BECE 2017 468,053 candidates begin BECE exams

The examination will take place at 1,702 centres across the country

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The 2017 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) begins today, Monday 5 June, across the country.

A total of 468,053 candidates will sit for this year’s BECE which ends June 9, 2017.

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Out of the total number of candidates, 241,148 are males, while 226,905 are females.


The examination will take place at 1,702 centres across the country.

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A statement signed and issued by the Director of Public Relations of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Rev. Jonathan Bettey, said the GES would work with the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and security agencies to ensure that the candidates would write the examinations in a secure environment free from all forms of intimidation and malpractices.

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