Chemistry Paper 3 WASSCE (SC), 2016

General Comments

The standard of the paper was high, and compared favourably with those of previous years. The questions were within the scope of the syllabus. It was reported that the reburics were clear, and unambiguous, such that the responses of the candidates were within the expected answers. The marking scheme was detailed, comprehensive, clear and fair to all candidates.


The raw mean score of 25.0 and standard deviation of 7.81showed that the performance of the candidates was lower than that of WASSCE May/June 2015 with a mean score of 27.0 and standard deviation of 8.83. 667, 412 candidates sat the paper.