It been three days since the Junior High School (JHS) final year students have being sitting for their Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). The process was to grant them the pass to the next stage of the academic ladder (Senior High School (SHS).
It was quiet and calm at the examination centres the Accra file toured in the Ablekuma West constituency, only few candidates didn’t report to participate in the basic exams.
In centres such Trinity, Mount Olivet and St. Benedict, a total number of two candidates out of 713 did not report. However, the supervisors could not provide any reason for their absent.
The candidates had so written four papers-English Language, Religious & Morals Education (RME), Integrated Science and Basic Design and Technology (BDT) – and will be sitting Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and FRENCH today.
The candidates, who number 509,824 nationwide, will take Mathematics and Ghanaian Language on Thursday and Social Studies, Friday.
The 2018 BECE is made up 263,295 males and the 246,529 females, representing an increase of 8.9 per cent over the 2017 figure of 468,060.