Over 372,826 candidates from about 10,000 Junior High Schools will today, Monday April 11, begin this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) nationwide.
Examination officials have deployed more than 1,000 invigilators for the exams.
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly is presenting the largest number of candidates.
Seventy-six thousand, four hundred and ninety-two (76,492) candidates are expected to write the examination in the Ashanti region at 286 canters.
Education Minister, Betty Mould Iddrisu will lead a team of educationalists on Monday morning to monitor the exams at some selected canters in the Accra metropolis.
Public Relations Officer for the Ghana Education Service, Charles Parker Allotey told Citi News all is set for the exams.
He urged the candidates to comport themselves and avoid any form of examination malpractice in the Exams hall.
“We have had word from the West African Exams Council that everything is on course and therefore they are ready to roll…we from the Ghana Education Service would want to tell our children that they should be confident when they go into the room. We also want to tell them that there should be no cheating because cheating is not good”.
Meanwhile, some of the candidates told Citi News that they very prepared for the Basic Education Certificate Examination.