NECO (External) GCE Examination Commencement 2023 /Full Instruction

NECO GCE Examination Commencement 2023 | National Examination Council (NECO) has release the External candidates Examination Exam guideline 2023, , All registered candidates must present their registration print out before being allowed to enter the examination venue. check the List Of Examination Centres In Nigeria


General Info:

  1. The Registration fee, once paid, is not refundable.
  2. The use of reputable cyber cafes is highly recommended as the Council will not be liable for registration errors committed by candidates. (A list of suggested cyber cafes nationwide where candidates can log on to register are available on the NECO website – Internet Service Operators – or are physically on display at our State offices nationwide.)
  3. Candidates should carefully follow the instructions on the online scratch card before registration.
  4. Candidates should study the Regulations and Syllabuses before registration.
  5. Candidates should note that their uploaded image/photograph during the registration will be embossed on their certificates.
  6. Smoking, cellular phones and other electronic communication devices are not allowed in the examination hall.
  7. Candidates should dress in mufti, and no one will be allowed entry into the examination hall with arms.
  8. Multiple entries are not allowed. Candidates who register more than once will have their entire results cancelled.
  9. Candidates who damage or lose their scratch cards before registration will have to purchase another card.
  10. Please note that No candidate shall be allowed into an examination hall once an examination commences.
  11. Wearing of face mask in the exam hall is compulsory.
  12. Social and physical distancing in the examination hall or classroom will be strictly enforced/observed.
  13. Every candidate should bring into the examination hall or classroom his/her own hand sanitiser.
  14. A candidate showing symptoms of COVID-19 in the course of the examination will not be allowed to continue until he/’she is certified to be medically fit.

The SSCE External has Twenty-nine subjects as follows:

Agricultural Science, Arabic Language, Biology, Chemistry, Civic Education, Christian Religious Studies, Commerce, Economics, English Language, Financial Accounting, French, Further Mathematics, Geography, Government, Hausa, Health Education, History, Igbo, Islamic Studies, Literature-in-English, Mathematics, Marketing, Physical Education, Physics, Salesmanship, Stenography, Store Keeping, Yoruba, Technical Drawing.

How to Apply for NECO GCE Form

The NECO SSCE External Registration total fee is Twenty Thousand Four Hundred Naira (N20,400) Only.

Mode of Payment:

Candidates or registration points (cyber cafes) are to Visit and create an account using either their emails or phone numbers, activate the accounts and pay into the NECOSA through five payment options.

  • ATM Card
  • Internet Banking
  • USSD
  • Wallet
  • Bank Branch


Register Here 

For further Information:

Contact Us:

Address: National Examinations Council (NECO) Km 8, Bida Road, P.M.B 159, Minna, Nigeria.

Phone: 08069232760, 08052218069, 08052218070, 08189342653, 08189342754 (24/7 SUPPORT LINES)


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