The neco 2020 registration has finally started for candidates that would like to sit for the neco examination this year, see the starting and closing date.
Would you like to know deadline for the neco form? Then you should read this post to the end.
We all have a particular reason why we want to sit for thus exam and pass it excellently in flying colours.
You can check out my complete guide on that.
I also did this neco in 2018 (about 2 years ago) and it was cool.
The registration process may be quite stressful, but when you see your results with A’s and B’s, you will love it.
This article is clearly a complete guide for all neco 2020/2021 candidates.
Note that i mean the neco SSCE and not the GCE.
Let’s not waste time with the introduction.
What Is NECO?: Simple Explanation
NECO is an examination board just like waec and jamb.
Do note that this examination is only done in Nigeria, no other countries apart from Nigeria partakes in Neco.
The full meaning of NECO is National Examination Council.
It’s a great alternative to the popular WAEC exam.
Neco Registration Requirements
Before you can even think of registering for neco, you should have fully met these requirements.
1. You should be in SS2/SS3 [Senior Secondary school], with this said; if you have finished your secondary school education you can still write neco exam.
2. You should have your list of subjects that you will sit for in the exam.
3. You should know your future career, this will help you to choose wisely and plan your educational path in life.
4. You should be ready to read and understand what you have read.
5. You should have your personal email address and phone number.
6. You should have passport photographs, although face capturing will done during registration.
7. You should know your full name, local government area, state of origin, address and date of birth.
8. You should budgeted at least ₦10k for the neco registration fees.
How Much is Neco Form 2020
The official price of neco form is nine thousand eight hundred and fifty naira (₦9,850).
While some schools still peg the price to ₦11,000 – ₦15,000.
Neco is trying really hard to charge such schools for extortion of money from its candidates.
How To Register For Neco 2020/2021 Exam
Do you want to register and fill neco form?
If your answer is yes, if you are still in secondary school, your school will have started registering candidates.
Try to ask people that have registered how they did it if you haven’t.
However, if you are not in secondary school, find any public or private secondary school near you that still accepts candidates for
When is Neco 2020 Registration Starting Date?
The registration has already started for this year examination.
Scroll down to see the closing date and important tips for you as a candidate.
Have you registered for the exam? If yes, congratulations.
When is Neco 2020 Registration Closing Date/Deadline?
The deadline for neco 2020 form is May 4, 2020.
You should try as much as possible to register before the specified deadline date for registration.
Failure to do this will result in a candidate not being able to register.
Once it’s closed, the board won’t open it again because of you.
Where To Register For Neco SSCE 2020
The only place you can register for the ssce exam is a secondary school, either public or private.
If it was gce, then you can even completely register at a cyber cafe.
Find any secondary school near you that is still accepting candidates for neco 2020/21 exam and register.
Important Tips For Neco Candidates
These tips are top notch that you will hardly find anywhere.
- Know your examination center before your exam starts.
- Keep your photo card and exam candidate details very safe.
- Don’t engage yourself in examination malpractice.
- Take only what you will need in the exam with you.
- Don’t try to cheat or act smarter than your invigilators.
- Make you have the neco 2020 timetable when it comes out.
- There’s no shortcut, read your textbooks, past questions and notes.
- Pray for divine intervention in your exam.
How Many Subjects Will Done in Neco?
You can do a maximum of 9 subjects and a minimum of 8 subjects in 2020 neco exam.
Neco has more than seventy subjects in which English language and mathematics are compulsory.
Make sure you are using the correct neco subject combination.
Can i use Neco Result For Admission?
Yes, you can use it for admission.
As i have said before, it’s a great alternative to waec.
You can even combine it with your waec result if the institution that you will pick in jamb accepts it for admission.
Is Neco harder than Waec Exam?
No, non of it is even hard if you are fully prepared for them.
It’s just like the waec examination.
The only thing that may make it hard is if you don’t read your books.
Neco Grading System 2020/2021
Just like the waec and gce grading system, neco uses A, B, C, D, E and F.
When you check your neco results you will see any of these alphabet for each subjects you did.
It goes thus;
- A1 – Excellent
- B2 – Very Good
- B3 – Good
- C4 – Credit
- C5 – Credit
- C6 – Credit
- D7 – Pass
- E8 – Pass
- F9 – Fail
It is the dream of every candidate to see A’s and B’s playing around on their result, i wish you success.
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