NECO unveils the 2023 SSCE results with performance statistics. – The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for internal candidates. A total of 1,196,985 students sat for the examinations held in June/July 2023, comprising 616,398 males and 580,587 females. 1,543 candidates with special needs also participated.School News Portal
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According to a statement by the Registrar and Chief Executive of NECO, Professor Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, 737,308 students representing 61.60% passed with five credits and above including English and Mathematics. The overall percentage pass of candidates that obtained five credits irrespective of English and Mathematics stands at 84.68%.
The Registrar noted that 1,542 candidates with special needs sat for the examinations. This includes 913 candidates with hearing impairment, 162 candidates with visual impairment, 103 candidates with albinism, 61 candidates with autism, 149 candidates with low vision, and 154 candidates with adermatoglyphia.NECO unveils the 2023 SSCE results
Wushishi disclosed that 93 schools were found to be involved in mass cheating and collusion. 52 supervisors were also recommended for blacklisting due to aiding and abetting examination malpractice. The affected schools will be invited by the examination body for investigation, after which appropriate sanctions will be meted out.
The Registrar advised all candidates who sat for the examination to access their results online via NECO’s portal at https://results.neco.gov.ng. The step-by-step procedure to check results is as follows:
- Go to NECO result checking portal at https://results.neco.gov.ng/
- Select your exam year (2023)
- Pick your exam type (SSCE INTERNAL JUN/JUL)
- Enter your token number and registration number in the required fields
- Click on the check result button to access your NECO result
Wushishi congratulated the successful candidates and wished those who did not perform well better luck in their future examinations. He praised the commitment of management staff, exam officers, security agencies, and other stakeholders who contributed to the successful conduct of the 2022 SSCE.
The National Examinations Council reassured its stakeholders and the general public of its unwavering commitment to maintaining high standards in the conduct of public examinations.