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WAEC Grading System & Meaning

The West African Examination has grading systems of which they use to interpret the performance of candidates after results are being released.

Below am going to highlight the WAEC Grading System and their Meaning for every candidates to get acquainted with and determine their performance of their examination.

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 (Credit),
D7 and E8 are E (Pass) and F9 is F (Fail).

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

Grade Definition In Percentage
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%

Updated: July 20, 2017 — 6:12 am

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