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NECO releases 2020 examination timetable

By Raphael Jov, Abuja

National Examinations Council (NECO) on Tuesday released the timetable and guidelines for the conduct of its 2020 examinations f Senior Secondary School Certifite xamination for students in exit class.

NECO Registrar, Professor Godswill Obioma announced the release of the timetable at a press briefing at the Council’s Headquarters in Minna, Niger State.

Obioma said that the council is exploring the possibility of installing CCTV cameras in all its examination centres and custodian points.

According to him, NECO SSCE would begin on October 5 and end on November 18.2020.

He also noted that NECO Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) will hold between Monday, August 24 and September 4, while the National Common Entrance Examination for Junior Secondary School into the Federal Unity Colleges would hold on October 17.

The registrar further said NECO examination officials would be made to sign an oath of allegiance as a requirement to participate in their respective roles and responsibilities.

“Student and pupils preparing to sit for our examinations are advised to study very hard and avoid the temptation of wanting to cheat during the examination as the council has zero-tolerance for examination malpractice.

The announcement comes two weeks after the Federal Government released a comprehensive schedule for various national examinations for exit classes including Junior Secondary School (JSS) 3 and Senior Secondary School (SSS) 3.

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