The National Examinations Council, NECO has released the results of the 2019 June/July Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
The release of the results was announced by NECO acting registrar, Abubakar Gana, at the council headquarters in Minna, Niger State.
He said 71 per cent of the candidates obtained five credits including English and mathematics, reports Premium Times .
He went on to say that of the number of candidates who registered for the examination, 1,590,173 sat for the examination which was also administered to some candidates from some schools in Benin Republic, Cote d’Ivoire and Equatorial Guinea, where Nigerian curriculum for the senior secondary school was used.
The SSCE is conducted for candidates in their final year (SS111). NECO examines students in 76 subjects, cross-cutting core subjects, humanities, business studies, and trade/entrepreneurship.
Candidates must offer the four cross-cutting compulsory subjects, three to four subjects from their area of specialisation and one elective outside their field provided the number of subjects is not more than nine.
NECO is an examination body in Nigeria that conducts the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination and the General Certificate in Education in June/July and December/January respectively.
The council is also in charge of the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (internal and external), Junior Secondary Certificate Examination (JSCE) and National Common Entrance Examination into federal unity schools.
How to Check 2019 NECO Result Online.
To check your Neco result, follow the five (5) simple steps below.
- Go to NECO result checking portal via http://www.mynecoexams.com/results/default.aspx
- Select your examination type i.e. June/July
- Select your examination year i.e. 2019
- Enter the result checking scratch card PIN number in the required column
- Enter your examination number