The Federal Government through its Ministry of Education has confirmed that the National Examination Council of Nigeria will commence its examination on October 5th as the WAEC Exams kick off August 17th.
It Said the NECO Exams would commence on October 5th and end on November 18th, 2020 after it was postponed due to COVID-19.
The government also said the National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) examinations will start on September 21 and end by October 15, 2020.
Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba, announced the dates at the end of a two-day meeting with Chief Executives of examination bodies in the country.In a statement on Wednesday by the Director of Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education (FMoE), Ben Goong, the ministry said the the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Unity Colleges will hold on October 17, 2020.
The ministry also said 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 registration for the NECO (SSCE), which is on-going, will end on the 10 of September, 2020 with no option of extension.