Agriculture Paper 3, WASSCE (SC), 2017

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 494,920 candidates sat for the paper with a raw mean score of 31 and a standard deviation of 9.27 as against a raw mean score of 28 and a standard deviation of 11.36 recorded in the 2016 WASSCE for School Candidates which had candidates’ population of 484,051.