Agriculture Paper 3, May/June 2015

General Comments

The paper compared favorably with those of previous years in standard, the skills tested and the coverage of the prescribed examination syllabus.  The questions were straight forward and clearly itemized to ease comprehension.  The rubrics were clear and the marking scheme was flexible and exhaustive. 

Candidates’ performance was lower than that of the previous year.  A total of 575,831  candidates sat for the paper with a raw mean score of 21 and a standard deviation of 6.78 as against a raw mean score of 27 and a standard deviation of 10.72 recorded in the May/June 2014 WASSCE which had candidates’ population of 952,983.