The 2019 edition of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) begins today.
Final year Senior High School (SHS) students are expected to take part in the exams in various centers across the country.The examination is commencing with Basketry 3 project work.
Per the the timetable, the first core paper which is the English Language paper 3 (orals) exam will, however, be written on April 23, 2019.
The 2019 WASSCE will end on June 7, with the Elective Information and Communication Technology.
WAEC to verify 2019 WASSCE candidates biometrically to check impersonation
The exam body – West African Examinations Council (WAEC) will, for the first time, capture the fingerprints of candidates who would be writing the papers as part of
measures to curb impersonation.
“In order to nip in the bud the growing trend of impersonation, the registration exercise for the 2019 examination for school candidates, for the first time, will capture fingerprints of candidates. Every candidate for this year’s examination would be biometrically verified,” Mrs Wendy E. Addy-Lamptey, the Head of the National Office, WAEC has noted .