The National Examination Council (NECO) has announced September 10 as the deadline for schools to register their candidates for the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
This was announced on Monday in Abuja by Prof. Godswill Obioma, the Registrar/Chief Executive of the exam body who told stakeholders that NECO is in disagreement with the Federal Ministry of Education which announced an extension of the registration period for the exam.
Obioma explained that the deadline is to allow NECO to prepare effectively and put all necessary logistics in place for the examination.
He also used the opportunity to reiterate that the 2020 NECO/SSCE (Internal) would commence on Oct. 5, and would end on Nov. 18.
“The National Examinations Council wishes to remind all stakeholders and the general public that the deadline for the registration of schools and examination candidates for the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) is Thursday, Sept. 10.
“There will not be subject to extension as approved by the Federal Ministry of Education. “This is to enable efficient and effective planning for the examination logistics required for the smooth conduct of the 2020 NECO SSCE (Internal).
“NECO hereby reminds all stakeholders and the general public that the 2020 NECO SSCE (Internal) will commence on Oct. 5, and end on Nov. 18
Prof Obioma also disclosed that the schedule and examination time table for the 2020 NECO external SSCE would soon be released.
“We also use this opportunity to notify all stakeholders that the schedule and Examination Time-Table for the 2020 SSCE (External) will soon be released.”