WAEC Releases Regional Breakdown of 2021 BECE Candidates

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BECE Candidates/Students
BECE Candidates/Students

1. The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has released the Regional Breakdown of the 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for school Candidates.Coverghana.com.gh has gathered.

2. According to the data, a total of 571,894 candidates were registered representing 287,605 male candidates and 284,289 female candidates.

3. The data shows that, 18,028 participating schools were registered for the examination at 2,158 examination centres.

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4. Meanwhile, 2,158 supervisors, 1,853 assistance supervisors and 20,124 invigilators have been assigned for the conduct of the 2021 BECE across the country.

5. Even though some regions were paired in the data collection, the Ashanti Region has registered the highest number of candidates this year representing a total of  111,432 candidates followed by Greater Accra that registered 105,539 candidates.

6. The WAEC data was based on the old ten (10) Regional boundaries.

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7. This year’s BECE has commenced on Monday, 15th November, 2021 and will end end on Friday, 19th November, 2021 across the 2,158 examination centres.

Find attached, the full regional breakdown of the 2021 BECE candidates. 

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REGIONAL BREAKDOWN OF 2021 BECE CANDIDATES
REGION MALE CANDIDATES FEMALE CANDIDATE TOTAL CANDIDATES
Greater Accra 50,815 54,824 105,539
Eastern 28,475 27,455 55,930
Central 31,954 31,773 63,727
Western and Western North 29,718 28,598 58,316
Ashanti 55,829 55,603 111,432
Bono, Ahafo and Bono East 27,138 26,127 53,265
Volta and Oti 21,871 20,222 42,093
Northern, North East and Savannah 24,029 20,809 44,838
Upper East 10,586 11,530 22,116
Upper West 7,290 7,348 14,638
GRAND TOTAL 287,605 284,289 571,894
Participating schools 18,028
Examination Centre 2,158
Supervisors 2,158
Assistance Supervisors 1,853
Invigilators 20,124

 

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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