Agriculture Paper 3, WASSCE (PC), 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 61,138 candidates sat for the paper with a raw mean score of 27 and a standard deviation of 12.49 as against a raw mean score of 11 and a standard deviation of 4.12 recorded in the 2016 NOV/DEC WASSCE (PRIVATE) which had candidates’ population of 86,393.