2014 May/June WASSCE Begins Today
Candidates across the nation will begin the May/June West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) today.
Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, the Minister of Education has urged all candidates to conduct themselves in accordance with the rules and regulations governing the examination.
Here is a breakdown of the number of candidates from the various regions.
Total number of candidates- 242,152 (126,919 males and 115,238 females)
Ashanti Region– 62,422 candidates (31,960 girls and 30,462 boys)
Eastern Region- 35,782 candidates (18,088 females and 17,694 males)
Greater Accra Region- 27,204 candidates
Central Region- 25,767 candidates
Brong Ahafo- 22,562 candidates
Volta Region- 20,903 candidates
Northern- 17,844 candidates
Western region- 16,041 candidates
Upper East Region- 8,764 candidates
Upper West- 4,868 candidates
Only candidates in Ghana will write the following subjects: Animal Husbandry, Crop Husbandry, Social Studies, Graphic Design, West African Traditional Religion, Fishery Practicals and Ghanaian Languages.
This year’s WASSCE is scheduled to end on May 16, 2014.