Agriculture Paper 3, Nov/Dec 2015

General Comments

The standard of the paper compared favourably 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 slightly lower than that of the previous year.   A total of 121,796 candidates sat for the paper with a raw mean score of 21 and a standard deviation of 08.89 as against a raw mean score of 23 and a standard deviation of 09.49 recorded in the November/December 2014 WASSCE which had a candidates’ population of 137, 265.