Good New For WASSCE Candidates with D7
Good News For WASSCE Candidates with D7. The Minister of Education, Dr.Yaw Osei Adutwum has announced good news for the West African Senior High Schools Certificate Examination(WASSCE) graduates.
The Minister is changing all Public Tertiary Institutions in the country to admit students who obtain grade D7 in their West African Senior High Schools Certificate Examination(WASSCE) to have access to tertiary education.
The Minister further added that innovative programs must be created by tertiary institutions for students with D7.
Recommended:COE Admission: Quick Notice To 2021 Applicants
2021/2022 full list of courses offered in Colleges of Education in Ghana
The General entry requirements for any WASSCE candidate to get admission at any tertiary institution in Ghana is A1-C6 in Core Subjects namely; Mathematics, English language, Social Studies, and Integrated Science and Credit passes in three elective subject areas.
According to the WAEC grading system, D7 is interpreted as pass but it’s not accepted in tertiary institutions. Many educationists have criticized WAEC for interpreting D7 as a pass but a candidate who gets D7 is not qualified to get admitted at tertiary institutions.