NECO Speaks On Extending 2024 May/June SSCE Registration

NECO Speaks On Extending 2024 May/June SSCE Registration

  • Registration for the National Examinations Council (NECO) internal examination will not be extended
  • The examination body said registration for the NECO May/June examination will close on Monday 3rd June, 2024
  • NECO said the late registration will hold between Tuesday 4th June 2024 to Monday 10th June 2024

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FCT, Abuja - The National Examinations Council (NECO) said it has not extended the closing date for the 2024 May/June Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) Internal registration.

The acting Director, Directorate of Information Honorable Digital Communication, Azeez Sani, said registration for the NECO May/June examination will close on Monday 3rd June, 2024.

NECO speaks on extending 2024 May/June SSCE registration
NECO denies extending closing date for SSCE internal registration Photo credit: Nony and Sons
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Sani made this known in a statement issued via its X handle (formerly known as Twitter) @Neconigeria on Thursday, May 17.

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He explained that the registration for the NECO internal examination started on Monday 18th December, 2023

He, however, added that late registration which attracts the late registration fee is between Tuesday 4th June 2024 to Monday 10th June 2024.

“The Council enjoin candidates, school Principals, Commandants, State Ministries of Education and other Stakeholders to disregard Social Media posts purporting that the registration period has been extended to Monday 20th June 2024.”

He disclosed that the 2024 SSCE Internal will commence on 19th June, 2024 and end on 26th July 2024.

Legit.ng recalls that NECO released the 2024 SSCE internal examination timetable.

According to the timetable, the examination will commence nationwide on Wednesday, June 19, 2024.

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The NECO internal examination will end on Friday, July 26, with objectives and an essay on commerce.

NECO releases SSCE results

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that NECO released the results of the 2023 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).

The registrar and chief executive officer, Professor Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, announced the release of the results of the examination on Tuesday, October 10, 2023.

Wushishi said 61.60 per cent of candidates scored five credits and above, including English and Mathematics. He said 616,398 males and 580,587 females, a total of 1,196,985 candidates, sat for the examinations.

Source: Legit.ng

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