WAEC Reschedules Physics & BM Papers Over Possible Leakage

Details emerging indicate that the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has rescheduled two papers in the ongoing 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination(WASSCE).

The rescheduling of Physics and Business Management papers follows a possible leakage.

The two papers were scheduled to be written on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, and Thursday, September 16, 2021, respectively but have now been rescheduling indefinitely.

This has been confirmed in a post by an education think tank, Africa Education Watch.

“Today’s Physics and Business Management papers have been re-scheduled indefinitely by WAEC. Great News! WAEC must be decisive on all these leaks to restore credibility in WASSCE”.
Meanwhile, independent checks by this portal reveal that the two papers were awash on various social media platforms.

The 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) started Friday, August 20, 2021, with roughly 446, 321 candidates across the country.

The figure is made of 224,884 females and 221,437 males.

A statement issued by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) indicated that 965 schools were participating in the exams, out of which 651 were public schools and 314 private schools.

According to the statement, the Ashanti Region had the highest number of candidates with 108,485 students, followed by the Eastern Region with 65,623 candidates participating in the examinations.

The Upper West Region had the lowest representation with 9,338 candidates.

The examination, which commenced with Project Work for Visual Arts candidates, is expected to come to an end on Friday, October 8, 2021.

Candidates will write the English language (oral) paper on Wednesday, September 2, 2021, while the English language Essay and objective papers would be written on Monday, September 13, 2021.

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