August 9, 2022

NECO announces commencement of SSCE for 2020


The National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced the new date for the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination for external candidates.

The council stated the new date followed requests by candidates to be given more time to complete their registration process for the examination.

According to NECO, the examination, which was earlier scheduled to commence on Monday 1st February, 2021 and end on Wednesday 3rd March, 2021 will now start on Monday 8th February, 2021 and end on Wednesday 10th March, 2021.

According to Azeez Sani, NECO’S spokesperson on Tuesday, “The Council hereby informs those candidates, who missed some papers during the 2020 SSCE (Internal) due to the ENDSARS protests in some states, to take note of these new dates and report for the examination accordingly at their various examination centers to be designated.”

The statement advised candidates to access the revised Examination TimeTable on the Council’s website: