Agriculture Paper 3, WASSCE (SC), 2016

General Comments

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 better than that of the previous year.  A total of 484, 051 candidates sat for the paper with a raw mean score of  28 and a standard deviation of 11.36 as against a raw mean score of 21 and a standard deviation of 6.78 recorded in the May/June 2015 WASSCE which had candidates’ population of 575,831.