The 2014 NECO June/July has been released!
The National Examinations Council
(NECO) has announced that 52.29 percent
of the candidates that sat for June/July
2014 Senior Secondary School Certificate
Examination (SSCE) passed at credit level
in five subjects, including English
Language and mathematics.
The Registrar and Chief Executive officer
of the Council, Professor Promise Okpala,
who announced the result in Minna, said
74.30 percent of the candidates made five
credits and above generally.
He said that 978,886 candidates of the
989,622 that registered sat for the
examination, which was conducted in 76
Of 989,622 candidates that wrote the
examination, 72.58 percent scored credit
level and above in English Language,
while 69.49 percent made similar grades
In sciences, 72.86 percent of candidates
that sat for Chemistry had credits, while
69.38 percent of physics candidates had
credit levels and in biology 67.83 percent
of the candidates made credit grades.
Okpala said that beyond the cost of
running the examination, insecurity in
many parts of the country grossly
affected the logistic operations of the
council during the school based
The registrar also said that efforts of the
council at reducing examination
malpractices paid off as only 0.44 percent
of those who sat for the examination
were involved in malpractices.