Physics Paper 3A WASSCE (PC), 2018

General Comments



The standard of the paper compared favorably with that of previous years. The questions were distinctive and devoid of ambiguity. Also, the performance of candidates compares favourably with previous years. However, the performance as usual separates the candidates according to their academic strength.

The rubrics were clear and in simple language. The marking schemes were adequate with no ambiguity. The various domains of assessment were adequately covered.

The candidates’ raw mean score of 18 out of 50 and a standard deviation of 08.31 with a candidature of 5520 indicates a bad performance than that of WASSCE for Private Candidate 2017, when a raw mean score of 19 out of 50 marks and a standard deviation of 10.72 with a candidature of 63546 was recorded.