I study medicine and surgery with this result in unn

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  9. I had
    English- D7
    Math -E8
    Integrated sc-C6
    Food-B3
    Management in living-B3
    Biology-C6
    Social -C4
    Can l do hospitality management in the university?

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  10. c6 literature
    c4 maths
    c6 English
    c6 literature in English
    b2 CR’s
    a1 commerce
    b2 govt
    c4 econs
    e8 marketing

    guys is the result ok

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  11. B3 in science social chemistry emaths C6 in physics social and English A1 in core maths please can I get engineering

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  12. Can I get admission with this result am going for engineering
    Marketing :D7
    Economics:C6
    Civic Education:B2
    English language:C6
    Igbo language:F9
    Maths:C4
    Biology:B3
    Chemistry:B3
    Physics:C6
    Can I pls tell me

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  13. I had
    Data processing C6
    English language C6
    Mathematics C5
    Civic Education B2
    Physics C6
    Chemistry C6
    Geography E8
    Biology E8
    Economics E8
    Can I use it to secure any job of my choice

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  14. Please I want to ask for the least grades that permits business student to enter into the tertiary institutions

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    • I had
      Social A1
      Core maths B2
      English D7
      Int.science C6
      Biology D7
      Physics C6
      Chemistry C5
      Further mathematics C6
      Can I do medical laboratory in university and also go to university

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  15. Can I get any university or polytechnic or training college with these grades
    Core Maths C5
    Science E8
    Social C6
    English C6
    Chemistry C6
    Biology E8
    Physics C6
    Elective Maths F9

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  16. I had B2 in physics,chemistry economics and english. C4 in maths and A1 in biology and geography please 2n i go for engineering?

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  17. We are having two grading system on this page ,please can there be any specification for students to confirm

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  18. Can got admission with dzz ma result
    .govt,litreature nd religioux subject=e8
    mathematics =b3
    economics=absent
    english,civic=c4
    yoruba=f9
    data processing=c6

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  19. I thankGod at least
    Bkkeeping C6
    C. R. S A1
    Econo. C4
    Civic Edu. B2
    Lit.in English D7
    English Lang.B2
    Maths B3
    Gov’t A1
    Biology C5
    am sure this would be acceptable for admission .

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