The West African Senior Secondary School Examination Certificate begins today, Monday July 20, 2020.
In all, 60 subjects, made up of four core and 56 elective subjects, have been made available to the candidates.
The subjects cover the seven programmes offered at Senior High School (SHS), namely, General Arts, General Science, Business, Agricultural Science, Visual Arts, Home Economics, and Technical.
Some civil society organizations and political parties have raised concerns about health protocols put in place to ensure the virus does not spread among the students.
The timetable which was submitted to the Ministry of Education indicates that the examination will begin today, with Project Work for Visual Arts candidates, while the theory papers will start from August 3, 2020, until September 5, 2020, when the examination will be brought to an end with Principles of Cost Accounting and Technical Drawing.
Below is the timetable;