Are you among those candidates asking if the 2020 NECO result is out? I’m glad to let you know that you’re on the right page. Also, in this guide, you will learn how to check the NECO portal online, how to buy the NECO result checker scratch card and the price on this page.
Apart from JAMB and WAEC which respectively takes first and second position. NECO is also the third most popular exam in Nigeria.
Well, I am certain you have some vital questions about NECO. In fact, all your concerns will be addressed in this post. Especially, if you are wondering if NECO is the right exam for you to seek admission to both foreign and local schools? Then, don’t rush this post, all you need to know is here.
The article below gives a series of answers to questions students like you have severally asked about NECO. Enjoy while you explore.
- What is NECO all about?
- What exams does NECO conduct?
- How can I register for NECO at ease?
- What are the various steps to check my NECO results?
- How much is NECO June/July or Nov/Dec registration 2020?
- How can I apply for the correction of names in NECO 2020?
- When is the estimated Closing Date for NECO registration?
- How possible can I get the NECO timetable?
- Can I combine two NECO results for admission?
- Can I combine a NECO result with a WAEC results?
- Can I make use of a NECO awaiting results for admission?
- Can I make use of a NECO results for foreign admission?
- Can I check my NECO result without a scratch card or checker?
- Where can I purchase a NECO scratch card and how much?
- How many times can I use a NECO checker for a result?
- How can I print my NECO result?
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What is NECO all about?
NECO is an acronym for National Examination Council. This is an examination body in Nigeria that conducts the Senior Secondary Certificate Exam. Basically, they bear the responsibility of organizing and ensuring the success of regular senior secondary level tests in Nigeria.
NECO takes exclusive responsibility for managing the SSCE of school candidates, in Nigeria. Just as much as WAEC does for the SSCE exams for West African countries.
The first NECO exam taken was in 2000.
What exams does NECO conduct?
How can I register for NECO at ease?
Visit your school of interest (nearby) and ask for their procedures to register for NECO June/July (Internal). Procedures may vary from one school to the other.
Visit the nearest internet café to register for NECO Nov/Dec (External). Cafés can register it easily for you. They can also give you all the necessary details and modalities to register.
To register for NECO BECE, visit your school of interest and ask for their procedures. Procedures may vary from one school to the other.
Visit your school of interest and ask for their procedures to register for the NECO Common Entrance (NCEE). Procedures may vary from one school to the other.
What are the various steps to check my NECO results?
The new method of checking results requires buying token online instead of the scratch cards you’re used to.
Get the step by step guide in this post and follow due instructions at the NECO result checking page.
How much is NECO June/July or Nov/Dec registration 2020?
There’s no flat rate for NECO June/July among schools.
Some schools put in much and others add less at the official price or based on the price charged by the test panel.
Consider visiting some schools to compare their fees.
In the case of NECO GCE (November / December), you can see the official price on the NECO website www.mynecoexams.com. Be prepared to pay the cafeteria service fee plus the form price.
How can I apply for the correction of names in NECO 2020?
If there are spelling errors while registering at NECO, please kindly write the NECO Branch office of the state of exams through the principal (in the case of internal students – NECO June / July)
If you are a private candidate (NECO GCE – November/December), write and take a letter to the NECO State branch in person with court affidavit.
When is the estimated Closing Date for NECO registration?
First, keep in mind that although NECO can announce a specific closing date, schools do not wait until this date before they finish accepting candidate applications.
Therefore, contact your school of interest to know their closing dates.
In the case of GCE NECO (November/December), the closing date on their website should be taken seriously.
How possible can I get the NECO timetable?
The NECO internal schedule must be requested from the school examination official.
NECO applicants in November/December must have their schedule accompanied by their photo test card that must be delivered to the cafe you register at.
Applicants for NECO Nov/Dec should have their timetable accompanied with their exams photocard. This should be given to you by the caférian.
You can also check the NECO external page for the current year timetable update.
Can I combine two NECO results for admission?
Yes, you can combine two different NECO results for admission. You can as well combine NECO June/July with NECO Nov/Dec.
Also, note that all schools accept this combination and for any course whatsoever.
Can I combine a NECO result with a WAEC results?
Yes, you can.
Almost all schools accept this combination.
Meanwhile, some courses may not even allow two sittings e.g Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacy.
In such cases, It is difficult to combine results.
Can I make use of a NECO awaiting results for admission?
Yes, you can possibly make use of a NECO awaiting results for admission provided that such result will be released before your proposed university, polytechnic or college starts admission processes for the admission year.
Can I use of a NECO results outside Nigeria?
Yes, you can, because most foreign schools are now accepting NECO results for admissions.
All you need to do is to contact the school of your choice to know if they school recognizes or accepts the certificate.
Can I check my NECO result without a scratch card or checker?
No, you can’t.
As of now, it is impossible to check your NECO result for FREE.
All candidates must buy a checking card (usually called checker) to check on the NECO result checking website. Or try using the token method.
Where can I purchase a NECO scratch card and how much?
You can purchase a checker at the nearest NECO office at the price of #300.
You can also visit any available internet café nearby to buy the card but at a higher price though.
Also, know that if you’re to use token, the official price is N500, excluding the online transaction or Remita charge.
How many times can I use a NECO checker for a result?
You can use the NECO checker for results up to five (5) times.
You are also allowed to check a single result with the same card on 5 different occasions. The same thing happens to the use of the token method.
Also, note that it’s not possible to use one card/token for two results.
How can I print my NECO result?
Do you wish to print out your NECO result after check? All you have to do is to click on the Print Icon on the result checking NECO portal.
Also, you can equally make good use of your keyboard by pressing Ctrl+P.
Now select your printer connected to your computer and press ok. (Your result will be printed out).
This detailed information on how to check NECO results 2020 is compiled to make sure that checking your NECO result won’t be an issue.
This article provides answers to all vital questions and give a solution to your problem. However, if you still have challenges on any issue as regards NECO, pease kindly get in touch with us in the comment box as we get back to you in short time.