BREAKING: FG fixes date for NECO, NABTEB Examinations


The Nigerian Government has fixed the examination date for the National Examination Council (NECO) and the National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB).

In a statement on Wednesday by the Director of Press and Public Relations, the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Goong, NECO will commence on October 5 and end on November 18, 2020, while NABTEB will start on September 21 and end by October 15, 2020.

He said the 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.

Goong added that the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Unity Colleges will hold on October 17, 2020. He 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 the 10 of September 2020 with no option of extension.

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