FG fixes NECO examinations for October 5 and National Common Entrance Examination for October 17
The Federal Government has said the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) organized by the National Examination Council (NECO) for SS3 students will commence on October 5 and end on November 18, 2020.
The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba, announced the dates for the examination at the end of a two-day meeting with Chief Executives of examination bodies in the country.
In a statement released today Wednesday, July 29 by the Director of Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Goong, the ministry said the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Unity Colleges will hold on October 17, 2020.
The ministry also said the Basic Education Certificate Examinations, (BECE) for JSS 3 pupils also conducted by NECO, will start on August 24 and end on September 7, 2020.
The statement said registration for the NECO (SSCE), which is on-going, will end on September 10 and that there will be no further extension.
The statement added that the National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) examinations will start on September 21 and end by October 15, 2020.
The National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies (NBAIS) is scheduled to hold from Wednesday, September 23 to October 17.