The first-ever private Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) took off at 11 examination centres throughout the country yesterday.
An estimated 1,181 candidates are expected to write the examination, which ends on Friday, February 20, 2015.
One thousand and fifty-seven candidates were expected to write the English Language paper yesterday, while 1,136 candidates are expected to write the Mathematics paper tomorrow.
Asare Menako Hall
When the Daily Graphic visited the Asare Menako Conference Hall in the Greater Accra Region at 10 a.m. yesterday, it learnt that 134 out of the 148 candidates who were expected to write the English paper there had turned up.
The hall, which is the venue for candidates writing the private BECE in the Greater Accra Region, had one supervisor and five invigilators.