WAEC Marking Scheme & Grading System (2020)

WAEC Marking Scheme And Grading System 2020:

Are you wondering how WAEC examination are marked and graded? See the latest WAEC marking scheme here for all subjects.

Am sure this question that has been running through mind is What is the latest WAEC marking scheme? Well this article will answer your question once and for all.

I have already written on how to pass WAEC examination which has been proved to work for most students you may click here to read and continue reading how waec results are marked and graded.

WAEC marking scheme

WAEC Marking Scheme

Under the new WAEC Marking Scheme and grading system, the letters A to F are used to indicate how good a result it.

  • A1 = Excellent = 75% – 100% score
  • B2 = Very good =70% – 74% score
  • 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%

WAEC Grading System By Interpretation



In other words, To get an A in Waec 2020 Mathematics, you need to score above 75% in the examination.  75% means you are able to get 75 questions correctly out of 100 questions.
Certainly, If you are given 50 questions in a subject, 75% is equal to around 37 questions you answered correctly. This explanation also applies to other grades above.
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How Percentage Is Calculated

In other words to know whether you will score An A, B or C, divide the number of questions/marks you think you would get correctly by the total number of questions/marks possible and multiply by 100%.
For Example: That is to say If i was able to answer 40 questions correctly out of 60 total questions given in Oral English. To calculate my percentage score, it is
(40÷60)×100% = 66.67% = B3
Assumption: All questions carry equal mark.

For Waec Theory Questions

So Calculate how many marks you are very sure of, then divide my the total marks the questions carry and multiply by 100%.
For Example: You are required to answer 5 questions in the theory part. Each question carries 20 marks.
Now, you are able to answer 4 questions and only sure of 15 marks out of total 20marks for each question.
  • The total marks you are sure of here is 15 times 4 = 60
  • Total number of marks you can get is 20 times 5 = 100
  • Your percentage score is (60÷100)×100% = 60% = C4

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Please I want to know how the English Language Studies will be marked knowing full well that it comprises parts like the objective, oral English, comprehension and others including the theory aspect where letter writing comes in.

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good day…does it mean that to get an A in waec now, you must attain a scre of 80% and above in all subjects or just maths

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