The 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination will begin today, Monday, September 14, 2020 at all designated Examination Centres across the country.
According to data from WAEC, a total of 531,705 candidates are expected to participate in this year’s BECE at 2,007 examination centres across the country.
There are 269,419 male candidates while 262,286 are females.
Speaking to Citi News on the eve of the exams, Deputy Education Minister, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum said government has ensured all necessary arrangements are in place for a smooth examination.
“We pray for God’s guidance for them. The government has done everything possible to put them in a place where they will safely take the exams and come out with flying colours. I wish them the best of luck,” he said.
The five day brainstorming exercise is expected to end on Friday, September 18, 2020.