NECO to begin exams Oct. 5, NABTEB Sept. 21 – FG


National Examination Council (NECO) is set to commence the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) for SS3 students on October 5 and end on November 18, 2020.

This was announced on Wednesday by the Federal Ministry of Education.

The Ministry also said the National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) examinations will start on September 21 and end by October 15, 2020.

Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba, announced the dates at the end of a two-day meeting with Chief Executives of examination bodies in the country.

In a statement released today by the Director of Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education (FMoE), Ben Goong, the Ministry said the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Unity Colleges will hold on October 17, 2020.

The statement further said that registration for the NECO (SSCE), which is on-going, will end on the 10 of September 2020 with no option of extension.

The Ministry also said the Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE) for JSS 3 pupils also conducted by NECO, will start on the August 24 and end on September 7, 2020.


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