The Federal Government has announced the date of the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) organised by the National Examination Council (NECO) and the National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) examinations for SS3 pupils.
In a statement on Wednesday, July 29 by the Director of Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education (FMoE), Ben Goong, the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba, made this announcement at the end of a two-day meeting with Chief Executives of examination bodies in the country.
Nwajuiba said NECO will commence on October 5 and end on November 18, 2020 while NABTEB examinations will start on September 21 and end by October 15, 2020.
The National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Unity Colleges will hold on October 17, 2020 and the Basic Education Certificate Examinations, (BECE) for JSS 3 pupils also conducted by NECO, will start on the August 24 and end on the September 7, 2020, the statement said.
Daily Times reports that the registration for the NECO (SSCE), which is on-going, will end on the 10 of September, 2020 with no option of extension.