This year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) since its commencement in 1990 marks the 30th edition of the annual examination conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) for final year students in both public and private Junior High Schools (JHSs) nationwide.
According to the non-profit-making organization the 2020 BECE for School Candidate which has been scheduled for September 14 to September 18, 2020, will be administered at 2,007 examination centres across the country.
The Council indicated about 531,705 final year students from 17,440 schools registered for the BECE. It furthered Ashanti Region registered the highest number of candidates, which is 106,857 followed by Greater Accra Region also recording 94,443 candidates respectively.
The conduct 30th edition of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) amid the outbreak of the locally transmitted coronavirus has been postponed to September 14, 2020 and end on September 18, 2020.
Prospective candidates will from Monday, September 14, 2020, write English Language Paper 1 & 2 (Essay & Objective) and Religious and Moral Education Paper 1 & 2 (Essay & Objective) and end with Social Studies.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in an interview monitored by Georgeweb.org assured to put effective measures in place to avoid cases of examination malpractices and the leakages of questions on social media.