The Management of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) after the conduct of last year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) has released the statistics for BECE for School written by final-year JHS students.
The BECE which was administered to 531,705 prospective candidates despite the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic from Monday, September 14, 2020, ended on Friday, September 18, 2020, at 2,007 centres nationwide.
In a blog post sighted by EducationWeb.com.gh, the Examinations Council said 269,419 out of the total number were males and 262,286 were females from 17,440 private and public Junior High schools (JHSs) across the country.
“A total of 2,007 supervisors, 18,716 invigilators and 1,719 Assistant supervisors were associated with the conduct of the 2020 edition of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE),” the non-profit-making organization stated.
|S/N||Region||Boys Candidates||Girls Candidates||Total Candidates|
|4||Western & Western North||28,059||26,373||54,432|
|6||Bono, Ahafo, & Bono East||25,800||23,925||49,725|
|7||Volta & Oti||20,015||18,177||38,192|
|8||Northern, North East & Savannah||23,375||20,125||43,500|
The Management of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) this year has scheduled to commence the 2021 edition of the BECE for School Candidates from Monday, November 15, 2021, to Friday, November 19, 2021.
According to the 2021 BECE timetable, candidates on Monday will write Social Studies and French (Essay and Objectives). They will on Friday end the examination with Information and Communication Technology (ICT).