531,705 prospective candidates from both public and private Junior High Schools across the country will on Monday, September 14, 2020, sit for the 30th edition of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
The examination which was expected to be administered somewhere in June was postponed to September 14, 2020, amid the outbreak of the locally transmitted coronavirus that has claimed at least 283 lives as of
531,705 final year students from 17,440 private and public and private Junior High Schools will on Monday, September 14 start the examination with English Language Paper 1 & 2 and Religious and Moral Education 1 & 2 at 2,07 approved examination centres across the country.
The Head of National Examination, WAEC, in an interview monitored by Georgeweb.org disclosed Ashanti region registered the highest number of candidates for the national examination followed by Greater Accra Region.
According to Mr Ben K. Owusu, about 106,857 prospective candidates from Greater Kumasi are preparing to sit for the 30th edition of BECE and 94,443 from Greater Accra Region.
The 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) when started on Monday September 14, 2020 with English Language will end on Friday September 18, 2020 with Social Studies at all examination centres.