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FG Sets October 5 for NECO, September 21 For NABTEB Exams

Valentine Chinyem

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The Federal Government has announced that the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) organised by the National Examination Council (NECO) for pupils in SS3 will commence on October 5 and end on November 18, 2020.

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

This was made known on Wednesday by the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, at the end of a two-day meeting with Chief Executives of examination bodies in the country.

More so, the National Common Entrance Examination into Unity Colleges will be held on October 17, 2020.

The statement further stated that the Basic Education Certificate Examinations for junior students in JSS 3 also conducted by NECO will start on August 24 and end on September 7, 2020.

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