Bece Grading System, The Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) is the main exam that the junior high school education Ghanaian students take to qualify to join the vocational institutes (V.I), technical institutes (T.I), and senior high school. The Ghana Education Service conducts this exam via the Ministry of Education annually on the month of June. This exam only last for a week if there is no inconveniences like postponement or cancellation.
The approved school do the registration of this special exam and the candidates are given 4 choices of the senior schools they would love to join. The school sends the entries and the candidates choices through the internet for processing.
The selection of the candidates to senior schools is determined by the candidate’s grade. The Computerized School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) does the placement fairy. The BECE has improved making it easier for the students to check their placement results on mobile phones. If a candidate fails to qualify, he or she will have to do self-placement in schools with vacancies.
WAEC Ghana Grading System for BECE.
The grading system for BECE gives a Ghanaian candidate with an excellent score a A1 and B2 grade, a good score candidate gets a B3, a credit candidates gets a C4, C5, and C6 grade, and finally a pass student gets a D7 and E8 grade.
In simple terms, below is the BECE grading scale or the used BECE grading system 2017.
- Excellent – A1 75% – 100%
- Very good – B2 70% – 74%
- Good – B3 65%- 69%
- Credit -C4 60% – 64%
- Credit – C5 55% – 59%
- Credit – C6 50% – 54%
- Pass – D7 45% – 49%
- Pass -E8 40% – 45%
- Failure-F9 0% – 44%
BECE Grading System Ghana.
BECE grading system in Ghana has been received critics for lack of variations in reflecting the candidates worked hard performance. The Ghanaians requests for a change of the current BECE grading system.